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  • Although Venetian gift shops now abound in kitschy, mass-produced versions, local workshops continue to turn out exquisite masks in papier-m â ch é or leather, exemplifying Italy's proud and resilient tradition of craftsmanship.

    The Masked Charms of Venice's Carnival

  • Fred was mainly interested in papier-mâché, to make masks betraying an obvious African influence.

    Jim Luce: One of Tens of Thousands: Diaspora Doctor Continues to Help Haiti

  • The 'Cardiff Kook' surfer statue, with the addition of a prankster's great white shark in papier-m ch

    Surfer Statue Stokes Gnarly Controversy in California

  • Recently, Mr. Hardtke topped his wave with a new piece: Just before dawn on July 24, he and a dozen friends carried the 15-foot shark crafted out of papier-m ch over a wooden frame

    Surfer Statue Stokes Gnarly Controversy in California

  • Ms. Boukhari didn't seem much of a security threat, though she did have visitors rolling up pieces of copier paper into balls and tossing them onto a pile that was being picked over by papier-m ch crows.

    Artists Roaming the Neighborhood

  • Might he be able to persuade his members to again don their old cow costumes, take up their papier-m ch horns and hit the barricades?

    New York City's Great Barrier Grief

  • "They might come to us because they need creative work like papier-m ch and we might need a tap-dancing mouse by Friday."

    The Puppet Kitchen's Recipe for Success

  • A 19th- to 20th-century Kashmiri papier-m â ch é box with Persian designs relates directly to a 20th-century Tibetan wooden box that charmingly depicts a photographer about to duck under the cloth of his camera.

    Bright and Shiny Things

  • "It's like they're saying, 'We don't have the money but we're going to do this period drama, and show Hell with church members wearing bed sheets, and use papier-m â ch é props.'"

    Bedeviled by Cinema in a Brooklyn Bar

  • We were standing beside Mr. Yamada's giant Sea Serpent wreath, which appeared to be made of brown papier-m â ch é , though the jaw and teeth seemed frighteningly realistic.

    The Taxidermist's Companion

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