GERARD TOFFIN NEPAL IMAGINATION & REALITIES Between Past & Present

 ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

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INDIA WEST BENGAL GAMBHIRA MASK

2008-2016

AN INTERDISCIPLINARY POINT OF VIEW

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GERARD TOFFIN

NEPAL

IMAGINATION & REALITIES

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Between Past & Present

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PARCOURS DES MONDES

2016

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INDIAN HERITAGE

PARIS

2016

Photo Sam Singer

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RITUAL

SEE THE CATALOGUE:

http://www.indianheritage.biz/files/PDM2016.pdf

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BEHIND THE MASK GERARD TOFFIN

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BEHIND THE MASK

THE APPROPRIATION OF NEPALI MASKS BY THE WEST HAS NOT BEEN CONTERBALANCED BY LOCAL ENDEAVOURS

AN

ARTICLE

BY

GERARD TOFFIN

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MASK OF THE DAY

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Asymmetric  demon mask, dark patina, east nepal, collected in loco mid 80s, Ancient American Collection.

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KERALA FOLKLORE MUSEUM

PHOTO BY DAVID VAN DER ELST

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ARTHIMAL

JEAN LUC CORTES

PARIS

ATELIER VISCONTI

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Photo Credit Arthimal

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Nepalese protective minimal mask MAITRES ALAIN CASTOR & LAURENT HARA Lundi 25 mars 2013

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MASK OF THE DAY

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INTERESTING

NEPALESE PROTECTIVE MINIMAL MASK

EDITED

on 

the catalogue of the auction

MAITRES ALAIN CASTOR & LAURENT HARA

Lundi 25 mars 2013

DRUOT RICHELIEU PARIS SALLE 15

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300/500

the mask was sold for

1937

euro

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 MASQUES MONPA ET CITIPATI

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Exhibition

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Himalayan mask Alain Castor Laurent Hara Drouot Montaigne dec 2010

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MASK OF THE DAY

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Himalayan mask

publicated

in the auction

Maitres Alain CASTOR et Laurent HARA

Jeudi 2 december 2010

Hotel des Ventes Drouot MONTAIGNE

SALLE VUILLARD

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cm 16

450/550

sold for 5000 euro

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Himalayan Spirits exhibition Galerie Indian Heritage Paris

ETHNOFLORENCE

INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN

FOLK AND TRIBAL ARTS

2008 – 2016

no. 659

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In this post:

ACTUALITY

 HIMALAYAN SPIRITS GALERIE INDIAN HERITAGE Tuesday 3rd to September 15th 2013 

(11 am- 7pm) 54 rue Mazarine 75006 Paris 

 FIELD WORK

 – KALONGA SHIVA TEMPLE RUKUM

Photo courtesy of Andrea Mordacci 1990 2013

 PHOTO OF THE WEEK

 -Nepal Helambu Dupchu Ceremony Shaman Photo Johan Reinhard

 BOOK OF THE WEEK

 CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIA Thurston, Edgar 1855-1935 Assisted by K. Rangachari Madras Government Press 1909

CURRENT EXHIBITION

 FIERCELY MODERN Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art New York April 26, 2013 – September 16, 2013 FURER HAIMENDORF COLLECTION

 OLD POSTS SELECTION

 NEPAL. CHAMANISME ET SCULPTURE TRIBALE. Christian Lequindre Marc Petit. 

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HIMALAYAN SPIRITS

GALERIE INDIAN HERITAGE

Tuesday 3rd to September 15th

2013

(11 am- 7pm)

54 rue Mazarine 75006 Paris

http://www.indianheritage.biz/files/CatalogueIH2013.pdf

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KIENGPA MASK (one of a pair)

Wood

Bhutan or India

Circa 18 th century

Height 23.5 cm

Litterature:

for the second mask of the pair

(J.Schulmann collection)

see

F.Pannier & S.Mangin,

“Masques de l’Himalaya, du Primitif au Classique”,

1989 (exhibition catalogue)

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KARTRIKA

Iron, gold & silver

Tibet

Ca.1 5th century

Width 25 cm

Published: “Corps de Silence”

(Eric Baret, Ed.Almora, 201 0, p.1 38)

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LARGE DRUM HANDLE

Wood

Himalayas

Ca.16th century

Height 78 cm

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PRIMITIVE MASK

Wood

Eastern Nepal

Circa 18th century

Height 31 cm

Provenance: Pierre Zinck collection

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PRIMITIVE MASK

Wood

Western Nepal

Circa 1 8th century

Height 29 cm

Provenance: Thor & Judith Carlson collection.

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PRIMITIVE  MASK

Wood

Eastern Nepal

Circa 18 th century

Height 22 cm

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Frederic Rond

Indian Heritage Gallery 

Paris

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KALONGA

SHIVA TEMPLE

RUKUM

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Photo courtesy

of

Andrea Mordacci

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KALONGA SHIVA TEMPLE RUKUM. Photo credit of Andrea Mordacci. II

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KALONGA SHIVA TEMPLE RUKUM. Photo credit of Andrea Mordacci. III

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KALONGA SHIVA TEMPLE RUKUM. Photo credit of Andrea Mordacci. IV

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KALONGA SHIVA TEMPLE RUKUM. Photo credit of Andrea Mordacci. V

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©Andrea Mordacci

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK

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Nepal

Helambu

 Dupchu Ceremony

Shaman

Photo

Johan Reinhard

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Shaman Mirror edited by Ethnoflorence on

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BOOK OF THE WEEK

CASTES AND TRIBES OF SOUTHERN INDIA

Thurston, Edgar

1855-1935

Assisted by

K. Rangachari

Madras Government Press

1909

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FIERCELY MODERN

Rubin Museum of Himalayan Art

New York

April 26, 2013 – September 16, 2013

FURER HAIMENDORF COLLECTION

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from this post we would like to suggest you a selection of old pages of the site

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 NEPAL.

CHAMANISME ET SCULPTURE TRIBALE.

Christian Lequindre Marc Petit.

more on https://ethnoflorence.wordpress.com/2012/01/12/nepal-chamanisme-et-sculpture-tribale-christian-lequindre-marc-petit-nepal-tribal-art/

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