12 March 2019


Duchess Of Cambridge Joins Jenny Saville And Grayson For NPG Gala

The Duchess of Cambridge National Portrait Gallery patron joined, Princess Beatrice of York, Miles Aldridge, Phyllida Barlow, David and Victoria Beckham, Ozwald Boateng, Alexa Chung, Michael Craig-Martin, Lawrence Dallaglio, Jourdan Dunn, Christina Estrada, Jess Gillam, Bianca Jagger, Sir Don McCullin, Kate Moss, Duro Olowu, Martin Parr, Grayson Perry, Elizabeth Peyton, Nicola Roberts, Jenny Saville, Mike Skinner and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye were among the guests at the 2019 Portrait Gala, a special event held at the NPGon Tuesday 12 March.

27 March 2018

Duchess of Cambridge Becomes V&A Museum’s First Royal Patron

The V&A has announced that Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has agreed to become Royal Patron to the Museum.

16 February 2018

Duchess Of Cambridge Curates Victorian Photos At NPG

The Duchess Of Cambridge has agreed to select Victorian photographs from an upcoming exhibition at the NPG, as part of a Patron’s trail.

28 April 2015


The Art Room Charity Re-Work Chairs By Creatives At Selfridges

The Art Room is a local charity sponsored by The Duchess of Cambridge which helps children through art therapy is working in partnership with the Columbia Threadneedle Foundation and joining forces with Selfridges’ in a new campaign ‘Says Work It’. This project launching on 29 April 2015 is designed to highlight changes in the way we work and how craftsmanship […]

12 March 2015


Gavin Turk Welcomes Duchess of Cambridge To Turner Contemporary Selfie Exhibition

Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge was welcomed to Turner Contemporary yesterday on a visit which saw her introduced to Victoria Pomery OBE, Director of Turner Contemporary as well as the artists Trish Morrisey, John Davies and Gavin Turk, whose self-portraits are on display, as part of the new exhibition ‘Self: Image and Identity’. […]

28 October 2014


Art Room Launches New Ladbroke Grove Studio With Patron Grayson Perry

The Art Room has celebrated the opening of their 9th Art studio at Barlby Primary School in Ladboke Grove, West London. A special reception for supporters including the charity’s Patron, Grayson Perry and Dame Vivien Duffield. Together, Grayson and Dame Vivien met students of Barlby Primary School and Oxford Gardens Primary School and enjoyed time […]

24 February 2014


Duchess Of Cambridge Supports Art Fund’s Van Dyck Self Portrait Appeal

A photograph of National Portrait Gallery patron HRH The Duchess of Cambridge viewing the Van Dyck Self-portrait it is campaigning with the Art Fund to save for the nation, has been released, in hope of finalising the funds needed for purchase. The Duchess was given a private view of the portrait, on display at the […]

16 February 2014


Duchess Of Cambridge Makes Surprise Visit To The Art Room In Ealing

The Duchess of Cambridge was busy on Friday showing her support for the Art Room charity, as part of her commitment to helping children through practices in the visual arts. Kate visited Northolt High School in Ealing, north-west London, to open the latest studio run by the charity,which she has been Royal Patron for the […]

13 February 2014


Glittering National Portrait Gallery Fundraiser Attended By Duchess of Cambridge

The Duchess of Cambridge, patron of the National Portrait Gallery attended a ticketed black-tie fundraising event last night Tuesday 11 February in which opera singer Sir Willard White performed alongside the Gallery’s Portrait Choir. Also in attendance were Grayson Perry, Philip Treacy, Alan Rickman, Marc Quinn, Gerald Scarfe, Jonathan Yeo and Katherine Grainger. David and […]

21 April 2013


Duchess Of Cambridge Takes On A Second Museum Patronage

Kate Middleton has added a second London museum to her highly selective group of patronages. It was publicly announced on Friday that the The Natural History Museum would become one of her focuses over the coming years. In 2012 Catherine chose to lend support to the National Portrait Gallery and the Art Room a charity […]

