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Artist David Hockney poses for photographs in the Sackler Wing at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, where an exhibition of his work entitled 'David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life', is on display

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Artist David Hockney poses for photographs in the Sackler Wing at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, where an exhibition of his work entitled ‘David Hockney RA: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life’, is on display.

People dance in Cotacachi during the Inti Raymi feast in Cotacachi, Ecuador, Saturday, June 25, 2016. Inti Raymi, wich means the Sun festival in the Qetchua language is a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honour of the sun god Inti, one of the most venerated deities in Inca religion.

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People dance in Cotacachi during the Inti Raymi feast in Cotacachi, Ecuador. Inti Raymi, which means the Sun festival in the Qetchua language, is a religious ceremony of the Inca Empire in honour of the sun god Inti, one of the most venerated deities in Inca religion.

Revellers react while being photographed at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival, Britain

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Revellers react while being photographed at Worthy Farm in Somerset during the Glastonbury Festival, in the south of Britain

A view from the installation 'The Floating Piers' by Bulgarian-born artist Christo Vladimirov Yavachev known as Christo, on the Lake Iseo, northern Italy, June 16, 2016.REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

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A view from the installation ‘The Floating Piers’ by Bulgarian-born artist Christo Vladimirov Yavachev known as Christo, on the Lake Iseo, northern Italy 

Pieces of designer Issey Miyake's collection are displayed at the National Art Center in Tokyo, Japan, Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Although he’s behind one of the biggest fashion brands to come out of Japan, Issey Miyake detests being called a fashion designer. Maybe a designer, even a sculptor, but not of that frivolous, trend-watching, conspicuous consumption known as fashion. What he has pursued since he started in the 1970s is more timeless. His down-to-earth clothing is meant to celebrate the human body. And it’s anyone’s or everyone’s body _ any race, build, size or age. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

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Pieces of designer Issey Miyake’s collection are displayed at the National Art Center in Tokyo, Japan 

Christie's 250th anniversary celebrations

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View on the Stour near Dedham by John Constable is unveiled as the the highlight of Christie’s summer season, which will be sold as part of Christie’s 250th anniversary celebrations

TOPSHOT - US First Lady Michelle Obama cheers during the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House May 25, 2016 in Washington, DC.  Students from throughout the US performed at the presidential mansion showcasing the power of arts education.  / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SmialowskiBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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US First Lady Michelle Obama cheers during the White House Turnaround Arts Talent Show at the White House in Washington D.C. Students from throughout the US performed at the presidential mansion showcasing the power of arts education 

BRISTOL, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 24:  A woman passes a mural that has been painted on a derelict building in Stokes Croft showing US presidential hopeful Donald Trump sharing a kiss with former London Mayor Boris Johnson on May 24, 2016 in Bristol, England. Boris Johnson is currently one of the biggest names leading the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union in the referendum which takes place on June 23 and Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has also backed a so-called Brexit.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

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A woman passes a mural that has been painted on a derelict building in Stokes Croft showing US presidential hopeful Donald Trump sharing a kiss with former London Mayor Boris Johnson, Bristol, England

A Chelsea Pensioner is seen through New Covent Garden Flower Market's tribute to Queen Elizabeth II - a three metre high profile of the Queen made from over 5,000 cut flowers, during a press day ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday May 23, 2016. See PA story CONSUMER Chelsea. Photo credit should read: Yui Mok/PA Wire

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A Chelsea Pensioner is seen through New Covent Garden Flower Market’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II. The three meter high profile of the Queen is designed by Veevers Carter and made from over 5,000 cut flowers during a press day ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London 

Prime Minister David Cameron recreates the famous Beatles Abbey Road album cover by walking across Abbey Road crossing with Tessa Jowell, former secretary of state for culture, media and sport, on May 20, 2016 in London, England

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Prime Minister David Cameron recreates the famous Beatles Abbey Road album cover by walking across Abbey Road crossing with Tessa Jowell, former secretary of state for culture, media and sport in London today

Artists, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst pose during a photocall to launch the Newport Street Gallery in London with Koon's piece "Play-Doh".

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Artists, Jeff Koons and Damien Hirst pose during a photocall for the exhibition ‘Now’ with Koon’s piece Play-Doh at Newport Street Gallery in London 

A woman walks past chairs displayed on a red carpet in the Palace Festival on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, May 10, 2016.

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A woman walks past chairs displayed on a red carpet in the Palace Festival on the eve of the opening ceremony of the 69th Cannes Film Festival in France today

American reality-show star Kim Kardashian takes a selfie as she rides on a classic car next to her husband, rap superstar Kayne West in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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American reality-show star Kim Kardashian takes a selfie as she rides on a classic car next to her husband, rap superstar Kanye West in Havana, Cuba. West, Kardashian and members of her reality-show-star family have become the latest celebrities to visit Havana

A gallery assistant poses with a design ...A gallery assistant poses with a design included in the exhibition "Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear" during a photo call preview at the V&A museum in London, on April 12, 2016.  The exhibition tells the story of underwear design from the 18th century to present day, and runs from 16 April to 12 March 2017. / AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTIONLEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images

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A gallery assistant poses with a design included in the exhibition “Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear” during a photo call preview at the V&A museum in London 

A visitor looks at a work of art on the ...A visitor looks at a work of art on the first day of the TEFAF artfair on March 11, 2016 in Maastricht.  From March 11 to 20 the fair will present ten thousands works of art and antique to collectors, traders and curators.  / AFP PHOTO / ANP / Marcel van Hoorn / Netherlands OUTMARCEL VAN HOORN/AFP/Getty Images

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A visitor looks at a work of art on the first day of the TEFAF art fair on in Maastricht, the Netherlands 

A woman walks through artwork created by artist Filippo Minelli in his series Silence / Shapes in Somerset House

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A woman walks through artwork created by artist Filippo Minelli in his series Silence / Shapes, in Somerset House courtyard, London

Daily Life, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer - China's Coal Addiction)Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 26, 2015

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Daily Life, 1st prize singles, World Press Photo Awards (Kevin Frayer – China’s Coal Addiction) Chinese men pull a tricycle in a neighborhood next to a coal-fired power plant in Shanxi, China, November 26, 2015. 

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Actress Emma Thompson holds her name badge in front of her face during the press conference for the film ‘Alone in Berlin’ at the 2016 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany

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