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Simon Cowell Gets A Pricey Gift

By Super Admin

Simon Cowell, has received a half million pound remake of a 19th century artwork as a Christmas gift, created for him by famous graffiti artist Banksy.

 

Syco bosses asked Banksy to paint Degas' 1874 masterpiece 'Rehearsal Of The Ballet On Stage', featuring Simon.

Record label wanted something unique to give to Simon. He's a secret art collector and loves Degas and he's a huge fan of Banksy.

So they got Banksy to mock up one of Degas' most famous works. In the picture, it looks like Simon's deciding whether or not the girl has the X Factor.

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Story first published: Thursday, December 31, 2009, 15:55 [IST]
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