royal showpieces II | the loo palace
ROYAL SHOWPIECES II
After the successful presentation 'Royal Showpieces' in 2014, Royal Showpieces II, served in style, will be on display at Paleis Het Loo until 17 April. With tableware, table linen and applied art this time the food culture at the court is brought to life in a unique way. Work by contemporary designers is brought together with historical objects from the museum depots by the well-known exhibition maker Nicole Uniquole. The palace rooms undergo a surprising transformation in which colors, smells and music appeal to the senses. Visitors can actually walk into the rooms to experience the space up close.
HISTORY AND DESIGN
In five different palace rooms pieces from the museum depots are shown which are rarely seen for public. Uniquole combines the historical objects with contemporary design around the theme of 'dining'. There are modern designs from both Dutch and foreign designers, including Qiyun Deng, Esther Derkx, Daniel van Dijck, Anne ten Donkelaar, Maud van Deursen, Riccardo Belli, Hermès, Katharina Mischer & Thomas Traxler, Vika Mitrichenko, Ted Noten, Edwin Oudshoorn, Else Schenkeveld and Edward van Vliet.
Textiles, countless pieces of tableware, colossal copper pans and huge soup terrines show the table culture as only possible in a palace using ingredients such as game, fish and vegetables from their own soil.
Guest curator Nicole Uniquole is assisted by the renowned interior and exhibition designers Maarten Spruyt and Tsur Reshef.
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