Arts

A man carries "Schwarze Spitzen" by Wassily Kandinsky from 1937  on display at Christie's auction house in London...A man carries "Schwarze Spitzen" by Wassily Kandinsky from 1937, on display at Christie's auction house in London March 28, 2014. The painting is expected to earn 2.4-3.6 million GB pounds (4-6 million U.S. dollars)  when auctioned in New York on May 6. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS SOCIETY)

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A man carries “Schwarze Spitzen” by Wassily Kandinsky from 1937, on display at Christie’s auction house in London. The painting is expected to earn 2.4-3.6 million GB pounds (4-6 million U.S. dollars) when auctioned in New York on May 6 Read more

In this photo taken on Thursday Feb. 20, 2014, a motorcyclist passes the work 'Access Control' by Greek street artist iNO, on central Pireos Street in Athens. Greece has attracted international street artists to its capital, due to the availability of commissioned work and relatively lax anti-graffiti law.

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A motorcyclist passes the work ‘Access Control’ by Greek street artist iNO, on central Pireos Street in Athens. Greece has attracted international street artists to its capital, due to the availability of commissioned work and relatively lax anti-graffiti law. Read more

Chinese artist  Zhang Xun  poses in a installation created in a special 3D-technique during a press preview in the exhibition 'You Are The Art' ('Du bist die Kunst') by a Chinese artist group at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany, Friday, March 21, 2014. Visitors are invited to take pictures of themselves interacting with the art and to share the results on social networks. The exhibition includes 23 paintings and lasts from  March 22, 2014  to June 22, 2014.

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Chinese artist Zhang Xun poses in a installation created in a special 3D-technique during a press preview in the exhibition ‘You Are The Art’ (‘Du bist die Kunst’) by a Chinese artist group at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany. Visitors are invited to take pictures of themselves interacting with the art and to share the results on social networks. The exhibition includes 23 paintings and lasts from Saturday until June 22.

A woman walks amidst chains as she views an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, March 14, 2014.

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A woman walks through an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, on Friday

The Japanese artist, Yoko Ono, poses during the photo call to promotes her retrospective exhibition ''Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show'', at Guggenheim Musseun, in Bilbao northern Spain, Thursday, March 13, 2014. The 81-year old Japanese artist and peace activist, well known for her work in avant-garde art, gained worldwide notoriety as the widow of Beatle's pop group member John Lennon.

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Yoko Ono poses during the photocall to promote her retrospective exhibition, “Yoko Ono: Half-A-Wind Show”, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain. The 81-year-old Japanese artist and peace activist is also well known as the widow of Beatles member John Lennon.

A light installation titled "Digital Wattle" which is an adaptation from Australia's floral emblem is illuminated with Singapore's financial skyline silhouetted in the background, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Singapore. "Digital Wattle" is a device exploring the interplay between individual ethnic groups co-existing in one city. When the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. The iLight Marina Bay exhibition features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river.

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An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river. Read more

Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Grangeon, are seen displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called "Pandas on Tour"...Papier mache pandas, created by French artist Paulo Grangeon, are seen displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called "Pandas on Tour", February 28, 2014. According to local media, the event was launched by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) first in Paris in 2008. Approximately 1,600 panda sculptures were displayed in the exhibition to remind people of the similar number of giant pandas still living in the wild and call on people's protection of endangered species. REUTERS/Patrick Lin (TAIWAN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT)

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Papier mâché pandas created by French artist Grangeon are displayed outside Taipei City Hall as part of an exhibition called “Pandas on Tour”

A model wears an accessory created by Anya Hindmarch during London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2014, in central London in central London, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014.

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A model wears an accessory created by Anya Hindmarch during London Fashion Week autumn/winter in central London Read more

In Kony's Shadow exhibition...Embargoed to 0001 Wednesday February 12 Undated handout photo issued by Christian Aid of Maracillina Amee, 68, who the Lord's Resistance Army attacked in her village in the early 1990s, abducted two villagers, killed her 10-year-old daughter and cut off her nose with a knife, she is now scheduled to receive plastic surgery, via the Refugee Law Project. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday February 12, 2014. A multimedia exhibition has been produced to mark today's International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers. In Kony's Shadow documents the stories of people who survived the terror of Joseph Kony's LRA in northern Uganda. See PA story POLITICS Soldiers. Photo credit should read: Christian Aid/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 handout photo issued by Christian Aid shoes Maracillina Amee, 68, who was attacked in the 1990s by Lord’s Resistance Army soldiers, who cut off her nose and killed her 10-year-old daughter, is to receive plastic surgery via the Refugee Law Project. A multimedia exhibition to mark Tuesday’s International Day Against the Use of Child Soldiers, “In Kony’s Shadow”, documents the stories of those who survived the terror of Joseph Kony’s LRA in northern Uganda. The exhibition opens on March 5 at Gallery@Oxo, in London Read more

Bacteria portraits...Undated handout photo issued by The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair of a portrait of Stephen Fry grown from his own bacteria. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday February 10, 2014. The 'bacteriographs' are made from a sample of the subjects bacteria - and have been grown by Zachary Copfer, an American microbiologist-cum-photographer. To make the Pop Art style images, Zachary cleverly exposes areas of a petri dish to radiation in order to stimulate the bacteria's growth. This creates a photograph grown entirely from the bacteria itself. Zachary is the only person in the world practicing this art, which he terms 'Bacteriography'. This is the first time his work has been brought to the UK. See PA story ARTS Bacteria. Photo credit should read: The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Fair/PA Wire

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A portrait of Stephen Fry grown from his own bacteria, commissioned by The Big Bang Fair. The ‘bacteriographs’ are made from the subject’s bacteria and have been grown by Zachary Copfer, an American microbiologist-cum-photographer. To make the Pop Art style images he exposes areas of a Petri dish to radiation in order to stimulate the bacteria’s growth Read more