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National Museum of African Art | Lines, Marks, and Drawings: Through the Lens of Roger Ballen | Apparitions

Injured - Roger Ballen - More from his series of work created on glass.” From the Apparitions series, Archival pigment print, Collection of the artist

Sachin Teng rocks !

Sachin Teng - Use limited palettes to paint on a layer underneath a Bledn Mode>Multipy line drawing layer

American actress Mae Marsh (1895–1968) as The Sheep in Paramount's “Alice in Wonderland”, directed by Norman Z McLeod. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1933

American actress Mae Marsh as The Sheep in Paramount's “Alice in Wonderland”, directed by Norman Z McLeod. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).

How romantic: This couple has donned masks that appear to be something of a cross between a badger and a bird

These might be the creepiest Halloween costumes ever

People have been dressing up in costume for Halloween for many years. Here is a collection of vintage photos showing Halloween costumes through the years. These costumes look a lot scarier than some of the costumes we see now.

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Les casques de réalité virtuelle de Walter Pichler en 1967

Walter Pichler TV Helmet (Portable Living Room), 1967 T he work of the Austrian artist and architect Walter Pichler is not well known, d.

Benin w African county

Benin w African county

EASTER'S COMING

EASTER'S COMING

Art Primitif Africain Agalom

Dancer in traditional costume during a Presidential visit - Ivory Coast, 1947 - scanned vintage print.

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Peter Beard Orphaned Cheetah Cubs Mweiga National Park Kenya for The End of the Game 1968

Pende Pumbu Mask (Pumbu is deemed the most dangerous and is reserved for only the most powerful chiefs. The Pumbu, unlike the majority of other masks, is only danced on special occasions such as when the chief is seriously ill, in times of illness or famine, when other issues are causing disruption in the community or when the chief feels threatened. Through the dancing of the Pumbu the chief asserts his authority).

Pende Pumbu Mask (Pumbu is deemed the most dangerous and is reserved for only the most powerful chiefs. The Pumbu, unlike the majority of other masks, is only danced on special occasions such as when the chief is seriously ill, in times of illness or famine, when other issues are causing disruption in the community or when the chief feels threatened. Through the dancing of the Pumbu the chief asserts his authority).

Waterskiing Witch

1953 full-length portrait of water ski champion Alfredo Mendoza skiing in witch’s costume, holding broomstick, jumping in mid-air, Cypress Gardens, Florida.

Wilder Mann by Charles Fréger

These are Babugeri, wild men from Bulgaria. Bulgarian men wear these costumes in their pagan rituals. The photo was taken by Charles Freg.

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