In a radical, crazy, anarchic move, Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, princess of our dreams, chose to have her official portrait painted as if she were a real human being. She picked an artist who was good at doing that on purpose.And you know what? I get it. At first glance, she doesn’t look all made-for-TV shiny like she did on her wedding day. Check out this video to learn more about the artistic merit of this painting, and take a minute to clear your mind of airbrushed magazine covers and admire this beautiful work — and woman — close up at 2:30 and 3:00.