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Rare Yup’ik masks (and their Surrealist pedigree) on view (and sale) this week in New York City
[The “Donati Studio Mask,” from CNN online] Occasionally, certain key objects come to light that encapsulate the imbricated history of Primitivism, Modern art, and museums. In Spring 2010, Sotheby’s in New York auctioned off an important collection of Native American and Eskimo art formerly owned by artist Enrico Donati (1909-2008). Donati was one of the…