5 January 2012

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Kate Middleton To Be Patron Of National Portrait Gallery

History of Art Major Chooses Two Art Charities In Five Official Patronages St James’s Palace has announced the choices of patronage for the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton Windsor. It is no surprise that they include two high profile visual art organisations. The National Portrait gallery and as reported on ArtLyst, in November and December, […]

18 December 2011

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Kate Middleton Dresses Down For The Art Room

Phone Photo of a casual Kate dressing in jeans on a visit to a London school Juli Beattie is a remarkable woman, at 64 she is the founder and director of the charity, The Art Room which has grown in scope for over a decade. The project has not only been embraced by history of […]

18 December 2011

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Ai Weiwei Third On Time Magazine Person Of The Year List

Topped by The Protester, Admiral William McRaven, and Kate Middleton Time magazine has named Ai Weiwei as third on its annual list of the good and the great, for 2011. It was topped by “The Protester”. In its annual review of the news round-up, the magazine has chosen the popular demonstrations, that defined 2011, as […]

20 November 2011

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Kate Middleton To Sponsor Art Therapy

Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, paid a secret visit last week to an Islington art therapy charity, The Art Room, after they wrote to her asking for royal support Kate has been visiting a number of charities and organisations in recent weeks in preparation for her new role as a working Royal. The purpose […]

3 May 2011

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Alexander McQueen Retrospective Dazzles New York

4 May 2011 – 31 July 2011 A major retrospective exhibition celebrating the life and work of British fashion designer Alexander McQueen opens at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art tomorrow. His extraordinary contributions to fashion from his Central Saint Martins postgraduate collection of 1992 to his final runway presentation, which took place after his […]

28 April 2011

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London Street Art Commemorates Royal Wedding

As official photographers are preparing to record Kate and William’s big day tomorrow, a number of alternative images created by artists have appeared on the streets of London, There also seems to be a glut of work in the more ‘off west-end ‘ galleries. The street works are perhaps, best kept a secret and we […]