After showing in London and Paris, the exhibition entitled Turner and the masters has arrived in the Spanish capital, at the Prado museum, with some 80 paintings, including 42 works by the great landscape artist of London, most of which have never before been seen in Spain. A tour of the exhibit reveals Turner's links with other great artists of historical note, including Claude Lorraine, Rubens, Rembrandt, Watteau, Canaletto and Titian, the influence they had on him and the rivalry he had with some of them.
The exhibition traces the development of Turner, who, born of humble origins in
After the tragic death of Gianni Versace, the designer's palace on Ocean Drive, Miami, was converted to an exclusive club. Now it is a hotel, restored to its full glory and opulence of marble floors, dazzling mosaics, and elegant gardens,with a spectacular swimming pool inlaid with gold and ten stunning suites. The glamour and taste of the late designer was apparent throughout his home, and continues in evidence throughout this latest incarnation of the Italianate palace.
Now known as The Villa by Barton G., the building dates from the thirties when it originated as Casa Casuarina. The couturier Gianni Versace,
Eternal devotion doesn't get much stronger than this.
LA gave itself over to the vampire world as the Twilight fans greeted their heroes with excited screams at the premiere for Eclipse, the latest in the movie franchise.
In some cases the so-called Twi-Hards had been camped out in the heat for four days.
As far as the eye could see at the city's Nokia Theatre girls were waiting in anticipation with banners and mobile phones at the ready, hoping for a snap of their idols.
And when Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner - the trio at the
Click here for a look in pictures at how events have unfolded in the12 months following the Thriller singer's passing.
It's a picture that will no doubt be of some comfort to Michael Jackson's millions of fans around the world. The king of pop's youngest son looking bright and happy on the eve of the first anniversary of his beloved father's death.
The eight-year-old laughed and smiled as he played in the surf with his friends in Hawaii, where he and his siblings Prince Michael, 13, and 12-year-old Paris were holidaying with their grandmother Katherine.
His bright appearance was worlds away
With the news this week that Chelsy Davy is quitting England, many royal watchers feared that would mean the end of the road for the pretty blonde and her royal love Prince Harry.
But it seems the couple are not ready to give up on their love just yet.
Harry has taken two days out of his busy schedule to spend time with 24-year-old Chelsy in Cape Town.
The pair were spotted having lunch with a friend at an upmarket restaurant before returning to the beachside apartment owned by Chelsy's multi-millionaire father.
They were bound to have plenty to
He didn't wear the traditional wellies or camp down in the fields.
Still, ravers at Glastonbury, more used to seeing the likes of Kate Moss and Lily Allen in their midst, were surprised – and rather delighted - to see Prince Charles attending.
Mingling with the crowds, wearing a light summer suit, the heir to throne seemed to thoroughly enjoy the engagement to highlight the charities associated with the legendary festival.
As word spread of the visit, a crowd gathered, chanting "Charlie" and calling for him to "give us a wave" – and he happily obliged.
"I can't believe