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Land of the Flying Masks: Art and Culture in Burkina Faso: The Thomas G.B. Wheelock Collection

Christopher D. Roy; Thomas G. B. Wheelock

Published by Prestel Publishing, 2007
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471 pages with 1075 color illustrations and a map. "Featured here are examples of the intricate and brightly colored masks for which Burkina Faso is best known, and which are used throughout the country in traditional ceremonies and celebrations. The collection also contains a multitude of other ceremonial objects such as costumes, dance ornaments, statues, instruments and pieces of jewelry as well as beautifully crafted everyday items including spoons, pots, baskets, stools and chairs. The pieces in this marvelously panoramic collection reflect a country rich in cultural diversity, tradition, and artisty." In about Near Fine condition. Paypal always welcome. We pack and ship all our books with care in cardboard boxes. Additional photos emailed upon request. Overseas shipping is $100 insured. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: The Thomas G.B. Wheelock Collection is the largest private assemblage of works of Burkina Faso art in the world. Now accessible to the public for the first time, this book reveals the country's enormous artistic range.
Featured here are examples of the intricate and brightly colored masks for which Burkina Faso is best known, and which are used throughout the country in traditional ceremonies and celebrations. The collection also contains a multitude of other ceremonial objects such as costumes, dance ornaments, statues, instruments and pieces of jewelry as well as beautifully crafted everyday items including spoons, pots, baskets, stools and chairs. The pieces in this marvellously panoramic collection reflect a country rich in cultural diversity, tradition, and artistry.

About the Author: Thomas Wheelock has travelled and collected extensively in Burkina Faso for more than thirty years, and assembled the world's leading private collection of art from this West African country.

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Title: Land of the Flying Masks: Art and Culture in...
Publisher: Prestel Publishing
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Near Fine
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