African masks: from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva

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Prestel, 1998 - Art - 322 pages
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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.

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About the author (1998)

Iris Hahner-Herzog Is An Ethnologist And Co-Author Of Many Books On African Art.

Maria Kecskesi Is Head Of The African Collection At The Staatliches Museum Fur Volkerkunde In Munich

Lazlo Vajda Is Professor Emertius For Ethnology At The University Of Munich