Описание: In the Mexican states of Puebla and Veracruz, old masked dances have survived in isolated mountain regions. These dances include wonderful masks of humans and animals, masks with beautiful, comic, or wicked faces. Created by Indigenous master carvers, mascareros, these masks and puppets appear during religious fiestas. Over 700 vivid color photos reveal these masks and puppets in all their glory. The thoroughly researched text answers the questions about who made these beautiful works of art, who these dance characters are, and the nature of the religion they represent. The Spanish conquerors strove to convert the Indian inhabitants of Mexico to Christianity. However, these converts secretly retained important deities from earlier times to accompany Christian elements, creating a poetic blend of beliefs. Given that these indigenous peoples have suffered many injustices, the masks, puppets, and dance dramas reflect many unresolved societal tensions along with veiled wishes for divine justice.
Описание: This sumptuous slipcased set presents The Barbier Mueller Collection of Pre Columbian art, which includes masterworks from the Aztec, Maya and other cultures, in two magnificently illustrated books written by the greatest international specialists on the subject.
Описание: Presents the Samurai armour collection of the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum in Dallas, Texas. Offering a look into the world of the Samurai warrior, this book begins with an introduction. It consists of a catalogue of objects, concentrating on 120 significant works in the collection.
Автор: Chandavij & Pramualratana Название: Thai Puppets & Khon Masks ISBN: 9748225232 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789748225234 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Цена: 2351 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Elaborately, gilded masks worn by dancers performing in the popular Ramayana dance drama are an enduring symbol of Thai culture. Since their introduction
in the late eighteenth century, many hundreds of thousands of masks have been produced by skilled craftsmen. Less well-known as an art form, the history of Thai puppetry dates back
to the 17th century Ayutthaya when large, metre-high puppets were used to relate popular folk tales.
Today practitioners of this art form are becoming scarce, as are the finely
crafted puppets themselves.
Название: Masks Of Bali ISBN: 0811800628 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780811800624 Издательство: Abrams Цена: 1340 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: With lavish photographs and fascinating first-person interviews, the worlds’s leading expert on the Guro culture examines the artistic accomplishments of this african people.
Название: Masks & Facades: Olaf Martens ISBN: 3897900173 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783897900172 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Цена: 3658 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The international public's fascination with St Petersburg seemingly attained its zenith in May 2003, when the city celebrated its tricentenary - but it is bound to reach new heights. The photographer Olaf Martens has focused on it for some years now - continually redesigning, seeking and inventing his perspective on it. Masks & Facades reveals this perfectionist's excitingly broad range. Precisely constructed pictorial universes which nonetheless ironically question the assumptions of the city with all its beauty, brilliance and arrogantly staged bid for metropolitan status - which would evade the grasp of the specialist limited to fashion, erotic or human-interest photography. 'To realize a picture rather than make a copy is the aim in this approach,' as Klaus Honnef, an art historian, puts it in his contribution to this book. The photographer has succeeded in 'even integrating the unforeseeable in his calculations'. In the pictorial universe that is Martens's St Petersburg everything is beautiful and picturesque in an artificial way. Viewers only notice that something isn't quite right after subjecting it to closer scrutiny.' Like the photographer who has found his inspiration in this magnificent metropolis, they are sure to succumb to the 'ceaseless oscillation between appearances and reality' representing a 'symbiosis of exuberant lust for life, exaggerated artificiality and whitewashed decay' that is St Petersburg.
Автор: Anushka Ravishankar Название: Masks and Performance ISBN: 8186211470 ISBN-13(EAN): 9788186211472 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 1344 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book explores the adventure implicit in acting and make-believe, offering creative and empowering means of self-expression for children. It contains practical instructions on how to make a variety of masks and props and incorporate them into performance. For the educator, it also looks at the role of performance in art education, highlights histories of different mask and performance traditions, and suggests ways to adapt them to suit contemporary situations and everyday materials.
Название: Balinese masks ISBN: 0794600751 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780794600754 Издательство: Tuttle Цена: 2316 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: Take a visual and spiritual journey into the drama of Balinese culture with this stunning introduction to Balinese masks. Readers will enjoy the beautiful photographs as they learn about the cultural, historical, and religious significance of Balinese masks, many of which have never been seen by the public. Photographed at private collections and museums, the masks presented here will take readers on a journey into the sacred rituals of Bali.
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