This website explores different types of African masks based on their region. This particular mask was made by the Punu people, who reside in Gabon. These Punu masks stand out compared to other African masks because of their "Oriental" appearance.
Democratic Republic of Congo, Hemba people - The extremely stylized chimpanzee masks are called mwisi gwa so'o a term that alludes to the "spirit-ivested object of the chimpanzee human" that inhabits the mask Más
Abdul Aziz Mohamadu Authentic Hand Carved Akan Tribe African Mask Wal Decor
Fang mask - a strikingly beautiful, simple Fang mask from Equatorial Guinea. It was once in the collection of Adriana and Robert Mnuchin of New York and the Pace Primitive and Ancient Art Gallery in New York. It is 15 inches hig
Fantasy Art, Insects, Collages, Montages, Collage, Bugs, Collagen, Fantasy Artwork
African masks play an important role in the various cultures and tribes found throughout the African continent. Generally speaking, African masks are used in intricate religious ceremonies as a way to conjure or communicate with spirits or ancestors.