MASKS

From the Collection of Ken Suslick

 

Immediately at birth, we recognize and respond to faces. This is why masks are universal.

 

African
Indian & Himalayan Masks
Indonesian
New Guinea
Chinese, Japanese, & Korean
North American
Latin American
European


Click here for Ken's presentation at the 2016 Group Reunion, "Time Flies Like a Banana", which makes heavy use of these masks.





African Masks

Thanks to Bobbi and Matt Hamill of the Hamill Gallery of Tribal Art for help in classifications. All remaining errors of my own.

 



Baule


        

 



Bwa


  




Bamana


     

 



Chokwe


  

 



Dan


              




Eket



     




Ekoi


     

 



Eastern Pende


     




Fang


                       

 



Guere or We


        

 



Lega


           

 



Luba


              




Songye


                                   




Suku


  



Other Tribes


                                      


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Indian & Himalayan Masks


                                               


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Indonesian Masks


                                                                             


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New Guinea Masks


                                   


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Chinese, Japanese, & Korean Masks


                             


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North American Masks


My first mask; collected at age 10 from the Wisconsin Dells. Yes, of course, it's nothing but a tourist mask!

                                               



                                         


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Latin American


                    


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European


              


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THE SCIENCE

THE GROUP THE MAÎTRE D' LAGNIAPPE:
A  LITTLE  EXTRA
Overview Suslick Group
Members
Full CV
List of Publications
with PDFs
Words of
Humor and
Wisdom
Research
Group
Description
Group
Photo
Galleries
Most
Cited
Publications
A Chemist
Meets Hollywood
Executive
Summary:
Sonochemistry
"The Seminar
on
Seminars"
"Time flies like a banana" (Group Reunion Talk) A Chemist
In Court
Executive
Summary:
Smell-Seeing
Safety
Resources
"Chymistes:
The Distillers
of Waters"
Laws of
the Universe
Introduction
to
Sonochemistry
Construction
of CLS
Expert Witness
& Consulting
Cartoons of
Humor and
Wisdom
Executive
Summary:
Metalloporph.
Press
Clippings
Publication
Cover Art
Sculpture
and
Masks

 

 
Nature Cover 2002


Science Cover 1990


Science Cover 1991


Accounts Cover 2018


MRS Cover 1995


Supramolecular Chemistry 1998


The Journal of Physical Chemistry 2006
 
Nature Cover 2002


Science Cover 1990


Science Cover 1991


Accounts Cover 2018


MRS Cover 1995


Supramolecular Chemistry 1998


The Journal of Physical Chemistry 2006