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Kimono's colourful tales-Okura Collection-at The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.

Seven 'No' theatre kimonos that are narrated a complete transformation in 'No' through the centuries present at The Rijksmuseum exhibition from 21 October to 13 December 2016.
In colloboration with Hotel Okura and Amsterdam City Council the Rijksmuseum's exhibition is being staged to mark the forty-fifth anniversary of Hotel Okura Amsterdam in The Netherlands.
Nuihaku with moonflower and brushwood, Japan-1700-1800-,collection Okura Museum of Art.
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        Okura Museum of Art opened in 1917  was the first private Museum in Japan.
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               The seven kimonos from the Okura Collection which are on display at 
                         The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. The Netherlands
provide a representative overview of 'No' theatre costumes and especially emphasize a nuihaku, eighteenth century kimono with moonflower tendrils on saffron-coloured silk damask.
                                                'No' Theatre. Japan
No Theatre which has been performed since the 14th century under the reign of the shogun Yoshimitsu(1358-1408) is well know for it's significant presentations of classical Japanese musical drama based on tales from traditional literature.
                                                    No Theatre. Japan.
The seven 'No' theatre kimonos at The Rijksmuseum exhibition give an impression of the calourful atmosphere that must have existed during 'No' performances in the past and expressed also the Buddhist view of the world as a place of suffer, defeat and sadness themes that are traditional presentations of No theatre.
                                     The Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.The Netherlands.


 Kimono's colourful tales-Okura Collection- at The Rijksmuseum and  Penone's Sculpture exhibition at the Rijksmuseum's gardens until 2 October 2016.  













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