National Portrait Gallery


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British artist Paul Emsley poses in front of his portrait of Catherine, The Duchess of Cambridge after its unveiling at the National Portrait Gallery in central London on January 11, 2013. (Photo credit: LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gets Official Portrait

Paul Emsley’s portrait shows the 31-year-old royal against a dark background with her lips pursed into a wry smile.


Artist Shepard Fairey poses next to his portrait of then President-Elect Barack Obama at the National Portrait Gallery - Washington, DC - Jan 17, 2009 (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama ‘HOPE’ Artist Shepard Fairey Gets Probation In AP Lawsuit Case

A federal judge in New York has given two years of probation to an artist who created the “HOPE” poster that came to symbolize Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. He was sentenced Friday in Manhattan.