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Lichen Mask
New Guinea
ca. 1990s
lichen, feathers, beads, tusks, jobs tears seeds
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by N.F. Karlins

During this yearís Tribal Art Fair, a new category of art emerged -- "Pop Tribal." From the Central Highlands of the main island of Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific came large wooden fighting shields emblazoned with Lee Falkís comic book hero, the Phantom.


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