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Bristol Hosts Europe's Largest Street Art And Graffiti Festival

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John Nation, a guide from Bristol Street Art Tours shows a piece of street art as part of the ongoing Upfest 2015 festival being held in Bedminster on Monday. The three-day annual event – which started in 2008 and is said to be the largest free street art and graffiti festival in Europe, now attracts more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on walls and surfaces around Bedminster and Southville areas of the city of Bristol.

Israel marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict...epa04828836 (09/17) An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip, Israel, 25 June 2015. The Israeli Defense Ministry has placed hundreds of small concrete protective shelters to all towns located near the Gaza Strip to protect its citizens from incoming rockets. On 08 July 2015, Israel will mark one year since the 2014 IsraelñGaza conflict, also known as Operation Protective Edge.  EPA/ABIR SULTAN PLEASE REFER TO THE ADVISORY NOTICE (epa04828827) FOR FULL PACKAGE TEXT

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An Israeli man walks past a concrete protective shelter painted by Israeli artist Eliasaf Myara in the village of Shokeda, located a few kilometers from the border with the Gaza Strip. July 8 marks one year since the 2014 Gaza conflict 

 

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Luisa Avietti puts the finishing touches to a mural of Ed Sheeran made out of 13,000 ticket stubs, which has been created by StubHub to celebrate the British singer being revealed as the hottest act appearing in the UK this summer, in London's Russell Square. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 22, 2015. Photo credit should read: David Parry/PA Wire

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Luisa Avietti puts the finishing touches to a mural of Ed Sheeran made out of 13,000 ticket stubs, which has been created by StubHub to celebrate the British singer being revealed as the hottest act appearing in the UK this summer, in London’s Russell Square 

A member of staff holds 'Tete au masque' a ceramic plate by Pablo Picasso, estimated between  6000-8000), in front of Claude Monet's 1914-1917 piece 'Iris mauves', estimated at between  6-9 million, at Christie's King Street auction house on Friday in London, England

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A member of staff holds ‘Tete au masque’ a ceramic plate by Pablo Picasso, estimated between 6000-8000), in front of Claude Monet’s 1914-1917 piece ‘Iris mauves’, estimated at between 6-9 million, at Christie’s King Street auction house on Friday in London, England

Women are seen looking at an art installation of women dresses in Pristina...Women look at an art installation of women dresses, named "Thinking of You" by Kosovo-born, London-based artist Alketa Mrripa-Xhafa, in Pristina, Kosovo, June 12, 2015. Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in the art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence. While there are no precise figures of the number of women and girls raped or subjected to sexual violence during Kosovo's 1998-99 war, non-governmental organizations say it may run to the thousands. REUTERS/Hazir Reka

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Women look at an art installation of dresses, named “Thinking of You” by Kosovo-born, London-based artist Alketa Mrripa-Xhafa, in Pristina, Kosovo. Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in the art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence. While there are no precise figures of the number of women and girls raped or subjected to sexual violence during Kosovo’s 1998-99 war, non-governmental organizations say it may run to the thousands. 

Two gallery assistants pose with '$, 2001' an installation by Tim Noble and Sue Webster which is going on show at Sotheby's with an estimated value of  100,000- 150,000 on June 8, 2015 in London, England. The installation forms part of an exhibition of 21 works inspired by the US Dollar which are estimated to have a total value of  50 million and will go under offer by the auction house on 1st and 2nd July 2015

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Two gallery assistants pose with ‘$, 2001′ an installation by Tim Noble and Sue Webster which is going on show at Sotheby’s with an estimated value of £100,000- £150,000 on Monday in London, England

Serpentine Galleries' Summer Exhibitions...'Homeless Person 1991' at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, a lifelike sculpture by Duane Hanson whose work will be on display at the gallery between June 2 and September 13 2015 as part of the Serpentine Galleriesí Summer Exhibitions, in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday June 1, 2015. The artwork is to be returning to London for the first time since 1997. Photo credit should read: Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

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‘Homeless Person 1991′ at the Serpentine Sackler Gallery, a lifelike sculpture by Duane Hanson whose work will be on display at the gallery between June 2 and September 13 2015 as part of the Serpentine Galleries’ Summer Exhibitions, in London 

Preview Of The Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show...EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - MAY 28:  Freddie Thomas and her two week old son Winston pose in front of her work titled Theatre of Education at the preview for the Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show on May 28, 2015 in Edinburgh, Scotland. The attractions at this year's Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show include a giant skull flanked by cut outs of comedians, a refuge made from unwanted sofas and kitsch curtains poking fun at the education system. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

