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Masks African & Native American. African Masks Native American Masks. Africa. Native America Settlements. Arctic ( Inuit ) Northwest ( Kwakiutl ) Plateau ( Nez Perce ) Southwest ( Hopi ) Plains ( Pawnee ) Southeastern ( Seminole ). African masks used in celebration.

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Masks african native american

MasksAfrican & Native American




Native america settlements
Native America Settlements

  • Arctic (Inuit)

  • Northwest (Kwakiutl)

  • Plateau (Nez Perce)

  • Southwest (Hopi)

  • Plains (Pawnee)

  • Southeastern (Seminole)





Function
Function

  • Ceremonial Costume

  • Religious and social events

  • Represent ancestors

  • Used in dance


Vocabulary
Vocabulary

  • Balance

  • Form

  • Texture

  • Pattern


Vocabulary1
Vocabulary

  • Asymmetrical Balance: informal balance, balance using unlike objects that have equal visual weight.

  • Symmetrical Balance: formal balance, perfect equality, visual balance on both sides.

  • Form: the structure of an object.

  • Texture: the feel of a surface

  • Pattern: the way a design repeats itself, duplication.


  • Ngady amwaash

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • Patterns of white and black triangles

  • represent domesticity

  • Lines represent tears

  • Powerful as an Elephant,

  • with Leopard Spots

  • Cameroon, Africa

  • Elephant Masks symbolizes royalty

  • Beaded cloth represents the elephants trunk

  • Colors and patterns express political functions

  • Black represents death

  • White represents ancestors

  • Red represents life


  • Kple kple

  • Cote d’Ivoire

  • Used in spirit and dance

  • Symbolizes youth

  • Buffalo Threatens and Protects

  • Buffalo Mask

  • Decorative geometric pattern

  • Worn at funerals, and market days


Pablo picasso
Pablo Picasso

Influences from African tribal art can be seen in earth tones, geometric shapes, and subjects of bulls and horned creatures, similar to those found in the African range.

Later, this style was named CUBISM, after the way it is broken into cube like forms.


Woman with guitar georges braque 1913
Woman with guitarGeorges Braque, 1913

Violon, verre, pipe et encrier

Pablo Picasso, 1912


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