Kathakali artist with make-up

Portrait of a Kathakali artist from Trivandrum, Kerala with make-up
Kathakali artist with make-up | Trivandrum, Kerala, India

Read more: Kathakali | Kathakali Make-up

161 Replies to “Kathakali artist with make-up”

  1. Wonderful shot. Kathakali make-up and dress are such a wonderful source of inspiration. Thinking out loud, I wonder how much “exchange” there may have been between Kathaklai and Nô theater in Japan, where actors are also heavily made up. I wonder if researchers have tried to analyze similarities and differences. Visual and text?

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