Kabuki 歌舞伎 / The 19th Century Japanese Ukiyo-e

  • 2020-03-03
  • TBT Staff
From 29 February to 19 April 2020, the exhibition Kabuki 歌舞伎. The 19th Century Japanese Ukiyo-e will be held at the Art Museum RIGA BOURSE in Riga (Doma laukums 6), featuring the actors of kabuki theatre in coloured woodblock prints or ukiyo-e from Japan’s Edo period. The works are from the collection of the Latvian National Museum of Art. Sword fights and other tense subjects, ghosts, human-size rats, expressive make-up and gestures emphasizing the emotions of the actors, and colourful costumes are only a small part of the world that can be viewed in the works o...
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