12 January 2023

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Contemporary Artworks Given To Queen Elizabeth For Platinum Jubilee Exhibited

Works by twenty contemporary artists gifted by the Royal Academy of Arts to Queen Elizabeth II to mark the Platinum Jubilee have gone on display today at The Queen’s Gallery

8 September 2022

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Andy Warhol And The Portrait Of Queen Elizabeth II – Mark Wallinger Creates Revolutionary Digital Art Experience – Vermeer’s Milkmaid New Research Revelation

Andy Warhol never actually met Queen Elizabeth II; however, his portrait of the monarch has become one of the most recognisable of all Royal portraits.

22 November 2016

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David Hockney Commissioned To Design Stained Glass Window For Westminster Abbey

The British Artist David Hockney has been commissioned to design a stained glass window in Westminster Abbey to celebrate the reign of Queen Elizabeth II.

20 April 2014

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David Bailey Commissioned To Take 88th Birthday Photograph Of The Queen

David Bailey has released a new photographic portrait of the Queen ahead of her 88th birthday tomorrow ( 21 April) . The photo was shot in March this year and shows the Monarch wearing a dress by the Royal designer  Angela Kelly accessorised with a triple strand pearl necklace. David Bailey who currently has a […]

23 December 2012

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Buckingham Palace Recreated As Gingerbread House for Christmas

Glenn Yehling, an aspiring gingerbread house artist has recreated a model of ‘Buck House’ in honour of the Queens Diamond Jubilee. ‘I wanted to share our families annual holiday tradition of creating something spectacular out of gingerbread. This years global inspiration is the magnificent, Buckingham Palace. Located in the United Kingdom, Buckingham palace has served […]

14 December 2012

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Hockney Emin and Kapoor Present Queen Elizabeth With Portfolio

The Queen has been presented with a gift of 97 works on paper by the Royal Academy of Arts to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. The portfolio includes prints, drawings, photographs and works in oil, watercolour and mixed media, contributed by 93 Academicians. The gift has been added to the Royal Collection and will go on […]

28 September 2012

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Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Painting Unveiled At National Portrait Gallery

A new official portrait of Her Majesty The Queen, painted by Australian-born, London-based artist Ralph Heimans was today unveiled by the Australian Governor-General Ms Quentin Bryce AC CVO at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra, Australia. Entitled ‘The Coronation Theatre, Westminster Abbey: A Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’, the work is on display […]

29 May 2012

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Artist David Hockney’s Order of Merit investiture

The Yorkshire born, Internationally renounced artist David Hockney was appointed a member of the Order of Merit ,by the Queen, at Buckingham Palace last week. The award recognises distinguished service in the armed forces, science, art, literature, or for the promotion of culture, and is limited to 24 living recipients at one time from commonwealth […]

29 March 2012

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Queen Visits British Art Exhibition Including Hirst And Freud

Damien Hirst Mini and Lucian Freud portrait viewed in Diamond Redbridge Tour Visitors have been advised to arrive at the park by 9.30am (29 March) to prepare themselves for a once in a lifetime visit from The Queen to Redbridge today. It is part of her Diamond Jubilee  celebrations and commences with her arrival at […]