The UK’s Mirror has a story on Simon Cowell’s Christmas gift: A Banksy spoof on Degas. Why? Turns out Cowell has a soft spot for art:
Execs at Syco commissioned the graffiti artist to do a reproduction of Degas’ 1874 masterpiece Rehearsal Of The Ballet On Stage, featuring Simon.[…] A source said: “Record label execs wanted something unique to give to Simon. He’s a secret art collector and loves Degas – plus he’s a huge fan of Banksy.