Day 22 [Photography]: “The Totem”

 

CrockerMuseum-mask

This was taken with a Canon Rebel in the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento. I was there about a month ago to basically feel out how I felt about living in Sacramento. Something about visiting this museum really sealed the deal on wanting to move there.

This mask in particularly stood out to me. Just the sight of it fired up my imagination. Words like ‘death mask’ and ‘witch doctor’ come to mind. Tonight however it has a bit of different meaning. None of us are as harmless or helpless as we sometimes feel.

Ours is deep beauty. Deep in its grace and intricacies, and deep in its dark tendencies and superstition.

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