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Balinese Masks: Spirits of an Ancient Drama

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Masked performances are an ancient and integral part of Balinese rituals. A great variety of Bali's masks, many of them sacred and rarely displayed, are represented in this book. The spectacular detail and craftsmanship of the masks, their artistry, symbolism, religious significance, and manufacture, will take readers on a fascinating journey into the sacred rituals of Bali.

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Recognized worldwide for its excellance and craftsmanship

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Masked performances are an ancient and integral part of Balinese rituals. A great variety of Bali's masks, many of them sacred and rarely displayed, are represented in this book. The spectacular detail and craftsmanship of the masks, their artistry, symbolism, religious significance, and manufacture, will take readers on a fascinating journey into the sacred rituals of Bali.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Judy Slattumandlt;/bandgt; is an educator who writes frequently on Bali and conducts cultural tours of the island with her husband, I Made Surya, a Balinese mask dancer. She was curator of the "Balinese Traditional Masks" exhibition at the 1991 Festival of Indonesia in the US and of the touring national exhibition.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;bandgt;Paul Schraubandlt;/bandgt; is a photographer specializing in art glass and tabletop photography, in addition to fashion and portraits. He lives in Santa Cruz, California.

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Living Masks of Bali

The Art of Mask Carving

Topeng

Wayang Wong

Barong

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804841849
Author:
Slattum, Judy
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Schraub, Paul
Author:
Geertz, Hildred
Subject:
General Art
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Bali; Balinese masks; Balinese mask manufacture; Balinese tradition; sacred Balinese ritual
Subject:
Bali ; Balinese masks ; Balinese mask manufacture
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20110331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
over 90 color photographs
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
9.00 x 9.50 in

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