October 5, 2022
Culture

Queen Elizabeth II, the muse

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/ Shows / Encore! Issued on: 09/09/2022 – 18:25

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ENCORE! © FRANCE 24 FRANCE 24’s Olivia Salazar-Winspear takes a look at the late British monarch’s place in arts and culture, as the second Elizabethan era comes to end. From the paintings hanging in the National Portrait Gallery to dramatic interpretations on the screen, Queen Elizabeth II’s image had surpassed her status to become the most potent symbol of the United Kingdom.

We also take a look at her own participation in key cultural moments like the London 2012 Olympics and her support for British artists and designers.

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