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Cimabue’s Madonna Carried in Procession (c.1853-5) , painted by Frederic Leighton, is installed in The Queen's Gallery at Buckingham Palace for the exhibition Portrait of the Artist, which opens on Friday, 4 November 2016. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday October 20, 2016. Photo credit should read: James Robinson/Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016/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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Cimabue’s Madonna Carried in Procession (c.1853-5) , painted by Frederic Leighton, is installed in The Queen’s Gallery at Buckingham Palace for the exhibition Portrait of the Artist, which opens on November 4. Photo James Robinson/Royal Collection Trust/Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 

A member of the public hangs from a sculpture that is part of the annual outdoor exhibition known as "Sculpture by the Sea" near Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia October 19, 2016 which showcases sculptures by local and international artists along the coastline between Bondi and Tamarama beaches.  REUTERS/David Gray

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A member of the public hangs from a sculpture that is part of the annual outdoor exhibition known as “Sculpture by the Sea” near Bondi Beach in Sydney, Australia. Photo David Gray/Reuters

A model presents a creation by designer Tokuko Maeda from her Spring/Summer 2017 collection for her brand TOKUKO 1er VOL during Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai

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A model presents a creation by designer Tokuko Maeda from her Spring/Summer 2017 collection for her brand TOKUKO 1er VOL during Tokyo Fashion Week in Tokyo, Japan. Photo Toru Hanai/Reuters 

Officials unveil Ghent Altarpiece also known as the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, believed to have been painted largely by Jan van Eyck and his brother Hubert, after being partially restored in Ghent's St. Bavo's Cathedral, Belgium, October 12, 2016. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

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Officials unveil Ghent Altarpiece also known as the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, believed to have been painted largely by Jan van Eyck and his brother Hubert, after being partially restored in Ghent’s St. Bavo’s Cathedral, Belgium. Photo Francois Lenoir/Reuters 

Germany Exhibition

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A man looks at the work ‘Not to be Reproduced’ by Rene Magritte at the Kunsthalle art gallery in Hamburg. Photo Daniel Reinhardt/dpa/AP

A model presents a creation by Chinese designer Xiong Ying as part of her Spring/Summer 2017 women's ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Heaven Gaia during Fashion Week in Paris,

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A model presents a creation by Chinese designer Xiong Ying as part of her Spring/Summer 2017 women’s ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Heaven Gaia during Fashion Week in Paris, France. Photo Charles Platiau/Reuters 

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“The Park People Series” by artist Nathan Sawaya is seen on the South Lawn of the White House during the “South By South Lawn”, SXSL, festival. Photo Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty

Philippe Parreno's Anywhen, goes on show in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, London

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Philippe Parreno’s Anywhen, goes on show in the Turbine Hall at the Tate Modern, London

A member of the gallery stands inside a piece called "Passage", by artist Antony Gormley, which forms part of an exhibition entitled "Fit", at the White Cube gallery in London, Britain September 29, 2016.    REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

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A member of the gallery stands inside a piece called “Passage”, by artist Antony Gormley, which forms part of an exhibition entitled “Fit”, at the White Cube gallery in London Credit: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The 'Really Good', by artist David Shrigley which has become the eleventh sculpture to be installed on Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth, in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 29, 2016. Photo credit should read: Philip Toscano/PA Wire

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The ‘Really Good’, by artist David Shrigley which has become the eleventh sculpture to be installed on Trafalgar Square’s fourth plinth, in London, Credit: Philip Toscano/PA

Britain Turner Prize

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A woman looks towards part of an artwork called ‘Lichen! Libido! (London!) Chastity!’ by Anthea Hamilton, one of the four artists shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2016, at the Tate Britain gallery, on Monday

Model feebee poses as part of art installation "Narcissism : Dazzle room" made by artist Shigeki Matsuyama at rooms33 fashion and design exhibition in Tokyo, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016. Matsuyama's installation features a strong contrast of black and white, which he learned from dazzle camouflage used mainly in World War I. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

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Model feebee poses as part of art installation “Narcissism : Dazzle room” made by artist Shigeki Matsuyama at rooms33 fashion and design exhibition in Tokyo

Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Ardad to victory in the Pepsi Max Flying Childers Stakes during day three of the 2016 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday September 9, 2016. See PA story RACING Doncaster. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

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Frankie Dettori celebrates after riding Ardad to victory in the Pepsi Max Flying Childers Stakes during day three of the 2016 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster

British artist Anthony Gormley poses for a photograph next to his artwork entitled 'Object, 199', a life-size cast-iron sculpture cast from the artist's body and hung from the ceiling of the National Portrait Gallery, during a press preview on September 7, 2016 in London, England. The work is accompanied on October 5 by 'Fall, 1999', a selection of drawings also by Mr Gormley.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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British artist Athony Gormley poses for a photograph next to his artwork entitled ‘Object, 199′, a life-size cast-iron sculpture cast from the artist’s body and hung from the ceiling of the National Portrait Gallery in London, England 

An employee poses for a photograph as she looks on at the Chakraview installation, designed by Sumant Jayakrishnan, representing India, during a preview of the London Design Biennale at Somerset House in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016. Over 30 countries and territories have newly commissioned works in the exhibition, that runs from Sept. 7 to Sept. 27, that explore the theme "Utopia by Design", according to the organizer's website.

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An employee poses for a photograph as she looks on at the Chakraview installation, designed by Sumant Jayakrishnan, representing India, during a preview of the London Design Biennale at Somerset House in London 

Participants climb on an art installation as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, U.S.

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Participants climb on an art installation as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

Cyclists take part in the annual 'Ride the Lights' event on Blackpool promenade

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Cyclists take part in the annual ‘Ride the Lights’ event on Blackpool promenade

Workers lift a steeple into place as part of finishing touches to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London's skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday

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Workers lift a steeple into place as part of finishing touches to a 120 metre long wooden sculpture of 17th century London’s skyline on the River Thames ahead of it being burnt this Sunday

Participants watch the flames on the Spire of Fire as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

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Participants watch the flames on the Spire of Fire as approximately 70,000 people from all over the world gather for the 30th annual Burning Man arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada

Yeong-min Lee and Jeong-Seok Mun,  two of the chaplinesque magicians from The Tricksters explore the inside of a perspective room at Edinburgh's Camera Obscura and World of Illusions during the Edinburgh Festival.

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Yeong-min Lee and Jeong-Seok Mun, two of the chaplinesque magicians from The Tricksters explore the inside of a perspective room at Edinburgh’s Camera Obscura and World of Illusions during the Edinburgh Festival