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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 

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 

A section of "The Travellers" by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James's Square before being illuminated as part of the "Lumiere" festival in London...A section of "The Travellers" by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James's Square before being illuminated as part of the "Lumiere" festival in London, Britain January 14, 2016. The event which takes place over four evenings in the capital sees the illumination of famous landmarks, and the display of artworks by international artists.

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A section of “The Travellers” by Cedric Le Borgne is seen suspended above St. James’s Square before being illuminated as part of the “Lumiere” festival in London, Britain

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 

TOPSHOT - Two men are sitting in front o...TOPSHOT - Two men are sitting in front of a famous graffiti of British street artist Banksy, painted on a wall of a gas station in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on December 16, 2015. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX / AFP / THOMAS COEXTHOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images

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Two men sitt in front of a graffiti by British street artist Banksy, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem

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 

78-Year Old British Pop Artist Preview New Art Works...LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 24: An employee poses for a photograph between works by pop artist Allen Jones entitled 'Green Shoes' (C) and 'Red Shoes' (L) and 'Black Shoes' during a press preview for his forthcoming exhibition at the Marlborough Fine Art gallery on November 24, 2015 in London, England. The exhibition, Allen Jones: Colour Matters, is due to run from 25 November to 23 January 2016.  (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

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An employee poses between works by pop artist Allen Jones entitled ‘Green Shoes’ (C) and ‘Red Shoes’ (L) and ‘Black Shoes’ for his forthcoming exhibition which opens on Wednesday at the Marlborough Fine Art gallery, London 

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses for photographers with one of his pieces at his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. The exhibition opens to the public on September 19th

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses with one of his pieces at his exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in London, Tuesday. The exhibition opens to the public on September 19th

People view 'Tower of Babel' by artist Barnaby Barford, a six metre tall ceramic sculpture composed of 3,000 individual pieces depicting genuine London shop fronts displayed in the V&A Museum's Medieval land Renaissance Galleries

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People view ‘Tower of Babel’ by artist Barnaby Barford, a six metre tall ceramic sculpture composed of 3,000 individual pieces depicting genuine London shop fronts displayed in the V&A Museum’s Medieval land Renaissance Galleries

A woman attacked by seagulls piece by Banksy, during the press view for the artist s biggest show to date, entitled 'Dismaland', at Tropicana in Western-super-Mare, Somerset.

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A woman attacked by seagulls piece by Banksy, during the press view for the artist’s biggest show to date, entitled ‘Dismaland’, at Tropicana in Western-super-Mare, Somerset

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