Category: Performing Arts, Theatre


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Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia

By: Jordán, Manuel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Fowler Museum of UCLA: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3159

Condition: New

Glossy card wraps with French flaps, 20.4 by 25.4 cm, 83 pp., heavily illustrated in color. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. From the publisher: “In Makishi: Mask Characters of Zambia, Manuel Jordán reveals the beauty and complexity of the remarkable masquerade traditions of the Chokwe, Mbunda, Lunda, Lwena/Luvale, and Luchazi peoples who live in the ‘Three Corners’ region of northwestern Zambia, northeastern Angola, and southwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The distinct yet overlapping mask types and styles used by these groups reflect their continual interaction... View more info

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Designing and Painting for the Theatre

By: Pecktal, Lynn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1975

Seller ID: 2947

Condition: Very Good

Hardcover with glossy, illustrated boards, 21.5 by 28.5 cm, 411 [1] pp., heavily illustrated. Very good with only light fading on the spine – appears unread. The classic text on “the creation of scenery for theatre, opera, and ballet. It presents a realistic professional picture of the designing process from the point of view of both the stage designer and the scenic artist – esthetics, steps of a design’s realization, and the progression of execution. More than 700 illustrations fuse with the text to give a sense, as well, of the beauty and excitement that can result from that pro... View more info