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Richard Deacon...British artist and Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon poses with his sculpture 'Out of Order 2003' at Tate Britain art gallery in London during the launch of the exhibition of his artworks at the gallery, Monday Feb. 3, 2014.

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British artist and 1987 Turner Prize winner Richard Deacon poses with his sculpture ‘Out of Order 2003′ at Tate Britain gallery in London during the launch of an exhibition of his work Read more

Press Preview For Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Artworks Auction At Christie's...LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 30:  A Christie's employee poses in a room with works by Miro at Christie's auction House on January 30, 2014 in London, England. The works make up part of the 'Impressionist and Moden Art' evening sale and 'The Art of the Surreal' evening sale which both take place on February 4, 2014 at Christie's auction house.

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An employee poses with artist Rene Magritte's artwork "Le beau monde" at Sotheby's auction house in London...An employee poses with artist Rene Magritte's artwork "Le beau monde" at Sotheby's auction house in London January 29, 2014.  The work is estimated to sell for 6 million GB pounds (9 million U.S. dollars) when auctioned in February at Sotheby's in London. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Réne Magritte’s Le beau monde is one of the highlights of Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Art Evening Sale on February 5. The art work is estimated to sell for up to £6m. Read more

Van Gogh's Sunflowers at National Gallery...A pair of Vincent Van Gogh's Sunflower paintings hang side-by-side and are studied by twins Edgar and Gabriel, and Eva and Ellie (no surnames supplied), before going on show to the general public on 25th January-27th April 2014, at the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square in central London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday January 24, 2014. Photo credit should read:

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A pair of Vincent Van Gogh’s Sunflower paintings are studied by twins Edgar and Gabriel, and Eva and Ellie, before going on show to the general public on Saturday at the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square in central LondonRead more

Saatchi Gallery Exhibition For  Emerging British Artists...LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 23:  Artist Virgile Ittah's wax sculpture 'Regarding the Pain of the Other' (L) is displayed with 'Analogical Change #5' by Martine Poppe at the New Order II: British Art Today exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery on January 23, 2014 in London, England. The exhibition features a collection of new work from the cream of Britain's emerging artists.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images,)

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Artist Virgile Ittah’s wax sculpture ‘Regarding the pain of the other’ is displayed with ‘Analogical change #5′ by Martine Poppe at the New Order II: British Art Today exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery on Thursday in London. The exhibition features a collection of new work from the cream of Britain’s emerging artists. Read more

Artists from the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh wear traditional costumes during a press preview of tableaux displaying a glimpse of culture of different parts of India, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014. The tableaux will be part of the Indian Republic Day parade on Jan. 26.  (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Artists from the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh wear traditional costumes during a press preview of tableaux displaying a glimpse of culture of different parts of India, in New Delhi, India. The tableaux will be part of the Indian Republic Day parade on Sunday. Read more

Museum of Contmeporary Art, MOCA...HOLD FOR RELEASE UNTIL 3:05 A.M. EST. THIS PHOTO MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST OR POSTED ONLINE BEFORE 3:05 A.M. EST - "Airplane Parts," a sculpture by Nancy Rubins made of scraps of old airplanes wired together into a massive junk tree, greets visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 in downtown Los Angeles. The museum, which struggled for years for financial survival, has quadrupled its endowment to more than $100 million in the past nine months through a fundraising campaign that museum officials say won support from dozens of deep-pocketed Los Angeles arts patrons. MOCA, which planned to announce the accomplishment later Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2013, said it ensures the long-term survival and independence of one of the countryís pre-eminent public repositories for contemporary art. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

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“Airplane Parts”, a sculpture by Nancy Rubins made from scraps of old aircraft wired together into a massive junk tree, greets visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los AngelesRead more

Sotheby's employees hang up the paintings 'A View of the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge', left, and 'A View of the Piazza San Marco looking East towards the Basilica' by Canaletto on display at the auction house in London. The paintings are to be auctioned as a pair in 'Old Master and British Paintings' sale on Dec. 4 with an estimated price of 8 to 12 million pounds (US$12.44 to 18.66 million or 9.3 to 13.94 million euro).

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Sotheby’s employees hang the paintings ‘A View of the Grand Canal and Rialto Bridge’, left, and ‘A View of the Piazza San Marco looking East towards the Basilica’ by Canaletto at the auction house in London. The paintings are to be auctioned as a pair in the Old Master and British Paintings sale on December 4, with an estimated price of £8m to £12m.

A visitor looks at the art work titled "Skulls," which is constructed out of 12,444 Lego bricks, during the "The Art of the Brick" exhibition at the Brussels Stock Exchange November 25, 2013. The exhibition featuring large Lego art works by U.S. Lego artist Nathan Sawaya will run till April 21, 2014.

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A visitor looks at “Skulls”, an artwork constructed out of 12,444 Lego bricks, during the Art of the Brick exhibition at the Brussels Stock Exchange. The show features large Lego works by US artist Nathan Sawaya and will run until April 21 2014.

Battle of Trafalgar painting by JWM Turner at The Turner and Sea Exhibition at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, which opens on 22nd November 2013

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“Battle of Trafalgar”, painted by JMW Turner in 1824, will be on display as part of the Turner and Sea exhibition, which opens on Friday at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. Read more