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Hereditary Grand Duchess visits “21 rue la Boetie” exhibit

Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie visited the “21 rue la Boetie” exhibition yesterday in Liège, Belgium, at the Museum of Boverie. The State Secretary for Culture, Guy Arendt accompanied her on the trip. She was also with Anne Sinclair, the author who wrote the book 21 rue La Boétie (Grasset). “21 rue la Boetie” has been based on her writings.

Anne Sinclair and the Grand Duchess. Photo: ©2016 / Charles Caratini / tous droits réservés

Stéphanie, who was born and raised in Belgium, spoke with Ms Sinclair about the exhibit and her book. The exhibit consists of 60 pieces of art from Picasso, Braque, Matisse, Léger, Laurencin and André Masson. Many of these art pieces have never before been on display in Belgium.

Anne Sinclair’s book tells of her grandfather, Paul Rosenberg’s stories. He is considered one of the greatest art dealers in the first half of the last century.

©2016 / Charles Caratini / tous droits réservés.

The exhibit opened in September and will run through 29 January 2017. More information about the exhibit can be found on their website.

(From left to right) Guy Arendt, Secretary of State for Culture; Florence Reckinger, President of the “Friends of Museums”; Anne Sinclair; the Hereditary Grand Duchess; Mr Hupkens, Alderman of Culture in Liège; Robert Dondelinger, Honorary Consul of Luxembourg in Liège; Benoit Remiche, Director of Tempora. Photo: ©2016 / Charles Caratini / tous droits réservés.

Later today, Stéphanie and her husband, Hereditary Grand Duke Guillaume, will visit the Auditorium of the Chambre des Métiers to participate in the presentation of prizes at the exhibit “De Mains de Maîtres”. According to the Grand Ducal Court, the ceremony will occur “in the presence of Mr Roland Kuhn, President of the Chambre des Métiers, Mrs Francine Closener, Secretary of State for the Economy,
Mr. Guy Arendt, Secretary of State for Culture and Mr. Jean-Marc Dimanche, Curator of the exhibition.”

Featured image ©2016 / Charles Caratini / tous droits réservés

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