Mexican Masks

September 29, 1978 – May 20, 1979

Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor

On view are 75 contemporary works, created from a variety of materials, for use in the festive and religious life of Mexico.

Masks resembling devils, hermits, skulls, dragons, owls, and crocodiles are made of wood, leather, gourds, clay, tin, paper mache or fibers.

Organized by Renwick, in conjunction with the national symposium, "Mexico Today."