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Art handlers pose with Mark Rothko’s painting Black On Maroon 1958, after going back on display on Tuesday at the Tate Modern gallery 18 months after it was vandalised with graffiti.
Professional rock climbers work on the art installation “Big Bambu: 5,000 Arms to Hold You” at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on Monday
Venezuelan artist Cristobal Ochoa (R) and his performance partner Jean-Paul Fowler promote the Artist Open Houses part of the Brighton Festival with street art performance “Los conos de madre” (“mother’s cones”), on the seafront on Tuesday
Sculptures of angels by artist Alfredo Ceschiatti hang inside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil. The cathedral was designed by Brazil’s late architect Oscar Niemeyer, and inaugurated in 1970
Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado leads a tour of his exhibition “Genesis” on Thursday at the National Museum of Singapore. His latest collection of 245 black and white photographs taken around the world is part of his premiere solo showcase in Asia.
Sotheby’s gallery technicians with “Blau”, by Gerhard Richter ($25m-$35m), adjust the canvas in London ahead of impressionist modern and contemporary art sales to be held in New York next month.
A man carries “Schwarze Spitzen” by Wassily Kandinsky from 1937, on display at Christie’s auction house in London. The painting is expected to earn 2.4-3.6 million GB pounds (4-6 million U.S. dollars) when auctioned in New York on May 6
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.