Antique and Vintage Masks

Strictly speaking, masks are designed to hide the faces of the people who wear them. But masks themselves are also faces presented to the world, the alter-egos of their wearers as well as windows into the societies that made them. In this way, masks conceal while exposing, obfuscate while revealing, camouflage while laying bare. Those who gravitate toward such ineffable examples of fine art, though, are generally guided by geography rather...Continue Reading
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