The similarities are striking between works by Picasso like “Head of a Bearded Man” (1938) (right), and the masks that inspired him. A highlight of the exhibit is a Ritual Mask made by the Inuit culture in Ammassalik, Greenland (left). (Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac, Paris. inv. 71.1934.175.2709. image © Musée du Quai Branly-Jacques Chirac. photo: Thierry ollivier, Michael Urtado & Musée National Picasso Paris, mp175. © 2017 estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ars), New York. image © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY. photo: Jean-Gilles)



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