Installation

A visitor passes the inside section of Zhu Jinshi's 'Boat' Installation art is seen at The Rotunda, Exchange Square on Monday in Central, Hong Kong. The public exhibition brings to Hong Kong for the first time a monumental 18-metre long, 7-metre high installation, Boat by Zhu Jinshi, composed of bamboo, cotton and over 12,000 sheets of xuan (rice) paper. Zhu Jinshi is one of China's leading contemporary artists who has offered outstanding contributions to the field across various mediums, including painting, performance art and art installation. Xuan paper has been a major medium in the artist's repertoire since 1988 when, working in Berlin, he produced A Cube of Xuan Paper. Working on monumental site-specific xuan paper installations has been a constant line of exploration for Zhu

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A visitor passes inside a section of Zhu Jinshi’s ‘Boat’ Installation art at The Rotunda, Exchange Square on Monday in Hong Kong. The public exhibition brings to Hong Kong for the first time a monumental 18-metre long, 7-metre high installation composed of bamboo, cotton and over 12,000 sheets of xuan (rice) paper

Ducks paddle past the giant inflatable Rubber Duck installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floating in Seokchon Lake as part of promotional events for the Lotte World Tower in Seoul...Ducks paddle past the giant inflatable Rubber Duck installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floating in Seokchon Lake as part of promotional events for the Lotte World Tower in Seoul October 14, 2014.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: SOCIETY ANIMALS)

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Ducks paddle past the giant inflatable Rubber Duck installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floating in Seokchon Lake as part of promotional events for the Lotte World Tower in Seoul. 

Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach's 'Hovering Angel' sculpture at the British Museum on October 3, 2014 in London, England. The  piece by Ernst Barlach is his memorial to those killed in the First World War and forms part of the museum's 'Germany: Memories of a Nation' exhibition which opens on October 16, 2014 until January 25, 2015.

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Guy Howard-Evans inspects the final installation of Barlach’s ‘Hovering Angel’ sculpture at the British Museum on Friday in London, England. The piece by Ernst Barlach is his memorial to those killed in the First World War and forms part of the museum’s ‘Germany: Memories of a Nation’ exhibition which opens on October 16th until January 25th

Giant inflatable rubber duck installation by Dutch artist Hofman floats through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival, in San Pedro...A giant inflatable rubber duck installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floats through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival, in San Pedro, California August 20, 2014. The creation, which is five stories tall and five stories wide, has been seen floating in various cities around the world since 2007. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SOCIETY MARITIME TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

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A giant inflatable rubber duck installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman floats through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival, in San Pedro, California. The creation, which is five stories tall and five stories wide, has been seen floating in various cities around the world since 2007. 

Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I. Yeoman Warder John Donald walks throught the ceramic poppy field. Photograph: Rosie HallamBlood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War I.

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Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at The Tower of London. An installation by Paul Cummins to mark the centenary of the start of World War One

A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai city, China, 03 June 2014. As many as 100 panda sculptures made of recycled bamboo materials were displayed for citizens at a commercial district in a call for environmental protection.

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A child plays among panda sculptures at an installation in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday. About 100 panda models, made of recycled bamboo, were displayed for citizens at a commercial district to highlight environmental protection issues.

Professional rock climbers work on the art installation in Jerusalem

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Professional rock climbers work on the art installation “Big Bambu: 5,000 Arms to Hold You” at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on Monday

A woman walks amidst chains as she views an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, March 14, 2014.

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A woman walks through an art installation near the Gorky Central Park of Culture and Leisure in Moscow, on Friday

A light installation titled "Digital Wattle" which is an adaptation from Australia's floral emblem is illuminated with Singapore's financial skyline silhouetted in the background, Thursday, March 6, 2014, in Singapore. "Digital Wattle" is a device exploring the interplay between individual 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. The iLight Marina Bay exhibition features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river.

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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...A woman and a child are seen through an art installation in the shape of the horse at a snow covered park in Beijing February 7, 2014. Beijing saw this year's first winter sown on Friday. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

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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. 

The art project 'Blue Peace Flock' by artists Rainer Bonk and Bertamaria Reetz is pictured in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg...The art project 'Blue Peace Flock' by artists Rainer Bonk and Bertamaria Reetz is pictured in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, September 20, 2013. The installation of 100 blue sheep sculptures symbolizing that 'everyone is equal and everybody is important'  is on display until Sunday.

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The art project Blue Peace Flock by artists Rainer Bonk and Bertamaria Reetz in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg, Germany 

People walk over the installation 'test pattern' (100m version) by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda at the Ruhrtriennale music and arts festival in the Kraftzentrale in Duisburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 23 2013.

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People walk over the installation “test pattern” (100m version) by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda at the Ruhrtriennale music and arts festival in the Kraftzentrale in Duisburg, Germany, on Friday.

Visitors enjoy an art installation by Argentinan artist Leandro Erlich in London, Tuesday, June 25, 2013. Internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional visual illusions, Argentine artist Leandro Erlich has been commissioned to create a new installation in Dalston London. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house, recalling those that once stood on the street, lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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Visitors enjoy an art installation by Argentine artist Leandro Erlich in London on Tuesday. Internationally known for his captivating, three-dimensional visual illusions, Mr Erlich has been commissioned to create a new installation in Dalston. Resembling a theatre set, the detailed facade of a Victorian terraced house, recalling those that once stood on the street, lies horizontally on the ground with mirrors positioned overhead. The reflections of visitors give the impression they are standing on, suspended from, or scaling the building.

The installation "Zauberlehrling" (Sorcererís Apprentice)

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The installation “Zauberlehrling” (Sorcerer’­s Apprentice) by German artist Inges Idee is pictured at a preview of the second Emscherkust exhibition in Oberhausen on Friday

Hong Kong Ai Weiwei

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Point of discussion: staff chat in front of the latest sculpture installation from Ai Weiwei, the Chinese dissident artist. His “Baby Formula” forms a map of China with cans of milk powder at an exhibition in Hong Kong. Mr Ai’s work was inspired by the scandal over melamine-tainted milk powder in China in 2008, which was reported to have affected nearly 300,000 children and caused six babies to die from kidney problems

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 09:  A woven willow installation called Spatial Place is displayed at the Collect art fair at Saatchi Gallery on May 9, 2013 in London, England. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year the Collect international art fair for contemporary objects, brings together galleries representing the work of numerous artists. Thirty two galleries and eleven Project Space artists will come together in the Saatchi Gallery from 10-13th May 2013.

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A woven willow installation called ‘Spatial Place’ by artist Laura Ellen Bacon is displayed at the Collect art fair at Saatchi Gallery on Thursday in London. Celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, the art fair for contemporary objects runs from May 10-13 and brings together works from 32 galleries and 11 Project Space artists. 

A visitor looks at the installation titled "mitten" by Katharina Hinsberg from Edith Wahlandt gallery at the Art Cologne fair in Cologne

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A visitor considers “Mitten” (which roughly translates as middle), an installation by Katharina Hinsberg displayed in the Edith Wahlandt Gallery at the 47th Art Cologne fair in Germany.