Happy Birthday, Queen Elizabeth: Long May She Reign The Art World

published Apr 21, 2016
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As the longest-reigning monarch in Britain’s history, and one of the most recognizable people in the world, Queen Elizabeth is a cultural icon whose image is found on surfaces everywhere — from paper currency to magazine covers. The formidable monarch turns 90 today, and we’re celebrating her birth with all the interiors in which she’s popped up over the years.

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The moment you walk into Coppy’s Traditional Meets Modern Loft, you are greeted by a large photograph of the Queen of England by Chris Levine, looking both regal and human with her eyes closed.

(Image credit: Karl Lohnes)

Artist Karl Lohnes has done a series of works featuring HRH, including this painting that was eventually reproduced by retailer CB2.

A huge traditional portrait hangs behind a modern sofa in this eclectic living room from Flea Market Style (via Kare ‘N’ Thrift).

(Image credit: Domaine)

Andy Warhol’s famous pop art hangs above the mantel in John Eshaya’s Palm Springs home, a mass-produced symbol of the Queen’s ubiquity.

(Image credit: The Mirror)

A stencil believed to be Banksy popped up on the side of building in the U.K. which morphs her majesty with David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane. Via The Mirror.