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Post War and Contemporary Art sales - London...Christie's gallery assistants adjust Head of IB (left) and Head of Esther by Lucian Freud, during a press preview of their forthcoming Post War and Contemporary Art sales at Christie's in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday February 5, 2016. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

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Christie’s gallery assistants adjust Head of IB (left) and Head of Esther by Lucian Freud, during a press preview of their forthcoming Post War and Contemporary Art sales at Christie’s in London 

Revellers take part in the traditional "Weiberfastnacht" (Women's Carnival) celebration in Mainz, Germany

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Revellers take part in the traditional “Weiberfastnacht” (Women’s Carnival) celebration in Mainz, Germany

Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in New York

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Indiana Pacers forward Myles Turner (33) tries to break up a pass from Brooklyn Nets guard Shane Larkin (0) to center Brook Lopez (11) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game in New York 

A shaft of light falls on to a mural of David Bowie in Sheffield, Britain

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A shaft of light falls on to a mural of David Bowie in Sheffield, Britain

onham's Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale...A woman walks past Untitled (Red Fan) by Kazuo Shiraga, estimated at between £1,500,000 and £2,000,000, during the press preview of Bonham's forthcoming Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale which will be held on February 11 in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday February 1, 2016. Photo credit should read: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

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A woman looks at Untitled (Red Fan) by Kazuo Shiraga, estimated to sell between £1,500,000 and £2,000,000 at Bonham’s forthcoming Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale which will be held on February 11 in London 

Gallery assistants pose with the painting 'La Lecon de piano' by Henri Matisse during a media preview of Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby's in London...Gallery assistants pose with the painting 'La Lecon de piano' by Henri Matisse during a media preview of Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby's in London, Britain January 28, 2016. The picture is estimated to sell for between 12 -18 million British pounds when it is auctioned on February 3 in London.REUTERS/Stefan WermuthEDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE

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Gallery assistants pose with the painting ‘La Lecon de piano’ by Henri Matisse during a media preview of Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in London

France's Monfils hits a shot on his knees during his quarter-final match against Canada's Raonic at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park

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France’s Gael Monfils hits a shot on his knees during his quarter-final match against Canada’s Milos Raonic at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia

A new artwork by British artist Banksy opposite the French Embassy, in London, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016. The artwork depicts the young girl from the musical Les Miserables with tears streaming from her eyes as a can of CS gas lies beneath her. The work is criticising the use of teargas in the refugee camp in Calais. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

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A new artwork by British artist Banksy opposite the French Embassy, in London. The artwork depicts the young girl from the musical Les Miserables with tears streaming from her eyes as a can of CS gas lies beneath her. The work is criticising the use of teargas in the refugee camp in Calais 

Novak Djokovic of Serbia prepares to serve to  Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 22, 2016.(AP Photo/Andrew Brownbill)

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia prepares to serve to Andreas Seppi of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia

Germany's Brown plays during his doubles match at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park...Germany's Dustin Brown plays during his doubles match at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jason O'Brien

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Germany’s Dustin Brown plays during his doubles match at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia

A snowboarding contestant takes a jump during a competition in Beijing

A snowboarding contestant takes a jump during a competition in Beijing, China

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Serbia’s Novak Djokovic serves during his first round match against South Korea’s Hyeon Chung at the Australian Open tennis tournament at Melbourne Park, Australia 

Peter Prevc of Slovenia competes during the first round of the Ski Flying World Championships at Kulm hill in Bad Mitterndorf, Austria January 15, 2016.

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Peter Prevc of Slovenia competes during the first round of the Ski Flying World Championships at Kulm hill in Bad Mitterndorf, Austria on Friday

Phyllida Barlow photocall...A member of staff looking at artist Phyllida Barlow's piece untitled: upturned house, 2 (2012), a new acquisition which goes on display at the Artist Rooms in Tate Modern, London, from 14 January. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday January 14, 2016. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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A member of staff looks at artist Phyllida Barlow’s piece untitled: upturned house, 2 (2012), a new acquisition which goes on display at the Artist Rooms in Tate Modern, London 

Y JANUARY 11.  Undated handout photo issued by the Natural History Museum of  "Warrior of the grassland", by Anup Deodhar from India, showing a fan-throated lizard, which featured in the final the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice Award. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday January 11, 2016. See PA story ENVIRONMENT Photographer. Photo credit should read: Anup Deodhar/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: This handout photo may only be used in for editorial reporting purposes for the contemporaneous illustration of events, things or the people in the image or facts mentioned in the caption. Reuse of the picture may require further permission from the copyright holder.

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A fan-throated lizard, which features in the final of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice Award at The Natural History Museum in London 

Freitag from Germany soars through the air during the trial round for the second jumping of the 64th four-hills ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen...Richard Freitag from Germany soars through the air during the trial round for the second jumping of the 64th four-hills ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, southern Germany, December 31, 2015.   REUTERS/Michael Dalder

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Freitag from Germany soars through the air during the trial round for the second jumping of the 64th four-hills ski jumping tournament in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

People interact with the "invigorated" room at the Museum of Feeling

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People interact with the “invigorated” room at the Museum of Feelings, a pop-up installation in New York 

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Sotheby’s staff carry the painting ‘The Lock’ by John Constable. It is estimated to sell between £8-12 million at Sotheby’s London, Old Masters & British Paintings Evening sale on December 9 

Micaela Widmer of Switzerland competes during the women's race at the Skeleton World Cup in Altenberg, eastern Germany, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

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Micaela Widmer of Switzerland competes during the women’s race at the Skeleton World Cup in Altenberg, eastern Germany, Friday

Fans of Great Britain show their support during day one of the Davis Cup Final at the Flanders Expo Centre, Ghent. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday November 27, 2015.

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Fans of Great Britain show their support during day one of the Davis Cup Final at the Flanders Expo Centre, Ghent