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The Resource Congo masks : masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue, editor, Marc Leo Felix ; authors: Dr. Viviane Baeke [and 10 others] ; photos, Paul Louis [and 5 others]

Congo masks : masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue, editor, Marc Leo Felix ; authors: Dr. Viviane Baeke [and 10 others] ; photos, Paul Louis [and 5 others]

Label
Congo masks : masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue
Title
Congo masks
Title remainder
masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue
Statement of responsibility
editor, Marc Leo Felix ; authors: Dr. Viviane Baeke [and 10 others] ; photos, Paul Louis [and 5 others]
Contributor
Author
Editor
Host institution
Issuing body
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This splendid illustrated exploration of masks and masking ceremonies from the Democratic Republic of the Congo presents more than 130 outstanding wooden masks dating from the 18th to the 20th century. Visually stunning and spiritually charged, these objects connected wearers with their ancestors and were part of elaborate costumes used in ritual performances. Including some of the finest works of African art in private hands, this volume features masks from eleven distinct stylistic zones: Ukongo, Ukwango, Ukete, Ukuba, Urunda, Uruwa, Utanganyika, Umaniema, Uituri, Ubangi, and Umongo. Displaying an enormous diversity of materials, design, and craftsmanship, these masks reflect the wide range of natural resources available throughout the Congo region and illuminate the unique belief systems of local populations. Accessible and informative essays provide insight into these extraordinary objects and are enlivened by both new photography and archival images showing the ceremonial use of masks in early 20th-century Congo. Exhibition: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, USA (10.11.2018-18.02.2019)
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
700.96
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
NB1099.C6
LC item number
C66 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Felix, Marc Leo
  • Baeke, Viviane
  • Louis, Paul
  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
  • Congo Basin Art History Research Center
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Masks
  • Masks
Label
Congo masks : masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue, editor, Marc Leo Felix ; authors: Dr. Viviane Baeke [and 10 others] ; photos, Paul Louis [and 5 others]
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 382-384)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Ukuba stylistic zone
  • David Binkley
  • Urunda stylistic zone
  • Manuel Jordan
  • Uruwa stylistic zone
  • Constantine Petridis, Julien Volper, Viviane Baeke
  • Utanganyika stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Umaniema stylistic zone
  • Pol P. Gossiaux, Viviane Baeke, Marc Leo Felix
  • Masking in Congo : Introduction
  • Uituri stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ubangi stylistic zone
  • Kellum H. Brown
  • Umongo stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Masks and musical instruments
  • Manuel Jordan
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ukongo stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ukwango stylistic zone
  • Arthur Bourgeois, Zoe S. Strother, Julien Volper, Viviane Baeke
  • Ukete stylistic zone
  • Rik Ceyssens
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st American edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780300238754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1029880009
Label
Congo masks : masterpieces from Central Africa : a book and catalogue, editor, Marc Leo Felix ; authors: Dr. Viviane Baeke [and 10 others] ; photos, Paul Louis [and 5 others]
Publication
Distribution
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 382-384)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Ukuba stylistic zone
  • David Binkley
  • Urunda stylistic zone
  • Manuel Jordan
  • Uruwa stylistic zone
  • Constantine Petridis, Julien Volper, Viviane Baeke
  • Utanganyika stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Umaniema stylistic zone
  • Pol P. Gossiaux, Viviane Baeke, Marc Leo Felix
  • Masking in Congo : Introduction
  • Uituri stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ubangi stylistic zone
  • Kellum H. Brown
  • Umongo stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Masks and musical instruments
  • Manuel Jordan
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ukongo stylistic zone
  • Marc Leo Felix
  • Ukwango stylistic zone
  • Arthur Bourgeois, Zoe S. Strother, Julien Volper, Viviane Baeke
  • Ukete stylistic zone
  • Rik Ceyssens
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st American edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9780300238754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1029880009

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