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Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) listens to explanations and looks at an exhibit as he visits the Cosmonautics Memorial Museum in Moscow, Russia, 11 April 2014.

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Russia’s President Vladimir Putin visits the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow. On Saturday, Russia celebrates Cosmonautics day which marks Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight into space.

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, Friday, March 21, 2014. 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  March 22, 2014  to June 22, 2014.

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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.

New Artwork At Chatsworth House...CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - MARCH 12 : Artist Michael Craig-Martin with Umbrella (blue) and Umbrella (orange), which is part of a new exhibition of his work at Chatsworth House on March 12, 2014 in Chatsworth, England. Chatsworth House reopens after a winter break on Sunday 16th March

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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

A visitor take a photo of a life size replica of a lizard crocodile 'Sauroshuchus' exhibited at the Art Science Museum during a media preview in Singapore on January 23, 2014. The exhibit called "Dinosaurs: from dawn to extinction " traces evolution of dinosaurs 600 years back in time. The exhibition will open to visitors from January 25 to July 27.

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A visitor takes a photo of a life-sized replica of the lizard crocodile ‘Sauroshuchus’ exhibited at the Art Science Museum, Singapore, during a media preview of Dinosaurs: From Dawn to Extinction. The exhibition runs from January 25 to July 27

Dang Guihong, a judicial official, wipes statues of China's late Chairman Mao Zedong at an exhibition room in Yuncheng, Shanxi province. Dang is going to exhibit around 5000 pieces of his revolution collection, including badges, statues and portraits ahead of the 120th anniversary of Mao's birth.

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Dang Guihong, a judicial official, wipes statues of China’s late Chairman Mao Zedong at an exhibition room in Yuncheng, Shanxi province. Dang is going to exhibit around 5000 pieces of his revolution collection, including badges, statues and portraits ahead of the 120th anniversary of Mao’s birth.

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Cabinets full of curiosities, including Sir Isaac Newton’s death mask and shells collected by Charles Darwin, will feature in an exhibition which opens on Friday and runs until March 2014 at the University of Edinburgh’s Main Library Exhibition Gallery. Pictured are a cast of the brain of grave robber William Burke, the death mask of Sir Isaac Newton, an 18th century walking stick that transforms into a violin and a clay brick fragment from ancient Babylon with an inscription in praise of King Nebuchadnezzar.

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. 

CORRECTS TO AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST ANNUAL OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION, NOT THE WORLD'S LARGEST EXHIBITION - A sculpture by Australian artist Ken Unworth is displayed at Australia's largest annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, "Sculptures By The Sea" in Sydney in  Australia,  Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013.  The exhibition features sculptures which were made by both Australian and overseas artists.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

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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. 

Steven Cohen...South African artist Steven Cohen poses in the exhibition 'My Joburg - Art Scene Johannesburg' in the Kunsthalle in the Lipsiusbau in†Dresden,†Germany, Friday, Oct. 25, 2013. The exhibition by the Dresden†State Art Collections runs from Oct. 26, 2013 until Jan. 5, 2014.

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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. 

Visitors look at Kalashnikov automatic rifles during the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, 10 October 2013. The exhibition that runs from 10 to 13 October 2013.

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Visitors look at a display of Kalashnikov automatic rifles at the Arms and Hunting Exhibition in Moscow, Russia, on Thursday, which runs from 10 to 13 October 2013

Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition '3D: printing the future' in the Science Museum on October 8, 2013 in London, England. Mr Davies' model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.

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Journalist and presenter Evan Davies poses with a 3D printed model of himself in the exhibition ’3D: printing the future’ in the Science Museum on Tuesday in London, England. Mr Davies’ model features his arm in a sling due to him being scanned in August 2013 whilst recovering from a broken wrist. The exhibition, which opens to the public tomorrow, features over 600 3D printed objects ranging from: replacement organs, artworks, aircraft parts and a handgun.

The Gardens Of Chatsworth House Show Case Sotheby's Sculpture Auction...CHATSWORTH, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 05:  The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire pose beside a sculpture titled 'Cyclone Twist' by Alice Aycock displayed in the grounds of Chatsworth House as part of the Sotheby's Beyond Limit's sculpture exhibition on September 5, 2013 in Chatsworth, England. World renowned artists such as Jaume Plensa, Marc Quinn, Manolo Valdes and Thomas Heatherwick feature in the show held in the grounds of stately Chatsworth House in the Peak District. The 20 works will be on view to the public from 9 September to 21 October.

