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Out From Behind This Mask

- July 27, 2017 in Art & Illustrations, Culture & History, death, death masks, Featured Articles, laurence hutton, laurence hutton collection, masks, memorial, Philosophy, plaster, punctum, roland barthes, walt whitman

A Barthesian bristle and the curious power of Walt Whitman’s posthumous eyelids — D. Graham Burnett on meditations conjured by a visit to the death masks of the Laurence Hutton Collection.

Edward Curtis’ Photographs of Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Dress and Masks (ca. 1914)

- March 29, 2017 in british columbia, Canada, ceremonial, ceremonies, Edward Curtis, first nation, masks, ritual

The ceremonial costumes and masks of the Kwakwaka'wakw people as photographed by American photographer and ethnologist Edward Curtis, famous for his work with Native American people.

Edward Curtis’ Photographs of Kwakwaka’wakw Ceremonial Dress and Masks (ca. 1914)

- March 29, 2017 in british columbia, Canada, ceremonial, ceremonies, Edward Curtis, first nation, masks, ritual

The ceremonial costumes and masks of the Kwakwaka'wakw people as photographed by American photographer and ethnologist Edward Curtis, famous for his work with Native American people.

Flemish Mask Designs in the Grotesque Style (1555)

- July 8, 2014 in auricular, cornelis floris, frans huys, grotesque, masks

A selection of stunning mask designs from the hand of Dutch engraver Frans Huys, rooted in the "grotesque" style and composed of shapes inspired from creaturely and vegetative forms (forming a style that would later become known as "auricular").

Flemish Mask Designs in the Grotesque Style (1555)

- July 8, 2014 in auricular, cornelis floris, frans huys, grotesque, masks

A selection of stunning mask designs from the hand of Dutch engraver Frans Huys, rooted in the "grotesque" style and composed of shapes inspired from creaturely and vegetative forms (forming a style that would later become known as "auricular").