26/04/2010

-KHENIS, GHOST EATERS FIGURE IN KAGBENI VILLAGE, NEPAL. MASQUES & ARTS TRIBAUX HIMALAYENS, PARIS. NEPAL ANIMAL MASK. WESTERN NEPAL PRIMITIVE NAMASTE POSTURE FIGURE. HIMALAYAN MASK HIMALAYAN TRIBAL ART

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INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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KHENIS GHOST EATERS FIGURE

IN KAGBENI VILLAGE NEPAL

Kagbeni is a fortified two gates medioeval  village located in a strategic place at the cofluence of two river valleys, situated in a fertile area.

During the 19th century the human guards of the gates become superfluous and were replaced with two human figure moulded from clay each  named KHENIS or Ghost Eaters, primitive iconographic subjects probably remanants of the ancient BON religion.

Photo credit www.trekearth.com/gallery/photo481538.htm

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WESTERN NEPAL THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION I

 Photo courtesy of Jean Claud Latombe

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WESTERN NEPAL THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION II

Photo courtesy of   Reto Niederhauser 

 
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-WESTERN NEPAL, THE  ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC  LIVING TRADITION III

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THE PHUR-PA

TIBETAN RITUAL DAGGERS

JOHN C. HUNTINGTON Artibus Asiae - Publishers 6612 Ascona - Switzerland 1975

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MASQUES & ARTS TRIBAUX HIMALAYENS

2007 EXHIBITION

GALERIE LE TOIT DU MONDE

PARIS

 at Salon du Vieux Colombier
Galerie Le Toit Du Monde 6, rue Visconti - 75006 Paris Tél/Fax : 01 43 54 27 05 / contact@letoitdumonde.net
http://www.letoitdumonde.net/

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RICHARD LAIR COLLECTION

 A SENSITIVE SELECTION courtesy of Richard Lair.

-Nepalese shaman pictures courtesy of    Josh Lustig   http://www.joshlustig.com/; Vincent Van den Berg http://web.mac.com/vincentvandenberg/shi/Index.html , Manishakya http://www.flickr.com/photos/manishakya/  Arts Premiers Collection Bruxelles http://sanza.skynetblogs.be/ , undated nepalese post card.

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RURAL ART of the WESTERN HIMALAYA

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Interesting the iconography of this Himachal Pradesh mask (Museum of Folk and Tribal Art Gurgaon New Dheli  www.museumoffolkandtribalart.in ), collected by Mr KC Aryan for his Museum,  and directly comparable with an item present in the Ethnoflorence Himalayan photo archive.

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MASKS OF THE HIMALAYA

Old Southern Nepal animal mask, Terai area (?), traces of red natural color on natural wood (Inventory no.65)

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KANAK MANI DIXIT

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WALKING ON THE ROAF OF WESTERN NEPAL III

Photo Credit Michael N. Leach
www.indianepalphotos.com

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NEPALESE FIGURE

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“Photo Document: Nineteen Seventies” by Kanak Mani Dixit at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, Baber Mahal, Kathmandu Nepal NEPAL TRIBAL ART

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ENIGMAS DE LAS MONTANAS MASCARAS TRIBALES DEL HIMALAYA

GUSTAVO GILI COLLECTION

BARCELONA

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-Invitation card of the exhibition “Photo Document: Nineteen Seventies” by Kanak Mani Dixit at Siddhartha Art Gallery, Baber Mahal Revisited, Baber Mahal, Kathmandu


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SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL ART SHOW

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CORA EDMONDS

In October of 2007, ArtXchange gallery director and photographer Cora Edmonds made a trip to Humla Region of  Nepal to pursue a personal dream: to search for the young subject of her Namaste photograph. For many years, Cora's hope was to find the boy and give something back to him and his family for the inspiration his image has provided so many people. 

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ART XCHANGE  CULTURAL EXCHANGE THROUGH ART FILM PHOTOGRAPHY  512 First Ave. S. , Seattle WA 98104 tel 206.839.0393

ArtXchange Gallery is a contemporary intercultural art gallery that inspires cultural exploration, the expansion of global community and the exchange of ideas through art. The Gallery  exhibits art from around the world that reflects the diversity of influences shaping the Seattle community and contemporary global culture.

http://www.artxchange.org/

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http://www.artxchange.org/artwork_detail.php?ArtID=1107

 

 

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INDIAN MASKS AT NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF NEW YORK. THE ART OF INDIAN ASIA, Heinrich Zimmer. ALS DIE GOTTEN NOCH JUNG WAREN MASKEN UND SKULPTUREN AUS DEM HIMALAYA. Pierre Zink Eric Chazot.

