Magic Faces – Caras Magicas: Mexican Mask Paintings

Magic Faces – Caras Magicas: Mexican Mask Paintings

Mexican Masks, an essential part of history

The ancient intent and purpose of the animistic masks of the indigenous people of Mexico can yet be found in those used in dances and fiestas today. Set in the context of these paintings, the masks reveal themselves to be an essential part of the history and the culture of Mexico.

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The ancient intent and purpose of the animistic masks of the indigenous people of Mexico can yet be found in those used in dances and fiestas today. Set in the context of these paintings, the masks reveal themselves to be an essential part of the history and the culture of Mexico.

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Genres: Educational, Non-Fiction
Tags: Adult | Young Adult, Art Books
Publisher: Erin Go Bragh Publishing
Publication Year: 2019
Format: Hardback
Length: 90 color pages
ASIN: 1941345662
ISBN: 9781941345665
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About the Author
Michael Earney

Michael Earney is a renowned fine arts painter and has been a commercial artist, tee-shirt designer, maker of one-of-a-kind decorative folding-screens and headboards, ceramic sculptor, a potter, and an award-winning documentary filmmaker.

He co-authored Land and Cattle; his paintings of Mexican masks are collected and published as Magic Faces, Caras Magicas, and he wrote the text which is in English and Spanish. His work is included in Las Aves de los altos de Chiapas and La Pitahaya en las Artes Plasticas, and has contributed both artwork and writing to a variety of publications.

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