Carnival Mask

1984
Juan Alindato, Sr. (Puerto Rican, born in 1960)


Object Place: Poncé, Puerto Rico, United States

Dimensions

71.12 x 50.8 cm (28 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1999.463

Medium or Technique

Painted papier-mâché

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Large polychomed mask of fantastic beast with bristling teeth and antlers, fashioned in papier-mâché and decorated with poster-style paint in a dotted, pointillist style.

Inscription

Signed "Juan Alindato / emero 1984" in black paint inside rim of mask.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by the donor; given to the Museum in 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Steve and Steffie Alpert

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.