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 2016
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WESTERN NEPAL

THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION III

Photo courtesy of  Paulo Grobel

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MASKS OF THE HIMALAYAS

Old fragmentary nepalese mask
(Inventory no. 114)

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Old Nepalese male mask
(Inventory no 46)

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INDIAN MASKS AT NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM OF NEW YORK

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 Mask of Ravanna, demon ruler of Lanka, the enemy of Rama in the Ramayana, it's used in the RAMILLA, a cycle of plays based on Rama's life. North India 20th century.

2 Shadow puppet of goatskin, representing Rama. Andhra Pradesh, 20th century.

3 Three dimensional figures of Rama, Lankshmane (Rama's brother) and Sita are used in the Dashahara festival for the Ramilla. Delhi, 20th century.

4 Figure of a Lambadi woman from Gujarat performs a tribal dance with a copper vassel balanced on her head. 20th century.

5 Indian folk painting used in Rajastan by a traveling bard as background while he recites, dances and mimes the story of the hero Pabuji Rathore. The painting depicts scenes from the hero's life. Mewar, Rajastan, late 19th century.

6 Cloth hangings with woodblock designs show Brahma, patron of the theather, and his consort Sarasvati, patroness of music. Andhra Pradesh, 20th century.

7 In the basket are Rajasthani marionettes used to tell stories of the Rajput princes, of knightly exploits, and of loves lost and found. Rajasthan early 20th century.

8 Peacock feather crowned headdress of the Pootham actor, used by Perawannams of South India, involves a very formal and difficult theater tradition. South Malabar 20th century.

9 Chhau mask of Ravanna, demon king of Lanka, enemy of Rama. State of Seraikella , Bihar 20th century.

10 Chhau mask of Durga, consort of Siva, State of Seraikella , Bihar 20th century.

11 Chhau mask of Ganesha, son of Siva, State of Seraikella , Bihar 20th century.

12 The Nandi Bull of Siva, polychrome wood. Bombay early 20th century.

13 Mask representing Chandama, paper machè, Varanasi, 20th century.

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THE ART OF INDIA

 its mythology and transformations, Heinrich Zimmer,  completed and edited by Joseph Campbell with photographs by Eliot Elisonfon and others, Pantheon Books.

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NEPALESE FIGURE

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TAMANG SHAMANIC KIT

SEE MORE ON http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7598651/tamang-s...-

 courtesy of BILL MARSH collection; B/W pics courtesy of Josh Lustig   http://www.joshlustig.com/; text courtesy of Italo Bertolasi  from "Jhakri uomini con le ali" Nepal 1971, written  for the exhibition "Viaggi a Oriente"  http://www.italobertolasi.com/viaggioriente.htm  and http://www.italobertolasi.com/index.html.

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PIERRE ZINK

-ALS DIE GOTTEN NOCH JUNG WAREN
MASKEN UND SKULPTUREN AUS DEM HIMALAYA

QUAND LES DIEUX ETAIENT ENCORE JEUNES
MASQUES ET SCULPTURES DE L'HIMALAYA

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Catalogue of the September 2002 exhibition at Museum of Ritterhaus Offenburg of Mr Pierre Zink Himalayan Art collection.

Text by Mr Pierre Zink (introduction) and Mr Eric Chazot.

Among  the different chapters of the catalogue: L'art chamanique de l'Himalaya (Shamanistische Kunst im Himalaya); Le chamane et ses instruments de pouvoir (Der Shamane und seine Macht-Instrumente); Le dhyangro (Die Dhyangro); Le phurbu (Der Phurbu); Sculptures de protecteur (Skulpturen der Schutzgottheiten); Les instruments de musique (Die Musikinstrumente); Le masques (Die Masken).

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RICHARD LAIR COLLECTION

 A SENSITIVE SELECTION

SEE MORE ON

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courtesy of Richard Lair.

Nepalese shaman pictures courtesy of    Josh Lustig   http://www.joshlustig.com/; Vincent Van den Berg http://web.mac.com/vincentvandenberg/shi/Index.html , Manishakya http://www.flickr.com/photos/manishakya/  Arts Premiers Collection Bruxelles http://sanza.skynetblogs.be/ , undated nepalese post card.

