Guest walking into the lobby of the The Fairmont Hamilton Princess will have the honour of being greeted by HRH Queen Elizabeth II, as Andy Warhol once saw her. These four screen prints are on lone from the new owners of the hotel, the Green family and have been selected to mark the royal history of the hotel,“The Fairmont Hamilton Princess has had a long association with the Royal family,” said Len Czarnecki, General Manager at The Fairmont Hamilton Princess. “As many people know, the hotel is named after Princess Louise, the fourth daughter of England’s Queen Victoria.The Duke of Windsor, Charles, The Prince of Wales and Prince Andrew, The Duke of York have also visited the hotel over our illustrious 125-year history, so it’s exciting to have these iconic images of the Queen on display for the public to view. We welcome the local community to come and see them.”
Andy Warhol’s image of Queen Elizabeth II was based on the publicity photograph used for her Silver Jubilee in 1977. Each of the four images are identical, however, Warhol’s playful use of colour blocks, his drawing lines and his alternation of colour in, for example, the Queen’s dress and sash, highlight the femininity and glamour of the subject while showing the artist’s deliberate involvement in the images.
Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn
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