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“Why do you wear a mask? Were you burned by acid or something?" ~~~"Oh no. It's just they're terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future.”  ~ The Princess Bride ~

Picture of Collection of vintage African masks different styles South Africa,. stock photo, images and stock photography.

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interesting how robots still look like African masks. African tradition abstracted the human face so long ago and our modern tech can't improve on the streamlined effect worked out by my ancestors.

Antelope Mask Colorful Wall Decor   Artist: Mkankha Brothers  Made In: Zimbabwe  $58.00

African masks are integral part of African culture because of being an important ceremonial costume. Shop this unique antelope mask wall hanging to give African touch to your home.

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African art is rich in meaning and expression. Tribal Masks have inspired many famous artists such as Picasso.

Maschera femminile subsahariana

Maschera femminile subsahariana

19th-20th century. Nigeria. Edo, Urhobo culture. Wood/Pigment. Wood-sculpture.

19th-20th century. Nigeria. Edo, Urhobo culture. Wood/Pigment. Wood-sculpture.

Africa | 'Ram' mask from the Igbo people of Nigeria | Wood, pigment, textile

Nigeria Igbo people Ram mask of wood, pigment, and textile.

Maschere Rituali / 1, saggio di Giorgio Mancinelli [ Saggio, Antropologia ] ::   LaRecherche.it

Maschere Rituali / 1, saggio di Giorgio Mancinelli [ Saggio, Antropologia ] :: LaRecherche.it

Old Chum’s photostream Parures Africaines

Bwa masqueraders of Burkina Faso (from "Parures Africaines" by Denise Paulme and Jacques Brosse).

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Greek masks were classically used to bring the actors "closer to the audience" because of the dramatic, overly-exaggerated expressions they portray. These masks also allowed actors to play multiple roles. (The word "mask" in Greek is "persona".

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