A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise,
performance, ..... Japanese masks are part of a very old and highly sophisticated
and stylized theatrical tradition...
Japanese only ... There were originally about 60 basic types of noh masks, but
today there are ... Covering the face with a mask is much like wearing makeup.
History of the Noh theatre. Noh mask of a god incarnated as an old man, Japan;
1884.114.9. Noh mask depicting an acolyte, Japan; 1884.114.34In Japan masks
Japanese Mask History & Meaning. Wearing elaborate masks to celebrate
Japan's ancient gods evolved over the centuries into the use of theatrical masks
The Hannya is one of the most visually stunning, and perhaps the most
frightening of Japanese Masks. With horns, bulging eyes, and the occasional set
of sharp ...
You can read more about history of masks here. ... Oldest theatre masks are from
Ancient Greece and masks used in traditional Japanese Noh drama. In time ...
Jul 10, 2015 ... This is a mask used in the Noh (能), one of the most well known traditional
Japanese theatre as well as Kabuki (歌舞伎). Noh was introduced ...
Japanese masks are used traditionally in theater, festivals or rituals. They are
connected to folk myths and tails. Masks represent people, creatures, devil,
Masks are used in many different cultures. In Japan, Noh masks are used for
theatre and dance performances. Each mask represents a certain person, hero, ...
Oct 15, 2010 ... Kiyotaka Imai, 67, is a prominent noh performer from the Kongo School, which
was established in the Kansai region during the 14th century, ...