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The Queen: Art & Image, A Show Stopping Exhibition At The National Portrait Gallery

In celebration of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, this wonderful exhibition showcases some of the most remarkable and resonant images of Queen Elizabeth II that have been produced over the course of her reign.

With a vast collection of images varying in medium, style and formality, this exhibition has successfully charted the ever-changing representations of one of the most portrayed people of all time. The exhibition not only looks at how the monarchy is portrayed in images, but how the use of images has influenced the perceptions of the monarchy.

The exhibition explores the vast range of artistic creativity that the Queen has inspired over the past 60 years. This wonderful exhibition reveals the radical change that has occurred in portraiture and the profound social developments since the 1950’s.

The exhibition aims to showcase images of the Queen from a variety of artists. With works from Pietro Annigoni through to Andy Warhol, the exhibition couldn’t have done a better job at showcasing the Queen from every angle and style.

The exhibition opened on the 17th May and will close on the 21st October 2012.

Open 10:00 – 18:00 daily. Open until 21.00 Thursdays and Fridays. Last admission to The Queen: Art & Image is one our before the Gallery closes.

For more information please visit: http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/the-queen/the-queen-art-image.php


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