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Masks of Bali

4.6  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  1 Review
A lovely book showcasing 50-some extraordinary masks, shown in full-page photos, with interpretive commentary on each mask's character and role on facing pages. This glorious gallery alone could have made a book, but here it is enhanced with text on the four kinds of dramas in which the masks are us
Paperback, 131 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by Chronicle Books (CA)
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Vivienne Kruger
Jun 18, 2014 Vivienne Kruger rated it it was amazing
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Masked drama performances have been an important ritual on Bali for over a thousand years. Slattum presents a gallery of fifty significant, visually stunning masks photographed at both private collections and in Balinese museums. Explanatory text accessible to Westerners delves into the artistry involved in creating these intricate pieces, their symbolic and cultural significance, and the elevated role they assume in village ceremonial life. These magical, totemic masks have come to represent ...more
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