A motorcyclist passes the work ‘Access Control’ by Greek street artist iNO, on central Pireos Street in Athens. Greece has attracted international street artists to its capital, due to the availability of commissioned work and relatively lax anti-graffiti law.
People lay down in a pedestrian zone as part of an art project in remembrance of the 528 victims of the “Katzbach” Nazi concentration camp, in Frankfurt, on Monday
Chinese artist Zhang Xun poses in a installation created in a special 3D-technique during a press preview in the exhibition ‘You Are The Art’ (‘Du bist die Kunst’) by a Chinese artist group at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany. Visitors are invited to take pictures of themselves interacting with the art and to share the results on social networks. The exhibition includes 23 paintings and lasts from Saturday until June 22.
A woman walks through an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, on Friday
Yoko Ono poses during the photocall to promote her retrospective exhibition, “Yoko Ono: Half-A-Wind Show”, at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, northern Spain. The 81-year-old Japanese artist and peace activist is also well known as the widow of Beatles member John Lennon.
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Artist Michael Craig-Martin with Umbrella (blue) and Umbrella (orange), part of a new exhibition of his work at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England. Chatsworth House reopens on Sunday after a winter break
An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river.
A woman and a child are seen through an art installation in the shape of the horse at a snow covered park in Beijing. Beijing saw this year’s first winter snow on Friday.
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
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.
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 London.
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.
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.
“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 Angeles.
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 “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”, 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.
A model on Wednesday presents a creation from a lingerie collection during China Fashion Week in Beijing.
A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed as part of Sculptures By The Sea, an exhibition in Sydney, Australia. The exhibition features works by Australian and international artists.