28 April 2015

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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 […]

16 January 2015

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Duchess of Cambridge Meets Grayson Perry In The Art Room

The Duchess of Cambridge and the Turner Prize winning artist Grayson Perry visited the newly-launched Clore Art Room at Barlby School in Ladbroke Grove yesterday. As Royal Patrons to the charity, the visit marks the official naming of this, the ninth Art Room and celebrate the partnership with the Clore Duffield Foundation whose generous support […]

10 September 2014

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Kate Middleton Visits WWI Centenary Art Installation

Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry visited Paul Cummins and Tom Piper’s installation at the Tower of London ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ (2014), marking the centennial of Britain’s entrance into World War I. the UK first entered on August 5, 1914. According to the Daily Mail, Middleton was overheard describing the […]

24 February 2014

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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

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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

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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 […]

8 December 2013

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The Couturier White Wedding Dress Explored In New V&A Exhibition

A new exhibition will trace the development of the fashionable white wedding dress and its interpretation by leading couturiers and designers, offering a panorama of fashion over the last two centuries. Wedding Dresses 1775-2014 will feature over 80 of the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding outfits from the V&A’s collection. It will include important […]

19 August 2013

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Kate Middleton Gives Her Nod To Official Royal Baby Book Publication

To mark the arrival of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, The Royal Baby Book, a Souvenir Album is the official publication approved by the royal family. Published by Royal Collection Trust, it tells the story of seven heirs to the throne from Queen Victoria to Prince William of Wales through items from the […]

11 May 2013

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Kate Middleton Art Installation Wins 2013 New York NADA Award

An art installation by Meg Cranston titled, “Emerald City” depicting a portrait of the Duchess of Cambridge wearing an emerald green dress, mounted on an emerald green wall with another canvas opposite, painted in the same hue, is the winner of the 2013 Artadia NADA New York Award. The award is in partnership with the […]

21 April 2013

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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 […]

31 March 2013

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Kate Middleton Postcard Is A National Portrait Gallery Best Seller

Kate Middleton’s dark portrait painting by BP award winning artist Paul Emsley has become the best selling postcard in in the National Portrait Gallery shop. The painting showing a more serious side to the Duchess has sold over 3000 reproductions in the first weeks since it’s unveiling on the 11 January. The portrait was commissioned […]

3 March 2013

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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 […]

11 January 2013

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Kate Middleton’s Official Portrait Unveiled At National Portrait Gallery

Kate Middleton’s first official painted portrait was unveiled today at the National Portrait Gallery. It was commissioned by the gallery where it was revealed today, Friday, 11 January 2013. The unveiling was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, her parents Carole and Michael Middleton along with sister Pippa and brother James. The painting […]

11 January 2013

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Damien Hirst and Kate Middleton Welcome Visitors To The Shard

The Shard, the latest London landmark, designed by the world famous architect Renzo Piano has a brand new visitor experience and viewing platform. It was previewed for the first time this week and ArtLyst got to explore the dizzying heights of Europe’s tallest building. The attraction’s official opening to the public has been announced for […]

3 January 2013

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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, […]

23 December 2012

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Buckingham Palace Recreated As Gingerbread House for Christmas

Glenn Yehling, an aspiring gingerbread house artist has recreated a model of ‘Buck House’ in honour of the Queens Diamond Jubilee. ‘I wanted to share our families annual holiday tradition of creating something spectacular out of gingerbread. This years global inspiration is the magnificent, Buckingham Palace. Located in the United Kingdom, Buckingham palace has served […]

25 November 2012

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Kate Middleton Visits Cambridge University And Natural History Museum

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have announced a busy pre Christmas schedule next week which includes a visit to Cambridge University as well as the Natural History Museum, in Kensington, London. The Royal couple will be shown around the magnificent campus as part of a tour which will enlighten them to the running of […]

3 November 2012

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Kate Middleton Supports 100 Women in Hedge Funds Charity

