Paul Emsley http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25382/all en Smile or grimace? Royal Kate portrait splits opinion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/smile-or-grimace-royal-kate-portrait-splits-opinion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* First official portrait of Duchess of Cambridge</p> <p>* Subject said to be "very pleased" with outcome</p> <p>* Artist Paul Emsley said duchess a "generous" sitter</p> <p>* Public, critical reaction overwhelmingly negative</p> <p>By Mike Collett-White</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The first official portrait of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, popularly known by her former name Kate Middleton, was unveiled in London on Friday, and opinion was sharply divided over an image many deemed unflattering.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/smile-or-grimace-royal-kate-portrait-splits-opinion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Emsley Entertainment Human Interest Kate Middleton Paul Emsley Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 13:15:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733127 at http://www.globalpost.com