23 July 2012


Kate Middleton To Attend Royal Academy Olympic Reception

The Duchess of Cambridge will join 800 guests for an evening event to promote UK culture, art and entertainment. Next Monday, Kate will visit the Royal Academy of Art for a creative industries reception. She will be joined by the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Culture Minister Ed Vaizey. The international reception is part of […]

19 July 2012


Kate Middleton Opens Olympic Portrait Exhibition In London

The Duchess of Cambridge officially opened one of the Key Cultural Olympiad exhibitions, “BT The Road to 2012: Aiming High” at the National Portrait Gallery, with much flair and fanfare, this morning. The exhibition is the largest of the three-year summer cycle of shows and is stylishly staged across several contrasting spaces throughout the Gallery. […]

19 July 2012


Kate Middleton Unveils New Portraits Of Boris Johnson And Anish Kapoor

One hundred historically important new portraits were unveiled this morning, by The Duchess of Cambridge, at the National Portrait Gallery, an institution where she became a patron back in January. Portraits of Mark Cavendish, Boris Johnson and Anish Kapoor were included in the exhibition preview, on Thursday 19 July 2012, at the Gallery, as part […]

17 July 2012


Kate Middleton To Visit NPG Olympic Photography Exhibition

Kate Middleton is due to visit the National Portrait Gallery this week (Thursday July 19) for a private viewing of their latest exhibition. She will be the guest of honour at the launch of a new Olympics photography exhibition titled, “Road to 2012: Aiming High”, which features portraits documenting the three years of preparation for […]

12 July 2012


Kate Middleton Will Wear The More Conservative McQueen Outfits

The Autumn/Winter Collection by Sarah Burton the chief fashion designer for the highly regarded Alexander McQueen label is out there but not really for the faint – hearted. The creator of the Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding dress has previewed her autumn winter collection of Haute Couture dresses for 2012 and the runnway does not necesarerly […]

24 June 2012


Kate Middleton Portrait By Bambi Sells To Brad Pitt

It has been reported that a North London based graffiti artist known as Bambi has sold three works to the serious art collector and actor Brad Pitt for £60,000. The main painting was a stencil on canvas created, after an image, painted on a wall during the Royal wedding. It shows  Prince William and Kate […]

23 June 2012


Kate Middleton Dress for Sam Taylor-Wood Wedding

The artist Sam Taylor-Wood has married fiancé actor Aaron Johnson in a ceremony in Somerset. The 45 year old artist was previously married to the White Cube gallerist Jay Jopling and is the mother of his two children Angelica, 15, and Jessie, 6. She has two further daughters with the 22 year old Mr Johnson. […]

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 […]

16 June 2012


Kate Middleton Wedding Dress Designer Honoured With OBE

Kate Middleton’s favourite dress designer Sarah Burton has been honoured with an OBE. She appeared on the Queen’s birthday list today as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Mulberry’s Creative Director Emma Hill was given a CBE for her innovative must have hand bags and jewellery designer Lara Bohinc has been awarded a MBE for […]

15 June 2012


Kate Middleton Tops A list At V&A Museum Party

An Olympic-themed, Night At the Museum party which is bound  to be one of the celebrity parties of the year, is to take place at the Victoria and Albert museum at the start of the Olympic period. The party will be hosted by none other than Angelina Jolie and her husband Brad Pitt. It is […]

7 June 2012


Kate Middleton Presents Prince William With 30th Birthday Portrait

Kate Middleton has had her portrait painted and will present it to Prince William later this month, as a special gift to celebrate his 30th birthday. A ‘Clarence House’ spokesman revealed  “The commissioning of the Duchess of Cambridge’s first official portrait is currently under way through the National Portrait Gallery,” The NPG is one of […]

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 […]

19 April 2012


Design Of The Year Award Oscars Honours Excellence

Shortlist Includes Kate Middleton wedding dress and Olympic Torch The Design Museum’s Design Awards, ‘the Oscars of the design world’, showcase the most innovative and progressive designs from around the world, spanning seven categories,  Architecture, Digital, Fashion, Furniture, Graphics, Product and Transport. The 

19 April 2012


Giant Portrait Of Queen Projected On Buckingham Palace

Diamond Jubilee Artists Tracey Emin Gavin Turk and Yinka Shonibare contribute self portraits for Face Britain Auction Face Britain, one of the largest online collaborative art project ever conceived, reaches its conclusion today with the digital projection of over a two hundred thousand self portraits by children uploaded as part of The Prince’s Foundation for […]

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, […]

3 April 2012


Kate Middleton Boosts British Designers Out Of Recession

Duchess Of Cambridge ‘greatest Ambassador For British Fashion Since Princess Diana’ The Duchess Of Cambridge effect has made a major impact on British fashion abroad. Upmarket high street chains like Reiss and L.K.Bennet have been the winners, in a new domination of United States fashion trends. The wife of the heir to the throne has […]

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 […]

14 March 2012


Kate Middleton Portrait Artist Named

Nicky Philipps to paint the Duchess of Cambridge for Prince Williams 30th Birthday Kate Middleton who visits the Dulwich Picture Gallery tomorrow for its ‘Great Art Quest’ (14th March) along with Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, has been carrying out her Royal duties like a fish to water. Over the past month speculation […]

9 March 2012


Kate Middleton To Visit Dulwich Picture Gallery

Prince of Wales to introduce The Duchess of Cambridge to the work of The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts The Prince of Wales, President of The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts (Children & the Arts), accompanied by The Duchess of Cornwall, will introduce The Duchess of Cambridge to the work of […]

8 March 2012


Kate Middleton Steps Back As The Queen Has Her Diamond Day

Pop Artist Sir Peter Blake Chooses Corgi Drawing For Queen The Duchess of Cambridge will join the Queen and Duke as she begins her Diamond Jubilee tour of the UK today. The Jubilee tour will take the Queen and her Consort from the Isle of Wight to Birmingham, and from Merthyr Tydfil to Edinburgh and […]

7 March 2012


Kate Middleton Greeted With Art Performance

Art performance planned for Kate Middleton visit to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices Later this month, the Duchess of Cambridge is set to visit to East Anglia in support of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices – EACH. She will preside over the grand opening of EACH’s Treehouse hospice in Ipswich, and will give her first ever public […]

5 March 2012


Kate Middleton’s East London Children’s Museum Visit

The V&A’s Museum Of Childhood honoured by Duchess of Cambridge’s unannounced visit to collection Staff were stunned when the Duchess of Cambridge made an unannounced visit to the Museum of Childhood, last week. It came a day after Kate made a very public official appearance, accompanying The Queen and Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall, to […]