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At London's National Portrait Gallery, the Queen gets her close-up many times over.

To mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II's reign, the National Portrait Gallery opens a new exhibit, "The Queen Art and Image," starting tomorrow.

The exhibit includes paintings, photographs, and press images by renown artists and photographers including Annie Leibovitz and Andy Warhol. 

Top image: A woman stands next to silkscreen prints of Britain's Queen Elizabeth by Andy Warhol during a press view at the National Portrait Gallery in London May 16, 2012. (REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth)

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