4 March 2012

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Kate Middleton Would Have been An Andy Warhol Superstar

The Duchess Of Cambridge steps out with grace and contemporary style If Andy Warhol were still alive he would have been 84 years young and still depicting popular culture in a cutting edge manner by summing up the zeitgeist of our 21st century culture. It is a given that Kate Middleton would have been a […]

21 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Visits The Art Room Charity Today

Wearing an Orla Kiely coat/dress the Duchess of Cambridge visits two Oxford schools Kate Middleton will visit two schools today as part of her patronage of the Art Room a school program that  deals with children with behavioural issues. Julie Beattie the founder of the program is a remarkable woman, at 64 she is the […]

20 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Commissions Lady Gaga Milliner For Jubilee Hat

This time it won’t be a Philip Treacy creation as the focal point of a Royal event. The Duchess of Cambridge moves on from the worlds favourite milliner, the inventor of Princess Beatrice’s notorious ‘Cat Flap’ hat to a real trend setter, the hat designer of Lady Gaga’s infamous headgear. Piers Atkinson, better known for […]

11 February 2012

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Kate Steps out in Vintage Look At Freud Exhibition

Kate Middleton has outwitted everyone in the fashion industry by wearing a Vintage coat dress on her first official solo engagement, at the National Portrait gallery. It was designed by the minor high street brand, Jesire which has now ‘ceased to trade’. The grey tweed garment was retailed through John Lewis a mid-range department store, […]

9 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Bowled Over By Lucian Freud Exhibition

Duchess of Cambridge steps out in tweed for NPG opening on a frosty night Kate Middleton is to spend the next six weeks in the absence of Prince William, visiting the charities she recently became a patron of. Last night she made a spectacular solo debut at London’s National Portrait Gallery, where she attended the […]

8 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Makes An Official Freudian Trip

The Duchess of Cambridge goes solo at one man show Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge, will carry out her first official duty, on her own, this evening, when she visits the National Portrait Gallery, to view the Lucian Freud portrait exhibition. Kate who has a degree in history of art from St Andrews became […]

4 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Gets Fashion Nod From Mary Quant

Iconic 60’s designer raves about the Duchess Of Cambridge’s style Mary Quant has forever been immortalised as a fashion icon with her invention of the mini skirt and classic swinging sixties style. When asked in a recent interview about Kate Middleton’s fashion sense she stated; “I am a very big admirer of the Duchess of […]

3 February 2012

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Kate Middleton Portrait Commissioned Through NPG

Official Portrait to be painted in honour of the Duchess of Cambridge’s 30 birthday Royal insiders have hinted that Kate Middleton will have her portrait painted to celebrate her 30th birthday. An online art website reported last week that a ‘Clarence House’ spokesman revealed  “The commissioning of the Duchess of Cambridge’s first official portrait is […]

30 January 2012

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Kate Middleton To Visit Lucian Freud Exhibition

Duchess Of Cambridge To Make First NPG Visit Since Becoming Patron Informed sources have revealed that the Duchess of cambridge will visit the National Portrait Galleries for a preview of the Lucian Freud exhibition on Wednesday 8 February. The exhibition which opens on 9 February is set to be one of the must see art […]

13 January 2012

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Design Awards Pit Kate Middleton Dress Against Olympic Torch

  Design Awards nominations dominated by Olpympics and Alexander McQueen The recently released Design Awards nominations longlist is dominated by the Olympics and Alexander McQueen. While it includes nominations for both the Olympic torch, and the Olympic velodrome, Alexander McQueen also gets two nominations – one for Kate Middleton’s wedding dress, and another for Savage Beauty, his […]

12 January 2012

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Kate Middleton Champions Art Therapy

  Why Kate Middleton chose to patronise The Art Room, an art therapy charity that helps children with emotional difficulties It is remarkable that, out of the four charitable patronages that The Duchess of Cambridge announced on the 5 January, two were dedicated to art. The National Portrait Gallery, of course, makes sense: it is […]

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 […]