3 March 2013


Kate Middleton Returns From Glamorous Arosa To Visit Grimsby

Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Grimsby on a solo outing on Tuesday. It will be her third official engagement of the 2013 since she announced her pregnancy. Many of Kate’s engagements were cancelled following her severe bout of morning sickness, a condition that hospitalised her for several days before Christmas. She made […]

3 January 2013


Rare Photo of Kate Middleton’s Late Mother In Law Auctioned

Kate Middleton’s late mother in law, Princess Diana, is depicted in a rare photograph with her brother Earl Spencer, which goes under the hammer at an American auction house between 17 Jan 2013 and 24 Jan 2013. RR Auctions of Amherst NH is offering the print. It has been described by the auction room as, […]

1 December 2012


Kate Middleton Revealing Photographs Get Royal Nod

Seven new photographic images have been unveiled on the website of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. They were taken by, none other than, Kate Middleton on her official trip to Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Last Autumn, as part of the Queens Diamond Jubilee celebrations, the Royal couple filled their days with official […]

13 October 2012


Kate Middleton And Pussy Riot Top Influential Art Power List

The Duchess of Cambridge and Russian ‘Punk Art band’ Pussy Riot have topped the The ArtLyst alternative list of movers and shakers in the art industry. The list has been published for the second year to run consecutively with the Frieze Art Fair in London. The list states; “Instead of a Machiavellian Power List that […]

22 September 2012


Kate Middleton Take Madonna’s Advise Nude Photos So What

Kate Middleton should be taking a leaf out of ( I hate to say it) Madonna’s book of priceless quotes. When at the height of her career, Penthouse magazine got ahold of a 1979 shoot of Madonna by the photographer Jere Threadgill, a photography student, at the time the pictures were shot. The tabloids tried […]

12 September 2012


Kate Middleton Stunning Portraits Exhibited At National Portrait Gallery

Historical portraits of the Duchess of Cambridge feature along with other photographs of the Royal Family, snapped by the internationally renowned photographer Mario Testino between 2003 and 2010 will be shown together for the first time at London’s National Portrait Gallery this October. It includes the official engagement portrait of the Duke and Duchess of […]

16 August 2012


Kate Middleton’s Latest Kiss And Tell Portrait Revealed

She has already painted Elvis,The Beatles and Marilyn Monroe but now the American ‘Outsider Artist’ Natalie Irish has outdone herself with a portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge. This special painting utilises the thoroughly original technique of piling on lipstick and kissing the canvas, over 2000 times. The pressure is modified and varied to create […]

17 June 2012


Kate Middleton Takes Art Room To C S Lewis Classic

Kate Middleton has had a very busy weekend indeed. On Friday she attended a special performance of the C S Lewis classic The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe. It was all in aid of her charity the Art Room, which offers art therapy to children who suffer from emotional and behavioral difficulties . Kate […]

5 June 2012


Kate Middleton A Diamond At St Paul’s First Photo

Kate Middleton wore a stunning Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen knee length beige lace dress for her visit to St Pauls cathedreal today to join members of the Royal family and the Queen in prayers of celebration for the Diamond Jubilee. Her matching hat was by Jane Taylor and shoes most likely from LK Bennet […]

27 April 2012


Kate Middleton Pays Her Respect To New Imperial War Gallery

Latest Museum Support From The Royal Couple – Report Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge visited the Imperial War Museum last night to aid the fundraising efforts for the new commemorative WWI galleries. The History of Art graduate was at the museum for a major fundraising event, which was announced jointly by Clarence House […]

24 April 2012


Kate Middleton Wedding Dress Overlooked At Design Awards

Olympic Torch Takes Top prize but what about that wedding dress? The London 2012 olympic torch  designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby took the ultimate prize this evening, at the Design Museum’s Design of the Year Awards, held in London. The slender, gilded aluminium cone shaped object sums up the melding of retro, ‘Stuart […]

