David Hockney's close friend and assistant, 23, dies in hospital after falling ill at artist's houseHis assistant Dominic Elliott was taken to Scarborough Hospital yesterdayMr Elliott helped the renowned artist to set up equipment for his projects Hockney, of Bridlington, East Yorks, is one of Britain's best-known painters By Suzannah Hills and Mark Duell PUBLISHED: 08:42 GMT, 18 March 2013 | UPDATED: 10:59 GMT, 18 March 2013 David Hockney's personal assistant has died after being taken ill at the renowned British artist's seaside home. Dominic Elliott, 23, was a close friend of the artist and helped him set up his equipment when he was working on his projects and exhibitions. Mr Hockney, 75, even painted a portrait of Mr Elliott in 2008
Underground art scene: Exhibition to celebrate 150 years of the Tube will feature incredible posters from each decade since 1908 Poster Art 150 will feature wall art seen in Underground stations from each decade since the early 1900sThe exhibition is the first of its type since 1963 and shows the changing art styles of the last 100 yearsThe 150 were chosen by a panel of experts from more than 3,000 in the London Transport Museum vault | UPDATED: 19:46 GMT, 24 December 2012 A new exhibition will showcase the iconic poster art that has adorned the walls of the London Underground for more than a century. Poster Art 150 – London Underground's Greatest Designs is being held at the London Transport Museum to commemorate the Tube's 150th anniversary.
Pippa's new job is hardly a happy accident | UPDATED: 09:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 Close to the throne: Pippa's reported 370,000 contract with NBC is their way of ensuring authentic coverage of the Royals Pippa Middleton’s reported offer of a 370,000 contract with US TV network NBC is in line with its creepy habit of hiring individuals close to the throne, hoping they’ll lend an aura of authenticity to royal coverage.