Fakest Alive

centuriespast:

Gourd half, eyes and mouth cut out; blue, red and yellow parrot feathers glued to forehead and chin; traces of red (achiote) rectilinear design on cheeks; applied black wax (cf. 65-10-56) form ears, nose, brows (?), mouth and tongue; teeth armadillo bone; fur bead; one blue. 1 yellow and black feathers on each side of nose; fragment of bird’s eggshell on tip of nose; cord across mask back. Used in fertility and initiantion rites to instill fear of the gods in children.
Cashinahua
Peru, Rio Curanja, Amazonia
Penn Museum

centuriespast:

Gourd half, eyes and mouth cut out; blue, red and yellow parrot feathers glued to forehead and chin; traces of red (achiote) rectilinear design on cheeks; applied black wax (cf. 65-10-56) form ears, nose, brows (?), mouth and tongue; teeth armadillo bone; fur bead; one blue. 1 yellow and black feathers on each side of nose; fragment of bird’s eggshell on tip of nose; cord across mask back. Used in fertility and initiantion rites to instill fear of the gods in children.

Cashinahua

Peru, Rio Curanja, Amazonia

Penn Museum

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kylerzeleny:

Yashica 124G, Mundare, Alberta.
Extra image from Out West Project.
Book available here: Out West

kylerzeleny:

Yashica 124G, Mundare, Alberta.

Extra image from Out West Project.

Book available here: Out West

via miloserdie · originally by pasha-hasid

magictransistor:

ərgəˈnämikum et ergum’ə

via warm-spit · originally by arcaneimages
megazal:

(via noriaki maeda)

megazal:

(via noriaki maeda)

via megazal
are-you-loathsome-tonight:

Teresita FernándezMarch 20, 1999 - April 25, 1999

are-you-loathsome-tonight:

Teresita Fernández
March 20, 1999 - April 25, 1999

via are-you-loathsome-tonight · originally by vuls
museumuesum:

Ed Ruscha

Chocolate Room, 1970
Chocolate on paper, 256 sheets, each: 27 1/2 x 17 7/8 in.; installation dimensions variable

museumuesum:

Ed Ruscha

Chocolate Room, 1970

Chocolate on paper, 256 sheets, each: 27 1/2 x 17 7/8 in.; installation dimensions variable

solar-aestheticss:

German advertising poster for the movie  ”Nosferatu” (PranaFilm, 1921). Artist: Albin Grau.

solar-aestheticss:

German advertising poster for the movie  ”Nosferatu” (PranaFilm, 1921). Artist: Albin Grau.