Mask

Mask
Mask
Date:
19th–early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 30
Century:
Media:
Wood, Mud, Shell, And Green Beetle Carapaces
Dimensions:
35.6 x 17.8 x 20.3 cm (14 x 7 x 8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Oceania
Culture/People:
Probably Banaro People
Provenance:

Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art

Accession Number:
2007.44.93
Acquisition Date:
2007-10-11
Credit Line:

Gift of Marcia and John Friede in honor of Diane B. Wilsey and Harry S. Parker III

Exhibition History:

2005 - New Guinea Art. Masterpieces from the Jolika Collection of Marcia and John Friede. De Young Museum, San Francisco, 2005.

1984 - Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1984, "Primitivism in 20th Century Art."

Mask with thick mud encrustation. Included in MOMA's “Primitivism” show (1984): exemplifying the interests of French artist Jean Dubuffet and American Abstract Expressionist artists of the 1940's.

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