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Dronning Margrethe II udført af Andy Warhol 1986
Exhibition

Images of a queen

12/01 2024 - 21/04 2024
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Special exhibition featuring images of Queen Margrethe II.

The young heir and Princess Margrethe. Her Majesty in different stages of life and situations.

Frederiksborg commemorates the succession to the throne with an exhibition featuring portraits of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe. Explore Andy Warhol’s iconic glitter-adorned silk screen print portrait of Her Majesty, official portraits such as Rigmor Mydtskov’s photographic portrait from 1972, as well as a wide range of photographs, paintings, and drawings created between 1940 and 2022. From gala events at Fredensborg to gray weather on the beach, Her Majesty is depicted as introspective, dreamy, and creatively expressive. The young heir and Princess Margrethe. Her Majesty in different stages of life and situations.

In addition to the special exhibition, visitors can also experience two large painted portraits of the Queen in the Knights’ Hall at Frederiksborg Castle. This includes Niels Strøbek’s majestic generational portrait “Three Generations,” where Queen Margrethe is portrayed alongside her eldest son and grandson: Denmark’s new King and Crown Prince. In the museum’s section for modern art, there are also painted portraits of the new royal couple, King Frederik X and Queen Mary, created by Kasper Eistrup and Jesús Herrera Martínez, respectively, as well as two photographic portraits by Marco Grob.

For press inquiries please see www.dnm.dk/presse