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For Brits and non-Brits alike, this weekend was big for anyone who's been following the events of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee over the past few months. Though Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family-- including Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince Harry, and Prince Charles and Camilla-- have been making appearances since the beginning of the year to celebrate the Queen's 60th year on the throne. More»
In her 60 years of ruling England, Queen Elizabeth II has inspired a lot of people -- no less so in the world of art. Everyone from Andy Warhol, to Annie Leibovitz, to Gilbert & George has captured Her Majesty in some form, ensuring her place as an icon and muse of the past century. More»
London is really pulling out all the stops for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, but with 60 years on the throne under her belt, a celebration is definitely in order. It seems that all of Great Britain is getting in on the party, and earlier this week Harrods commissioned 31 luxury labels to design their own version of the now-famous St. Edwards Crown, which the Queen wore at her coronation in 1953. More»
There was a time, not all that long ago, when the question "is Prince Harry awesome?" might have actually provoked some honest conversation. After all, he was kind of a do-nothing party boy, content to piss away his Lucky Sperm Club membership boozing his face off and dressing up like a Nazi like some kind of ginger Brandon Davis. That was then, however, and now as he wraps up his first ever solo tour on behalf of the British Crown (where, in case you forgot, he already raced the world's fastest man) it seems like there's no question at all of his awesomeness. But if you for some reason need more proof, here he is in Brazil, playing polo in the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup and planting a big wet kiss on a Brazilian supermodel. Thumbs up! More»
Being a member of the British Royal Family is, shockingly, not without its perks. You can play with the Queen's Welsh Corgis all day. You probably get access to some really, really delicious tea. You can get attention just for wearing a ridiculously silly hat. And, in the event that your grandmother is celebrating her 60th year on the throne and you get sent to the Caribbean on a diplomatic mission, you might get to race the fastest man in the world. MORE>>
What, exactly, is a Diamond Jubilee? Since we're not a country with any sort of royal family (sorry, Kris Jenner), you could be forgiven for thinking that it's some kind of ice cream based dessert explosion from Applebee's, but you're thinking of the Triple Chocolate Meltdown®. The Diamond Jubilee is a year-long celebration of a monarch's– in this case Queen Elizabeth II's– reign on the throne of England, and part of that celebration apparently involves sending your Royal progeny off to your various former colonies. So where did World's Most Powerful Ginger Prince Harry have to go? Sudan? Burma? Nope, how 'bout Jamaica, to race Usain Bolt? Well, why the heck not? More»
We all know how much the British royals love their hats, but no one has had as many occasions to don some serious headwear than Queen Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth's rule began on February 6, 1952, and her hats have been the talk of the town ever since. This summer the Queen--along with the entire UK-- will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years on the throne. It's estimated that the 85-year-old Queen has worn over 5,000 hats in her lifetime, each one more stylish than the next, and it would take weeks to look at all of her great looks. Luckily, the Queen knows how to make a statement each time she puts a hat on her head...check Queen's most memorable hats here! More»
Saturday, May 18
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.