Power Mask -

Power Mask

The Power of Masks

By Walter van Beirendonck

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Since the nineties, Walter Van Beirendonck has been fascinated with masks. They change your identity, invoke a certain atmosphere and have an instant impact. Many artists, among whom are Andre Breton, Pablo Picasso and even Brueghel, have been influenced by them. Power Mask - The Power of Masks elaborates on the many different aspects of masks: the link between Western art and African masks, the supernatural aspect, rituals about masks, masks in fashion or as a fetish... This book accompanies an expo in the Wereldmuseum (World Museum) Rotterdam, from 1 September 2017 until 7 January 2018. AUTHOR: Walter Van Beirendonck has launched clothing lines of his own making since 1983. His creations are characterised by bright, exceptional colour combinations and a strong graphical influence. He supervises and teaches at the Antwerp Fashion Academy. SELLING POINTS: . Walter Van Beirendonck's book on all the different aspects of 'masks' includes work by James Ensor, Paul McCarthy, Keith Haring, Louise Bourgeois, Emil Nolde, Axel Hoedt, Leigh Bower, Man Ray, Pablo Picasso, Andre Breton... . With texts by Valerie Steele, Kaat Debo, and Chris Dercon . Elaborates on the many different aspects of masks: from the link between Western art and African masks, to their supernatural aspect, rituals about masks, masks in fashion, and even masks as a fetish 260 colour, 40 b/w

Product code: 9789401442954

ISBN 9789401442954
No. Of Pages 240
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H280xW230
Publisher Lannoo
Walter Van Beirendonck's book on all the different aspects of masks includes work by a wide range of artists, with texts by Valerie Steele, Kaat Debo and Chris Dercon.