The will announced that she will be at the institution next Friday. The museum dedicates its new exhibition to the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.
ROYAL VISIT TO SWITZERLAND: Spain’s Leticia will open an exhibition of Spanish painter Francisco de Goya at the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen next Friday. This was confirmed by Fondation Beyeler of Keystone-SDA news agency.
It’s a cultural visit on the occasion of a major exhibition by a great Spanish artist, said Fondation Beyeler’s Director of Communications. The Spanish Queen has already visited other important exhibitions of Spanish artists – such as the Joaquín Sorolla Gallery in the National Gallery in London or the Velazquez’s retrospective at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.
No words, no interviews
The Queen will not give a speech at Rehen and will not give interviews to the media. It will only be available for a photo session. According to the spokeswoman, the large attendance takes place according to a specific protocol.
The President of the Basel Region Beat Jans will attend the opening of the Goya Fair and will have the opportunity to give a welcome salute to the Government in a face-to-face meeting. Canton Basel-Stadt is not planning anything official, a government spokesperson said upon request. Philip VI. His wife, Letizia, has been at the helm of the Spanish monarchy since June 2014.
The art city of Basel should already be known to Queen Letizia: in March 2015, a series of critically acclaimed exhibitions opened at the Reina Sofia National Museum in Madrid, focused on loan from the Basel Art Museum.