Mask  -  The Other Face   (Color illustrations on Art Paper)

Mask - The Other Face (Color illustrations on Art Paper)

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Author: Bharati Debi
Anshu Prokash Nandan/
Painter/Illustrator/Animator: A P Nandan
Publisher: National Book Trust
Year: 2010
Language: English
Pages: 36
ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788123758978


Masks have been used since ancient times for religious, cultural and entertainment purpose. An essential element in many rituals and festivals, the masks extends its power and mystery for the wearer as well as the audience.

This interesting book brings together the various types of masks used in the different states of India. Complemented with colourful illustrations, it presents the art of making, wearing and acting a mask as can be seen in the rituals and ceremonies of various communities in India.


List of Photographs / Sketches

1. Classification
2. Material
3. Form
4. Size
5. Play & Game
6. Drama
7. Mask Dance
8. Festival Dance
9. Ritual Dance
10. Decoration
11. Others