Had he been born in a different time and place, painter J.M.W. Turner might have been a member of the Hudson River School, a group of artists who worked in the second half of the 19th century, after Turner's 1851 death.
For Andrew Lloyd Webber, this was the painting that got away. It is now in the Ponce Museum of Art in Puerto Rico and is not for sale even though Webber has offered £6 million for it. He has one of the most important collections of Pre Rafaelite work but he does not have flaming June.
I had the distinct privilege of reading an advanced copy of Alex Grecian's The Black Country. In this grisly sequel to The Yard, we follow Inspector Walter Day and Sergeant Nevil Hammersmith to the British Midlands.