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Goodwill Art

Crafts and Design Technology:
Masks old and new
 



Actors masks, death masks, ritual and religious masks, protective masks. Appearances may differ, but most people appreciate the significance of masks, or use them. These examples show how mask and helmet designs cross the boundaries of time and place.

20-page teaching notes

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Specimen cards in this set:

TAHITI
   C20th BRITISH ART
ANGLO-SAXON
   Helmet found at Sutton Hoo, C7
AUSTRALIA, TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS
   Turtle-shell mask, C19
BACON, FRANCIS
   Triptych
BLAKE, PETER
   On the Balcony, 1955-7
BLISS, DOUGLAS
   Carson's cows, 1946
BOLIVIA
   Devil mask with electric light bulb eyes, C20
BREALEY, WILLIAM RAMSDEN
   Gas mask, 1939
BRITISH COLUMBIA
   Inuit mask
   Kwakwaka'wakw, C20
   Thunderbird mask, 1941
CANADA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
   Ceremonial mask, C16
EGYPT
   Funerary mask of Satdjehuty, C20 BC
FREUD, LUCIAN
   Last portrait, 1977
GILBERT AND GEORGE
   Juice, 1984
GORE, SPENCER
   The cinder path, 1912
GUATEMALA
   Snarling mask, C20
HAMILTON, RICHARD
   Swinging London, 1968
HODGKIN, HOWARD
   Rain, 1984-9
INDONESIA, BALI
   Bhoma mask
INDONESIA, JAVA
   Actor's mask, C0-5
   Mask of a prince
ITALY
   Carnival mask, C19
JAPAN
   Miniature No masks, C20
   No masks, C19
JAVA
   Actor's mask, C0-5
JOHN, GWEN
   Young woman holding a black cat, c.1920-25
JOHNS, ALLEN
   Reflected man, 1964
KEANE, JOHN
   Mickey Mouse at the front, 1991
KNIGHT, DAME LAURA
   Ruby screwing the breech-nut
KOREA
   Papier-mach demon mask, C20
LEETE, ALFRED
   Britons join your country's army, 1914
LOWRY, L.S.
   The Accident, 1964
MOORE, HENRY
   Shelter Scene: Bunks and Sleepers, 1941
NASH
   We are making a new world, c.1914-18
NASH, JOHN
   Over the top, 1917
NASH, PAUL
   *Battle of Britain, 1940
NEVINSON, C.R.W.
   A bursting shell, 1915
OTTOMAN, CAUCASUS
   War mask, C15
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
   Eharo, spirit mask
PURU
   Head-dress ornament in the form of a fox, C1
SPENCER, STANLEY
   The Dustman or The Lovers, 1934
SRI LANKA
   Curing mask, C19
SUTHERLAND
   Entrance to a lane, 1939
SUTHERLAND, GRAHAM
   Welsh landscape, 1936
TIBET
   Monastic mask
UNITED STATES, ALASKA
   *Mother earth..., C20
UNITED STATES, NORTH WEST COAST.
   Tlingit mask, C19
UNITED STATES, PENNIER
   Shaman mask, 1994
WALLIS, AFRED
   The white house
WOOD, CHRISTOPHER
   Le Phare