Munch and modernity
The exhibition Edvard Munch – Signs of Modernity is the largest exhibition of Munchs works in Switzerland in many years. The theme is Munchs contribution to the development of 20th century art through his unconventional and experimental handling of motifs and materials. On display are about 140 of Munchs works, which are on loan from European and American institutions as well as private collectors. The curator for the exhibition is Dieter Buchhart, in collaboration with Christoph Vitali, Ulf Küster and Philippe Büttner.
Since its founding over ten years ago, Fondation Beyeler has attained an exceptionally strong position among art professionals and the general public as one of Europes foremost museums. Fondation Beyelers collections are of high artistic calibre, and the museum hosts many prestigious external exhibitions. The Munch exhibition is the first special exhibition during the museums jubilee year.
The exhibition will be on display 18 March – 15 July 2007.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.