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The Duke and Duchess of Devonshire walk towards a sculpture titled “Cyclone Twist” by Alice Aycock displayed in the grounds of Chatsworth House, England as part of Sotheby’s “Beyond Limits” sculpture exhibition. 

In this picture made available Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, a visitor takes a rest in the Luminary tent on the venue of the 21st Sziget (Island) Festival on the Shipyard Island in Northern Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Sziget Festival is a cultural event offering art exhibitions, theatrical and circus performances and above all music concerts by nearly 300 performers, 150 of them from abroad

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A visitor takes a rest in the Luminary tent at the 21st Sziget Festival on Shipyard Island in Budapest, Hungary, a cultural event with art exhibitions, theatre and circus performances and music 

A child takes a rest on a chair next to a statue on display at an art exhibition in Beijing, China Thursday, August 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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An art exhibition in Beijing, China 

Staff member Sophie Lawrenson looks at some of the works on display as part of the new Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Queens Gallery Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The exhibition will run from 2 August - 10 November.

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Staff member Sophie Lawrenson with part of the Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at the Queen’s Gallery Palace at Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh. The exhibition runs until November 10.

Workers attach photos by Kai Wiedenhoefer to the outside wall of the East Side Gallery in Berlin. Eight of Wiedenhoefer’s photographs of border and separation walls will be exhibited at the gallery until 13th September.

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Workers attach photos by Kai Wiedenhoefer to the outside wall of the East Side Gallery in Berlin. Eight of his photographs of border and separation walls will be exhibited at the gallery until September 13.

Workers install the photos with the title 'World Picture' of German artist Marie Lienhard during a press preview at the international exhibition of contemporary arts 'OSTRALE 013' in Dresden, eastern Germany, Thursday, July 4, 2013. 90 artists from 20 nations show a wide range of national and international contemporary art. Focus of attention is the relation between tradition and innovation. The exhibition starts on July 5, 2013 and lasts until Sept. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)

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Workers install photos titled ‘World Picture’ by German artist Marie Lienhard during a press preview at Ostrale 013, the international exhibition of contemporary arts in Dresden, eastern Germany on Thursday. The exhibition starts on Friday and lasts until September 15. 

Dustin seemingly touches the nose of a tiger at the new exhibition 'You are the art' ('Du bist die Kunst') at Augustusburg castle in Augustusburg, Germany, Thursday June 27, 2013. The 24 motives of a Chinese-Korean artists group were painted with a special 3D technique playing with optical illusions. After its premiere in China the exhibition is now shown in Europe for the first time

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Dustin seemingly touches the nose of a tiger at the exhibition You are the Art at Augustusburg Castle, Germany, on Thursday. The 24 motives of a Chinese-Korean artists group were painted with a special 3D technique playing with optical illusions. After its premiere in China the exhibition is being shown in Europe for the first time. 

The Royal Academy Opens Its Doors To The Annual Summer Exhibition...LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 05:  A visitors looks at a piece of work entitled 'Blame the Tools' by artist Ron Arad RA during a press preview of the Royal Academy's 'Summer Exhibition' on June 5, 2013 in London, England. The 245th RA Summer exhibition is the world's largest open submission contemporary art exhibition with over 1,200 works on show and opens to the public from June 10 to August 18, 2013.  (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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A visitor looks at artist Ron Arad’s work ‘Blame the Tools’ during a press preview of the Royal Academy’s Summer Exhibition on Wednesday in London. The world’s largest open submission contemporary art exhibition will feature over 1,200 works and opens to the public from June 10 to August 18 2013.

French President and German Chancellor visit the Louvre Museum...epa03723874 French President Francois Hollande (R) welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) at the entrance of the Square Court at the Louvre Museum as they visit an exhibition dedicated to German painters in Paris, France, 30 May 2013.  EPA/ETIENNE LAURENT / POOL MAXPPP OUT

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German chancellor Angela Merkel greets French president François Hollande on her arrival at the Louvre Museum in Paris, France, on Thursday. They are visiting an exhibition dedicated to German painters in Paris