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African Masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva by Iris Hahner-Herzog; Maria Kecskesi; Lazlo Vajda - Hardcover - 1998 - from Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB (SKU: 133103)

African Masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva

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African Masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva

by Iris Hahner-Herzog; Maria Kecskesi; Lazlo Vajda

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ISBN 13
9783791318066
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Munich: Prestel, 1998. Hardcover. VG/VG, ex-library. Stamp title page, pocket in back.. Grey cloth. Navy illustrated dust jacket. (35), 287 pages : illustrations (some color), color map. English edition of the 1997-1998 catalogue for the exhibition held at the Haus der Kunst Munich, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Banque Generale du Luxeumbourg, Musee royal de l'Afrique centrale, and Fondation Bismarck in Paris, which exhibited 218 masks from the Barbier-Mueller collection.
African Masks surveys 248 of the finest examples of masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, of which 100 are reproduced in stunning color illustrations. Leading scholars on African art describe the masks' historical and religious functions, and their symbolic significance.
Contents: Acknowledgements / by Jean Paul Barbier -- Preface / by Christoph Vitali -- Map of ethnic groups --"I am not myself" / by Maria Kecskési and Lázló [sic] Vajda -- Plates / with notes by Iris Hahner-Herzog -- Catalogue: 248 masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection -- Bibliography -- Index of ethnic groups.

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Mullen Books, Inc. ABAA / ILAB US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
133103
Title
African Masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva
Author
Iris Hahner-Herzog; Maria Kecskesi; Lazlo Vajda
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - VG/VG, ex-library. Stamp title page, pocket in back.
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
3791318063
ISBN 13
9783791318066
Publisher
Prestel
Place of Publication
Munich
Date Published
1998
Keywords
African Art ; Barbier-Mueller collection ; ;
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African Art;

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