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20/04/2010

NEPAL MASK, NEPAL MONKEY MASK. AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI, MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY PARIS

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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WESTERN NEPAL

THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION II

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THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION III

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MUSEE DE LA CASTRE

 -CANNES, FRANCE, Himalayan Classic, Folk and Tribal Arts new stuff. ETHNOFLORENCE Indian and Himalayan Folk and Tribal arts photo Archive.

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CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI,

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Scarsamente recensito negli anni della sua scomparsa, il mondo artistico  degli Adivasi è oggi rappresentato nella mostra temporanea  al Museo du Qui Branly di Parigi in undici sezioni, nelle quali il Curatore ha cercato di rappresentare altrettanti microcosmi di questa realtà ormai perduta.

Il confronto iconografico  tra il passato ed il presente è tuttavia in alcuni casi impietoso.

Il visitatore è per esempio accolto nella sua visita da alcuni cavalli in terracotta, opere di artigianato odierno che poco o niente hanno a che fare con l'antica tradizione iconografica degli 'holy potters' del Tamil Nadu.

Manufatti moderni che testimoniano un regresso estetico che dalla sublime arte dei Grama Devatas o Village Gods of South India retrocede a mere rappresentazioni artigianali che niente hanno a che fare con le prime.

Stella Kramrisch non le avrebbe di certo inserite nella sua epica esibisione del 1968, Unknown India Ritual Art in Tribe and Village di Philadelphia.

Un Santal Banam, proveniente da una anonima collezione indiana, e pubblicato nel PDF di presentazione della mostra, oltre ad essere evidentemente nuovo, presenta uno scollamento sostanziale con la tipica iconografia ed estetica di questa popolazione.

Una Mostra di manufatti non soltanto nuovi, dunque, ma in molti casi anche lontani dalle originali tradizioni dei popoli presi in considerazione.

AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI, MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY PARIS,  du mardi 30 Mars au Dimanche 18 Juillet 2010, Commissaire General of the Exhibition Mr JYOTINDRA JAIN.

Section 1 : LES REPRESENTATIONS DE L'INDE ADIVASI

Cette section  illustre la situation tribale en Inde à l’époque coloniale, postcoloniale et contemporaine en présentant des textes, cartes et photographies. 

Chromos, gravures et cartes postales représentent les tribus autochtones et peuples « Adivasi » dans une perspective historique.  Les oeuvres des photographes Dayanita Singh et Pablo Bartholomew portent un regard contemporain sur les « Adivasi ».

Section 2: LES PEUPLES

L’exposition présente  onze univers correspondant chacun à un peuple différent ; chacun de ces peuples est  caractérisé par ses productions matérielles rituelles et artistiques.

- Les sculptures Bhuta, Karnataka
-Bas-reliefs architecturaux : les femmes artistes de Chattisgarh
-Andaman et Nicobar, sud-est de l'Inde
-Pièces artisanales Ayyanar : sculptures en terre cuite, Tamil Nadu
-Tombeau de Molela : dieux d’argile, Rajasthan
-Pithora : peintures murales, centre-Ouest du Gujarat
-Figurines tribales en bronze de l’ère Bastar et zones Kondh, Orissa
-Santhal : sculptures sur bois et peintures, West Bengal
-Waghri, Gurajat
-Naga, nord-est de l’Inde
-Peintures Adivasi

Section 3 - Les Artistes Contemporains

Cette troisième  section propose une sélection monographique dans l’oeuvre de deux artistes contemporains : Jivya Soma Mashe (tribu Warli / Thane district) et Jangarh Singh Shyam (peuple Gond / Madya Pradesh).

 

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AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI, MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY PARIS

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN 

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE

CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI, MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY PARIS

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Scarsamente recensito negli anni della sua scomparsa, il mondo artistico  degli Adivasi è oggi rappresentato nella mostra temporanea  al Museo du Qui Branly di Parigi in undici sezioni, nelle quali il Curatore ha cercato di rappresentare altrettanti microcosmi di questa realtà ormai perduta.

Il confronto iconografico  tra il passato ed il presente è tuttavia in alcuni casi impietoso.

Il visitatore è per esempio accolto nella sua visita da alcuni cavalli in terracotta, opere di artigianato odierno che poco o niente hanno a che fare con l'antica tradizione iconografica degli 'holy potters' del Tamil Nadu.

