Queen Elizabeth II was known for her discretion, but she was the monarch who most inspired artists. In music, with the Beatles and the Sex Pistols; in graphic art, with Andy Warhol and Cecil Beaton and in audiovisual art, ‘The Crown’ or ‘The Queen’. We review her works that symbolize her transformation into a pop icon.
We heard from actress Helen Mirren, who told us about her preparation for playing the role of the Queen isabel II in Stephen Frears’ 2006 film ‘The Queen’, which marked a turning point in his image with the public by appearing as a more accessible and emotional figure.
In this program, we also bid farewell to two other personalities who marked the world of culture:
The American photographer, a key portraitist on the streets of New York, Paris and Rome, William Klein, died on September 17 at the age of 96. During her long career, Klein revolutionized fashion and street photography with shocking images of the emotion and violence of the city. He is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.
And on the side of the seventh art, the Franco-Swiss director Jean-Luc Godard He passed away at the age of 91 on September 13. Provocative and political filmmaker, Godard embodies the “Nouvelle vague” or “New Wave”, a movement that revitalized the cinematographic codes of the time to blow a wind of freedom and bring real life into the movies. With his death, a chapter in the history of cinema closes.
We are also talking about the winners of the Venice Film Festival and the Emmy Awards, the equivalent of the Oscars on American television.
We close with the musical premieres of the French rock band Phoenix, the Argentine star Maria Becerra, and the two successful African artists Patoranking and Diamond Platnumz.
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