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Wright travels to all regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people while covering issues concerning the human condition. Wright has authored/photographed nine books and her photography is represented by National Geographic Creative. This photo of a Malagan ceremonial mask in Papua New Guinea is an image from her latest book, “Face to Face: Portraits of the Human Spirit.” Fabian learned this craft of mask carving from his father who learned from the generations before him.

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Alison Wright, a New York based social documentary photographer, has spent a career capturing the universal human spirit through her photographs and writing. For many of her editorial and commercial projects, Alison travels to all regions of the globe photographing endangered cultures and people while covering issues concerning the human condition. Wright’s photography is represented by National Geographic Creative and has been published in magazines world-wide. Alison has created over 200 luminous and inspiring global portraits of individuals from the plateau of Tibet to the continent of Africa, celebrating the visual tapestry of humanity in all its diversity and splendor.

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Malagan Ceremonial Mask New Ireland, Lissengung Island, Papua New Guinea, 2010
Archival Inkjet on Fine Art Pearl Paper
Work: 17 x 22 in (43.18 x 55.88 cm)
Frame: 21 x 26 in (53.34 x 66.04 cm)
2 of 25
Courtesy of the Artist and The Holden Luntz Gallery in West Palm Beach
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Alison Wright

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Malagan Ceremonial Mask New Ireland, Lissengung Island, Papua New Guinea
  • Dimensions
    17 x 22 in (43.18 x 55.88 cm)