"'I Have to Be Seen To Be Believed’-- Queen Elizabeth II in Portraiture”
|Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II |
by Andy Warhol
Queen Elizabeth II is the head of Canada’s government, the longest reigning monarch in British history as of last year, a senior citizen who recently celebrated her 90th birthday, and a person who is well-aware of her paradoxical position as an hereditary monarch in contemporary times. In her 63 years as Queen, she has become an iconic figure, and probably one of the most recognized persons in the world.
|The Coronation Theatre, |
A Portrait of Her Majesty by Ralph Heimans
Coinciding with the visit of William and Kate to British Columbia this September, this audio-visual talk will look at the Queen’s life and times through her many official portraits, juxtaposed with commentary on her numerous visits to Canada.
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Posted by Mary-Anne MacDougall