Arté Masks

Brooklyn, NY

About Arté Masks

My name is Majd Murad, and I am the artist behind Arté Masks. The name comes from Commedia Dell'Arté, a masked style of theatre from Italy in the 1500s. My teachers taught me the method derived from the history of this theatre form, which comes mainly from historical text and some antique examples. Rather than focus on the classic characters from Commedia Dell'Arté, I have branched off to create my own expressive creatures. Some are dark, some are light, but all are unique, sturdy pieces with flexible wiring to adapt to the wearer. The pieces I create can be decorati...Read More

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Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather, Feathers
Inspired by Mardi Gras and Venetian masks. Vibrantly dyed blue and purple feathers crown this purple and yellow bird with a large orange dyed ostrich feather with a white tip to real...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather
Capitano is a famous character from the Commedia Dell'Arté, a masked form of theatre rooted in Italy spanning the 1500s through the 1700s. This style inspired even Shakespeare's work...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Acrylic, Rubber
Inspired by the concept of an "Evil Priest", this piece is sure to provoke and terrify. This mask is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume party, Hallow...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Acrylic, Rubber
Inspired by the Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream", this mask was made for a theatrical production to portray brainwashed workers in a dystopian future. This piece is wea...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather
Inspired by the Ram, the symbol of Aries. Dark reds and blacks drape this deliciously sinister Silhouette. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume par...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather
Originally commissioned for Burning Man, combining the element of fire with the animal fox, not to be confused with the web browser. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather
Currently available in saddle-tan (pictured), or black. Additional colors and customizations are available upon request. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerad...
Majd Murad
21st Century United States Masks
Leather
Inspired by the fanciful, playful panda. This piece is wearable art, making it perfect for a masquerade, costume party, Halloween, or as a beautiful shelf or wall piece. The frame of...

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