10/18/2011 02:56 am ET Updated Dec 17, 2011

George Condo Retrospective Opens At The Hayward Gallery

Nine portraits of the Queen as she has never been seen before -- with a green nose, a robot eye or a long carrot through her head -- are going on display at the first UK survey of an artist whose whole career involves making the funny serious and the grotesque beautiful.

The retrospective of the influential American artist George Condo opens on Tuesday at the Hayward Gallery in London.

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