100 Women in Hedge Funds (“100WHF”), a leading non-profit organisation for professionals in the Alternatives industry,has announced that the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will now join the Duke of Cambridge with his patronage of 100WHF’s philanthropic initiatives, beginning January 1, 2013. Over the next three years, this non-profit organisation will focus its activity […]

13 October 2012

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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

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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 […]

17 September 2012

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Kate Middleton Presented With Nude Sculpture By Topless Tribeswoman

The people of the Solomon Islands must have a sense of humour or perhaps it is just the cultural differences, contrasting our up-tight western civilisation. The Duchess of Cambridge stifled her laugh with a demure smile, as she was presented with a carved wooden sculpture which had an uncanny resemblance to the second in line […]

12 September 2012

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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 […]

5 September 2012

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Kate Middleton Mario Testino Photos Featured In Boston Exhibition

An exhibition titled, British Royal Portraits by Mario Testino, at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is set to open in October. It will contain a selection of self-curated images and include several photos of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Testino is no stranger to the British Royal family. Shortly after the photographer went […]

29 August 2012

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Kate Middleton Lends Support To Paralympics And Arts Festival

To celebrate the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games,The Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William accompanying the Queen have shown their energy and support by attending the opening ceremony. Kate Middleton looked stylish in a cream dress coat by Scandinavian fashion brand DAY Birger et Mikkelsen – an outfit she has worn on previous […]

16 August 2012

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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 […]

12 August 2012

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Kate Middleton Celebrates London’s Gold Olympic Closing Ceremony

The Duchess of Cambridge will be celebrating at the after-party of the year in the Olympic Stadium tonight as she prepares to continue her final role as Olympic Ambassador.  The ‘History of Art’ graduate has attended twenty events personally witnessing Great Britain take five gold medals.This included watching, Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis and Andy Murray […]

7 August 2012

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Kate Middleton Britain’s Exceptional Patron Of Art and Sport

Kate Middleton clearly supports the Olympics. She has attended over a dozen events in the past ten days. Even the English summer weather hasn’t hindered her valuable contribution to team GB as an official Olympic Ambassador. The athletes and the public genuinely admire her dedication to sport. But what many people don’t realise is that […]

31 July 2012

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Kate Middleton’s Milliners Create Giant Hats For London Statues

London’s most famous statues have been transformed into mannequins sporting the latest British millinery creations. Royals Kate Middleton, Princess Beatrice and Princess Euginie’s favourite  headgear designers Philip Treacy and Stephen Jones are among the designers to have topped off the statues, dotted across central London. Treacy’s creation sits aloft  General Sir Henry Havelock in trafalgar […]

30 July 2012

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Kate Middleton Mingles With Tracey Emin At RA Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge joined 800 guests this evening for an event to promote UK culture, art and entertainment at the Royal Academy. The reception, held in honour of the creative industries was attended by artist Tracey Emin who was recently made a Professor of Drawing at the Royal College of Art. The Duchess was […]

29 July 2012

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Kate Middleton Features Heavily In New Mr Brainwash Exhibition

Mr Brainwash the less talented star of Banksy’s Oscar nominated film “Exit Through The Gift Shop” has announced his imminent arrival in London on 5th of August for the official opening of his UK solo show. The Exhibition is being mounted in The Old Sorting Office, a 1950’s brutalist monstrosity made redundant by the slow […]

28 July 2012

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Kate Middleton Attends Spectacular Olympic Opening First Photo

Kate Middleton along with the Royal Family attended a spectacular Olympic ceremony staged by the film Director Danny Boyle. It began with a romantic vision of 18th century British agricultural society, right out of a Thomas Hardy novel. Then came the industrial revolution moving up to the modern age of technology. You get the picture… […]

26 July 2012

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Kate Middleton Visits Greenwich Ahead Of Afternoon Torch Procession

The Olympic Torch will receive a rapturous reception from thousands of well-wishers who have waited hours to mark its arrival at Buckingham Palace. The Duchess of Cambridge, husband Prince William and Brother in Law Prince Harry will show there Royal support this afternoon. The Prince and Duchess spent the morning visiting a sports centre in […]