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Face in art, Primitive cultural rituals, Masks, Musical instruments, Wordless book, artists' books


drum leaf binding with hidden built up compartment holding BB's. Enclosed in a collaged and painted wrapping envelope, held with woven ribbon. Book closed with wrapper; book closed with wrapper open; interior spreads; back cover; cover. Visions of a primitive ritual dance performed around a fire are evoked through these images of tribal masks. Rhythmic sounds can be made by shaking the book like a maraca.

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Tucson, AZ:Carolyn Leigh


©Carolyn Leigh, Tucson, AZ:Carolyn Leigh

Materials / Techniques

collage; painting; cut outs; board; paper; paint; acrylic medium; glitter; mull; metallic woven ribbon; BB's


8 x 8 cm

Nightfall Faces



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