26 April 2015


Madonna Refuses To Loan Frida Kahlo’s My Birth To Detroit Exhibition

Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo were an explosive couple. He carried a pistol. She carried a flask. He romanticised Detroit. She rejected it. But what they shared was a belief in communism, a thirst for tequila and a passion for each other. A new exhibition at  the Detroit Institute of Arts explores how they left their mark on the city […]

19 April 2015


Madonna Art Collector’s Humble Brag Is A Stand-Up Comedy Disaster

Last week Madonna got up on the Tonight Show, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, in a staged and contrived act and performed not the best of her 80s music, in medley form, (judging by her get-up) but a cringable stand-up comedy routine. She dug out some of her mothballed desperately seeking susan gear from the back of […]

15 April 2013


Peter Howson: Madonna And David Bowie Artwork To Be Sold

Preliminary drawings of some of the Scottish artist Peter Howson’s best known works including sketches of David Bowie and Madonna are among 390 items which are being sold by his ex-wife. in order to provide care treatment for their daughter, who has Asperger’s syndrome. Bowie posed for the artist at his London studio in 1994 […]

5 April 2013


Madonna Donates $6m Fernand Leger Painting To Education Charity

The singer Madonna has donated a 1921 Cubist masterpiece by the French painter Fernand Leger to a charity in support of education for girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The painting “Trois femmes a la table rouge,” which carries an estimate of $5-7 million, will go on sale at Sotheby’s in New York on 7 May. […]

19 April 2011


Royal Wedding Photographer Shortlist Revealed

Say Cheese! Who will be chosen as the official Royal photographer for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton on the 29th April? This seems to be the subject of rampant speculation among Royal watchers and the London press. The Lima born photographer Mario Testino who is better known for his photos of celebrities […]