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.
An artisan uses flames to dry a statue of Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction, in Kolkata, India. Kali Puja, the festival dedicated to the worship of Kali, will be celebrated on November 2.
A dancer poses with a new installation of art by British graffiti artist Banksy painted on the front door of the Hustler Club in New York
South African artist Steven Cohen poses at the exhibition “My Joburg – Art Scene Johannesburg” in the Kunsthalle in the Lipsiusbau in Dresden, Germany. The exhibition by the Dresden State Art Collections runs from Saturday until January 5, 2014.
A visitor stands in front of ’2 seated on the wall with big chairs’, 2000, by Juan Muñoz during the International Contemporary Art Fair at the Grand Palais in Paris. The fair runs from October 24-27.
An Indian artist decorates earthenware oil pots or ‘diyas’ on the outskirts of Hyderabad, ahead of the Diwali festival of lights which will be celebrated on November 3 this year. Diyas, which are lit and placed around the home, are in heavy demand during the festival which marks the victory of good over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu God Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his Kingdom Ayodhya after 14 years of exile.
Czech artist David Cerny sends a powerful message to his country’s president on Monday with a giant purple hand making an obscene gesture floating on Prague’s Vltava river. Cerny’s gesture comes days before parliamentary elections that could give the communists a taste of power almost 25 years since they were ousted.
Robert Pruitt’s “Safety Cones” on display at the Gavin Brown’s Enterprise from New York’s stand at the Frieze Art Fair in central London.