Tag: masks

The Passing of Artist Beau Dick

I was sorry to hear of the passing of celebrated artist Beau Dick this week, a Kwakwaka’wakw master carver and a hereditary chief from the northern tip of Vancouver Island. He was known for his mask carvings and as an advocate for Aboriginal rights. You may have noticed […]

Patrick Lundeen’s Mad Masks

Canadian artist Patrick Lundeen’s first New York City solo exhibition is on now at Mike Weiss Gallery.  Good For You Son  pulls myriad objects—flags, rugs, posters, keyboards, grocery store dailies and magazine pages—into cohesive works resembling  masks. (Above: Three Headed Woman, 2012, Acrylic on linen with hair 93 x […]