21 April 2012


Kate Middleton Too Scrawny Says Photographer Terry O’Neill

The late Duchess of Windsor stated that; “you can never be too rich or too thin”. Well, veteran snapper Terry O’neill who immortalised Princess Diana, Jean Shrimpton and Marilyn Monroe is unimpressed. In his day, he has photographed everyone from Brigitte Bardot to Jean Shrimpton, but when asked if he’d like to add the Duchess […]

18 April 2012


Kate Middleton Dress Designer On Time Magazine List

Sarah Burton Makes Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People List Sarah Burton, creative director of the Alexander McQueen label, the dress designer responsible for Kate Middleton’s sumptuous Forties line, antique lace, corseted bodice with deep v-neckline wedding gown has been voted onto the most prestigious list in America, The Time Magazine 100 Most Influential People […]

14 April 2012


Kate Middleton Commemorates Great War At Imperial War Museum

The Duchess and Duke of Cambridge are to aid the fundraising efforts for the new commemorative WWI galleries at IWM The Duchess of Cambridge and Art History graduate Kate Middleton is to visit London’s Imperial War Museum for a major fundraising event. This has been announced jointly by Clarence House and the Imperial War Museum. […]

8 April 2012


Kate Middleton Sparks Epidemic Of Counterfeit Goods

A Right Royal Rip Off As British Retailers Loose Out To Asian Knock Offs Last week waxwork statues were unveiled at Madam Tussaud’s in Baker Street as well as in New York depicting the most famous woman in the world, The Duchess of Cambridge. For centuries these figural tableaux have created a close facsimile to […]

7 April 2012


Kate Middleton Easter Jelly Bean Portrait Returns

Last year It was reported in many of the major UK newspapers, that a 25 year old trainee accountant discovered a Jelly Bean in a 700g jar of the confection, that resembled Kate Middleton. Our experts at ArtLyst examined photos of the bean in question and concluded that it was more than likely an elaborate […]

6 April 2012


Kate Middleton Popularises UK Fashion Museums and Attractions

The Duchess of Cambridge factor attracts millions to UK economy Kate Middleton has given a massive boost to the UK retail index by singlehandedly kickstarting a British High street fashion boom. The down to earth Duchess has been a championing ambassador for this very British industry by purchasing ready to wear fashion off the racks, […]

4 April 2012


Kate Middleton Waxwork Sculpture Goes On Display In London

A new display as been unveiled at Madame Tussauds in London in time for the Easter break. It is expected that the Cambridge’s installation will be the most popular wax figures at the Baker Street attraction, overtaking the Queen, Lady Gaga and the Beckhams. The updated version of Prince William’s figure along with his bride, […]

27 March 2012


Kate Middleton Factor Pushes NPG Figures Over Two Million

Block buster Freud exhibition and the Duchess Of Cambridge raises National Portrait Gallery profile The kate Middleton factor is proving its weight in gold for raising the profile of the already successful National Portrait Gallery who welcomed its unprecedented two millionth visitor today. This is a milestone which sets up the highest annual figures in […]

23 March 2012


Kate Middleton Portrait To Be 1st Wedding Anniversary Gift

Commissioned Portrait A Surprise For William On 29th April The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are set to retrace the route they took on their wedding day on 29th April, the Palace has announced. The couple will accompany the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh through the streets of Westminster and The Mall on 5 June […]

17 March 2012


Kate Middleton Joins Children & the Arts

Duchess of Cambridge and Prince of Wales engage young artists in Dulwich Kate Middleton along with Prince Charles, President of The ‘Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts’, explored the work of his educational Charity at a special project visit this week, held at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. The Duchess of Cambridge who has a […]

15 March 2012


Kate Middleton Goes On The Great Art Quest

Today – The Dulwich Picture Gallery Hosts The Duchess Of Cambridge For Children’s Art Charity Kate Middleton,The Prince Of Wales and The Duchess Of Cornwall will meet school children participating in the Great Art Quest today at a project run by ‘Children & the Arts’ at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. The Duchess of Cambridge a […]