Alex Soldier Designs Award For Queen Latifah In Fabulous Harlem Style (Photographs)


In pure Harlem style, designer Alex Soldier has designed a remarkable objet d’art to symbolize the Princess Grace Awards that were presented at the 2016 Princess Grace Awards Gala held at Cipriani’s in New York City, hosted by Their Serene Highnesses The Prince and The Princess of Monaco. 

alex-soldier-with-queen-latifahThe Awards ceremony included the presentation of the Prince Rainier III Award to the incomparable Queen Latifah for her continued philanthropy across many charities.


naomi-campbell-princess-gracetommy-dee-hilfiger-princess-gracescene-inside-princess-graceleslie-odom-jr-nicolette-robinson-princess-gracecamille-a-brownharry-santa-and-olallarose-leslietiler-peck-and-robert-fairchildkatia-and-sidney-toledanojohn-f-lehman-and-lynn-wyattThe Prince Rainier III Award, designed and created these handmade pieces by Alex Soldier in New York City, who recognized a celebrated artist whose own outstanding artistry is coupled with a desire to encourage and nurture the next generation of performing artists.

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For the Awards, Soldier designed a stunning work of couture art incorporating symbols representing all three disciplines that were close to Princess Grace’s heart and lauded by the Foundation: theater, dance, and film. It is composed of connected symbols denoting these three art forms.

Alex Soldier Times Square Gallery, New York, New York, 212.354.4244,,

Photo credits: 1) Queen Latifah and Prince Albert of Monaco. 2) Queen Latifah. 3) Princess Charlene of Monaco in Dior. 3) Naomi Campbell. 4) Tommy and Dee Hilfiger. 5) Atmosphere at Cipriani’s. 7) Leslie Odom Jr and Nicolette Robinson. 8) Camille A. Brown. 9) Harry Santa-Olalllo and Rose Leslie. 10) Tiler Peck and Robert Fairchild. 11) Katia Toledano and Sidney Toledano. 12) John f Lehman and Lynn Wyatt. By Getty Images.

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