Manufatti moderni che testimoniano un regresso estetico che dalla sublime arte dei Grama Devatas o Village Gods of South India retrocede a mere rappresentazioni artigianali che niente hanno a che fare con le prime.

Stella Kramrisch non le avrebbe di certo inserite nella sua epica esibisione del 1968, Unknown India Ritual Art in Tribe and Village di Philadelphia.

Un Santal Banam, proveniente da una anonima collezione indiana, e pubblicato nel PDF di presentazione della mostra, oltre ad essere evidentemente nuovo, presenta uno scollamento sostanziale con la tipica iconografia ed estetica di questa popolazione.

Una Mostra di manufatti non soltanto nuovi, dunque, ma in molti casi anche lontani dalle originali tradizioni dei popoli presi in considerazione.

AUTRES MAITRES DE L'INDE CREATIONS CONTEMPORAINES DES ADIVASI, MUSEE DU QUAI BRANLY PARIS,  du mardi 30 Mars au Dimanche 18 Juillet 2010, Commissaire General of the Exhibition Mr JYOTINDRA JAIN.

Section 1 : LES REPRESENTATIONS DE L'INDE ADIVASI

Cette section  illustre la situation tribale en Inde à l’époque coloniale, postcoloniale et contemporaine en présentant des textes, cartes et photographies. 

Chromos, gravures et cartes postales représentent les tribus autochtones et peuples « Adivasi » dans une perspective historique.  Les oeuvres des photographes Dayanita Singh et Pablo Bartholomew portent un regard contemporain sur les « Adivasi ».

Section 2: LES PEUPLES

L’exposition présente  onze univers correspondant chacun à un peuple différent ; chacun de ces peuples est  caractérisé par ses productions matérielles rituelles et artistiques.

- Les sculptures Bhuta, Karnataka
-Bas-reliefs architecturaux : les femmes artistes de Chattisgarh
-Andaman et Nicobar, sud-est de l'Inde
-Pièces artisanales Ayyanar : sculptures en terre cuite, Tamil Nadu
-Tombeau de Molela : dieux d’argile, Rajasthan
-Pithora : peintures murales, centre-Ouest du Gujarat
-Figurines tribales en bronze de l’ère Bastar et zones Kondh, Orissa
-Santhal : sculptures sur bois et peintures, West Bengal
-Waghri, Gurajat
-Naga, nord-est de l’Inde
-Peintures Adivasi

Section 3 - Les Artistes Contemporains

Cette troisième  section propose une sélection monographique dans l’oeuvre de deux artistes contemporains : Jivya Soma Mashe (tribu Warli / Thane district) et Jangarh Singh Shyam (peuple Gond / Madya Pradesh).

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Old Rajbansi crowned mask

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Old Rajbansi horse mask

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Ancient Rajbansi monkey mask
(Inventory no 79)

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WESTERN NEPAL

THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION I

 

Photo courtesy of Jean Claud Latombe

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7701713/western-...

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WESTERN NEPAL

THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION II

Photo courtesy of   Reto Niederhauser 

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WALKING ON THE ROADS OF WESTERN NEPAL I

Photo courtesy of  PARLERDELLES OVERBLOG

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7709872/walking-... 

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WALKING ON THE ROADS OF WESTERN NEPAL II

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THE ARCHETYPIC ICONOGRAPHY OF AN ARTISTIC LIVING TRADITION III

Photo courtesy of  Paulo Grobel

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RICHARD LAIR COLLECTION A SENSITIVE SELECTION

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7615096/richard-...

 courtesy of Richard Lair


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SHAMANISM AND TRIBAL SCULPTURE

http://ethnoflorence.skynetblogs.be/post/7575469/nepal-ch...

 Christian Lequindre, Marc Petit.

In collaboration with NEPAL TRIBAL ART

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In Jumla, one of the oldest cities in the western region of Nepal, a festival (Mela) is held in principle every year to celebrate the victory of Hindu gods against the Lakhey and Bhakkus, representing ancient tribal beliefs .

Document extracted from a documentary filmed in 2005 in Jumla district.

Photo courtesy  of Christian Lequindre. www.nepaltribalart.com

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-INDIAN TRIBAL ART, INDIAN TRIBAL MASK, A LOST ICONOGRAPHIC  AND ESTETHIC WORLD

 

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