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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. Read more

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. Read more

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 ParisRead more

Anna Reynolds, curator for the Royal Collection, views ornate armour worn by Henry, Prince of Wales, at the Queen's Gallery, in Buckingham Palace, London May 7, 2013. The armour forms part of the "In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion" exhibition which will open on May 10.

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Anna Reynolds, curator for the Royal Collection, views ornate armour worn by Henry, Prince of Wales, at the Queen’s Gallery, in Buckingham Palace in London. The armour forms part of the “In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion” exhibition which will open on May 10th.

A visitor looks at a sculpture entitled "Couple Under an Umbrella, 2013" by artist Ron Mueck during the press day for his exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain in Paris April 15, 2013. The exhibition will run from April 16 to September 29, 2013.

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A visitor looks at a sculpture entitled “Couple Under an Umbrella, 2013″ by artist Ron Mueck during the press day for his exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris April 15, 2013. The exhibition will run from April 16 to September 29, 2013.