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Masques de l'Himalaya

Author: François Pannier
Publisher: Martigny, Switzerland : Fondation Bernard et Caroline de Watteville ; Milan : 5 Continents ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book dedicated exclusively to the subject of the Himalayan mask. Mysterious, sacred, and unusual, the masks of the Himalayas only recently arrived in the West. Unlike African or Oceanic masks, whose discovery by early twentieth-century artists altered the conception of art by their influence on Cubism, Himalayan masks only became accessible to collectors following the opening up of Nepal in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
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Himalaya Expositions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Masques de l'Himalaya.
Martigny, Switzerland : Fondation Bernard et Caroline de Watteville ; Milan : 5 Continents ; New York : Distributed in the United States and Canada by Harry N. Abrams, ©2009
(OCoLC)616527401
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: François Pannier
ISBN: 9788874395194 8874395191
OCLC Number: 317927181
Language Note: Text in French and English.
Notes: Published in conjunction with an exhibition organized by the Bernard and Caroline de Watteville Foundation of Martigny, Switzerland, and held from May 16, 2009 to Dec. 31, 2010.
Description: 207 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface / Arnaud d'Houterives --
Introduction / Bernard and Caroline de Watteville --
The background to a discovery / François Pannier --
Himalayan masks and the tribal art / Dominique Blanc --
Somewhere between laughter and terror, a short eulogy on grimace--
/ Bérénice Geoffroy-Schneiter --
Catalogue --
Appendixes.
Other Titles: Masks of the Himalayas
Responsibility: sous la direction de Fraņcois Pannier = Masks of the Himalayas / edited by Fraņcois Pannier.

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Spanning all religious influences in the Himalayan region - Hindu and Buddhist, animist and shamanic - and covering the area from Ladakh to Indian Kashmir, Nepal, Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh, and  Read more...

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