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L'homme et ses masques, Chefs-d'œuvre de la collection Barbier-Mueller

The man and his masks, Masterpieces from the collection Barbier-Mueller
From may 24 to august 28 2005
Oriental art
The exhibit shows some sixty unique pieces chosen among a selection of poet and writer Michel Butor. These masks, from Africa and Oceania, Europe and America surpirse us by their ethnographic diversity as well as by their unique aesthetics. Added to these masks are Chinese, Iranian, Javanese and precolombian funeral masks, as well as masks from the sacred Tibetan and Nepalese theater and the secular Japanese theater.

Musée Jacquemart-André

158, bd Haussmann
75008 Paris - France

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Hours :
Horaire(s) d'ouverturefrom 10 am to 6 pm
Admission :
Admission fee : 8 €
Concessions : 6 € Unemployed, Students, Adult groups, Visitors with disabilities, Under 18
Free : Under 7
Special concessions : 25 € Families
Special concessions : 4 € School groups
Frontal mask, Alaska, north-western coast of the United States, Tlingit people, 19th century, polychrome wood, 18 cm, collected by the lieutenant Emmons surroundings 1900, old collection Heye fondation, museum of the american Indians, New York
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