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African Masks at the British Museum
Find out about the African masks in the British Museum
Slideshow from the British Museum
Click below to watch the British Museum's informative slideshow on African masks.
The Art of the African Mask
This website, from the University of Virginia, includes information and pictures of different kinds of African masks.
National Museum of African Art
Books in the Senior Library
African art and culture by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 709.6
Look at page 32 - 33 to find a section on masks.
Art of Africa
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 709.67
Art from sub-Saharan Africa, with its wealth of unusual iconography.
African masks from the Barbier-Mueller Collection, Geneva by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 731.75096
Masks : Faces of culture by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 745.5
This book covers all sorts of masks
Faces, places, and inner spaces : a guide to looking at art by
Call Number: Library - Non Fiction 701
Look at page 14 to find information on an African portrait mask (Ndoma) from a West African culture called Baule.
Website - Why wear a mask?
This website includes information on African masks and the role of imagination, performance and play in the use of African masks. A colourful, fun website from the National Museum of African Art in Washington, USA.