Artpop Talk

We'll Never Be Royals: Royal Visuals and Netflix's The Crown

December 08, 2020 Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink Episode 30
Artpop Talk
We'll Never Be Royals: Royal Visuals and Netflix's The Crown
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Artpop Talk
We'll Never Be Royals: Royal Visuals and Netflix's The Crown
Dec 08, 2020 Episode 30
Bianca and Gianna Martucci-Fink

This Artpop Talk is all about the British Royals! Starting with The Crown Jewels and Poltimore Tiara, we examine and discuss the whereabouts of these royal objects. Taking it back to King Henry the VIII we look at the evolution of royal power and propaganda portraits to the transparent and intimate nature of photography in various images of Princess Margaret. Keep listening for a discussion on the royalist of all pop-culture topics, Netflix’s The Crown! 

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This Artpop Talk is all about the British Royals! Starting with The Crown Jewels and Poltimore Tiara, we examine and discuss the whereabouts of these royal objects. Taking it back to King Henry the VIII we look at the evolution of royal power and propaganda portraits to the transparent and intimate nature of photography in various images of Princess Margaret. Keep listening for a discussion on the royalist of all pop-culture topics, Netflix’s The Crown! 

Tower of London: The Crown Jewels
Washington Post: Costuming The Crown
Bathtub Tiara: Princess Margaret
Daily Art: Power and Propaganda, The Britsh Royal Portraits



“Charles II Coronation Regalia and St Edward’s Crown,” 1661 Royal Collection Trust, The Tower of London



“The Poltimore Tiara,” 1870, Created by the House of Garrard in London



Holbein the Younger, “Portrait of Henry VIII,” Oil on Canvas, 1536/ 1537, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool




Antony Armstrong-Jones, “Dip in Diamonds,” 1962, silver gelatin print



Antony Armstrong-Jones, “Portrait of Princess Margaret,” photography, 1959



Antony Armstrong-Jones, “Portrait of Princess Margaret,” bromide press print, 1967


Netflix's The Crown Season Three



Netflix's The Crown, Season Four