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The Royal Collection will hold exhibitions at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. And The National Portrait Gallery will stage The Queen: Art and Image, a touring exhibition of images of the Queen, while The Victoria and Albert Museum held an exhibition of portraits of The Queen by photographer Cecil Beaton that will tour around the UK.
The whole UK is celebrating the Queen’s 60 year reign with the only diamond jubilee since that of Queen Victoria in 1897.
Meanwhile on the street, Banksy, too, is celebrating Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee with a bit of art as well — tacked onto he front of a local pound shop in Woodgreen.
Classing up the joint at 51 High Road in London, Poundland‘s facade now sports an image depicting the slave labor that goes into making the sort of cheap jubilee merchandise that sells in chains like theirs for a pound per item.
But Prince Charles, despite playing DJ and learning “how to scratch and fade a record at an employment skills workshop in Toronto during his four-day trip to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee,” is more unpopular than ever.
Daniel Hack, a London local and Brooklyn ex-pat, put it this way:
“She’s the longest reigning monarch since Victoria and will probably carry on further … Nobody wants Charles in and William is still too whatever … so it’s a celebration of her hanging on … ”
The work, that hasn’t officially been acknowledged as a Banksy yet (since it hasn’t appeared on Banksy’s official websitem, though it is on his tumblelog), popped up on May 14 but it is already behind protective Plexiglas. For images of the work pre-Plexi visit The Daily Mail.
Nothing is more boring than reducing Italian American identity into stereotypes, but artist John Avelluto avoids that with his wide-ranging aesthetic appetite.
“A Fountain for Survivors” is a protective, pink cocoon in New York City’s busiest district.
Presented by Japan Society and the Agency for Cultural Affairs in association with the Visual Industry Promotion Organization (VIPO), this hybrid film series continues through December 23.
75% of NFTs sell for an average of $15, study says.
Online, people are calling the courtroom drawing of Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged accomplice “creepy” and “horrific.”
From commissions to residencies and fellowships for artists, curators, and teachers, a list of opportunities that artists, writers, and art workers can apply for each month.
It is one thing to be a visionary and another to be one whose work holds your attention for a sustained period of time.
This affordable, interdisciplinary program with excellent facilities and private studios offers in-person instruction for 2022.
Regardless of which way the camera is pointing, Wearing shows a lively — and altogether merciless — interest in how people choose to tell their own stories.
Feldschuh understands that the actions and interactions of particles can be formulated mathematically but not illustrated visually.
Shellyne Rodriguez and Danielle De Jesus powerfully respond to the continued attacks on their neighborhoods with works that validate and uplift elements of everyday urban Latinx life that are usually devalued.