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Emily Binks poses at the preview for the Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show in Edinburgh, Scotland, with her sculpture made using furniture she found abandoned. The attractions at this year’s Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show include a giant skull flanked by cut-outs of comedians, a refuge made from unwanted sofas and kitsch curtains poking fun at the education system

David Hockney presents his new body of work at the Annely Juda gallery, Mayfiar, London

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David Hockney presents his new body of work at the Annely Juda gallery, Mayfair, London on Thursday

A woman runs past artwork of a large hand on a wall in central London, Britain on Monday

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A woman runs past artwork of a large hand on a wall in central London, UK, on Monday

ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT...ATTENTION EDITORS - CAPTION CORRECTION FOR LON101 TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 23, 2015 AT APPROXIMATELY 0830 GMT. THE CAPTION INCORRECTLY MENTIONS A PUSH CHAIR. A CORRECTED VERSION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWS THIS ADVISORY. WE ARE SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE CAUSED. REUTERS.  A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London, April 23, 2015. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days.  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY  TEMPLATE OUT

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A woman walks past a piece of street art depicting a pregnant Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in north London. The Duchess is due to give birth to her second child in the next few days. 

Workers clean windows of an office building above panda installations on display, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, April 22, 2015. About 280 panda installations were displayed at a square outside a shopping mall

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Workers clean the windows of an office building above panda installations, in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China. About 280 panda installations were displayed at a square outside a shopping mall

Sotheby's Arts of the Islamic World auction. An Ottoman jewelled presentation sword. Turkey. 18th/19th century. Photograph: Rosie HallamSotheby's Arts of the Islamic World auction. Photograph: Rosie Hallam

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A Sotheby’s member of staff presents a 18th/19th Century Ottoman jewelled presentation sword at a media preview of the Arts of the Islamic World at Sotheby’s, London 

A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London...A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London, April 14, 2015.  REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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A woman walks past a piece of street art in Shoreditch, east London 

A woman watches a creation by Tom Friedman 'Big Big Mac' during the unveiling of Arts & Food exhibition at the Triennale in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The exhibition is part of the Expo 2015 in Milan, whose theme is "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life". (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

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A woman watches a creation by Tom Friedman ‘Big Big Mac’ during the unveiling of Arts & Food exhibition at the Triennale in Milan, Italy. The exhibition is part of the Expo 2015 in Milan, whose theme is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”

Palestinian artist paints an artwork during an activity marking Land Day in Gaza City...A Palestinian artist paints an artwork during an activity marking Land Day in Gaza City March 30, 2015. Palestinians mark Land Day on March 30, the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel's appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem

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A Palestinian woman paints during activities to mark Land Day in Gaza City on Monday. Land Day is the annual commemoration of protests in 1976 against Israel’s appropriation of Arab-owned land in the Galilee 

Exhibition Of Forty Artists Work Opens At The Yorkshire Sculpture Park...BARNSLEY, ENGLAND - MARCH 27:  A gallery staff member views Untitled (Diving Figure) by Antony Gormley, one of the works on display at in Yorkshire Sculpture Parks Longside Gallery as part of the 'Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986' exhibition on March 27, 2015 in Barnsley, England.  Yorkshire Sculpture Parks latest exhibition brings together the work of over 40 influential artists gathered mainly from the Arts Council Collection. 'Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986'  is the first exhibition to survey the era in British sculpture when a talented UK generation of artists began to receive international attention. The exhibition at the Longdale Gallery is open from 1 April - 21 June 2015.  (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

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A gallery staff member views Untitled (Diving Figure) by Antony Gormley, one of the works on display at in Yorkshire Sculpture Parks Longside Gallery as part of the ‘Making It: Sculpture in Britain 1977-1986′ exhibition in Barnsley, It features work of over 40 influential artists gathered mainly from the Arts Council Collection. The exhibition opens on April 1. 

Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou...Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, March 25, 2015. REUTERS/Chance Chan

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Teachers select and grade paintings done by candidates taking part in an entrance examination at The China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province 

A man looks to the art works Erection Molle, right, by artist Pol Bury  and 'Weisse Muehle' ( White Mill), right, by artist Guenther Uecker as part of the ZERO exhibition in Berlin, Friday, March 20, 2015. The exhibition is honoring the German-born ZERO movement, which sought to give a new optimism and a fresh start to art after the gloomy post-World War II years, with a major retrospective. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

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A man looks to the art works Erection Molle, right, by artist Pol Bury and ‘Weisse Muehle’ (White Mill), right, by artist Guenther Uecker as part of the ZERO exhibition in Berlin. The exhibition is honoring the German-born ZERO movement, which sought to give a new optimism and a fresh start to art after the gloomy post-World War II years, with a major retrospective.