King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the opening ceremony of the “Picasso Year” which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso. The Royal couple is the Honorary president of the National Commission for the Commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the death of Pablo Picasso.
The events marking the 50th anniversary of the famous painter will have a joint program by Spain and France that will include more than forty exhibition projects, two academic congresses, and events that will be held mainly in Europe and North America.
Starting next October, an extensive program of temporary exhibitions on the figure of the painter will start, which will take place in different museums in the country. The Prado Museum, the Reina Sofía Museum, the Thyssen Bornemisza, the Picasso Museum in Barcelona, the Museum in Malaga, the Museum of Fine Arts in A Coruña, the Guggenheim in Bilbao, the Miró Foundation, the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Fundación Mapfre are the Spanish art galleries that will offer temporary exhibitions on Picasso.
Pablo Picasso was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, and theatre designer born in 1881 and spent most of his adult life in France Regarded as one of the world’s most influential artist, Picasso died in the French town of Mougins on April 8, 1973. These exhibitions will be held in the last quarter of 2022 and throughout 2023, the year in which the anniversary is commemorated. This date marks the celebration of his work and of his artistic heritage both in Spain and France and also internationally.
Moving towards Queen Letizia Style – The Gorgeous Spanish Queen chose a white look with a contrasting red combination.
Letizia was wearing a white midi Massimo Dutti Nappa Leather dress with embroidery on the bodice and a self-belt. Thanks to Nuria for the id.
Another look at the dress.
The Queen paired the outfit with contrasting red python skin Magrit slingback pumps. Thanks to Nuria for the id.
Letizia was carrying her Carolina Herrera Maysa clutch.
Her Tous earrings
and Karen Hallam’s ring finished the look.
In other news, The Royal Palace of Zarzuela just confirmed that King Felipe and Queen Letizia have received Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral invitation and the couple will attend the ceremony with Felipe’s father King Juan Carlos and Mother Queen Sofia.