Zhou Zefu works on a giant steel sculpture of Guan Yu, known also as “Guan Gong”, a famous historical character in the Three Kingdoms period, at an open air workshop in Ningbo, Zhejiang province. Automobile repairing garage owner Wang Rong and his partners, professional welders Zhou and Shen Xinxing share an enthusiasm for making a giant steel sculpture
An employee of the Christie’s auction house looks at the Allen Jones sculpture “Enchanteresse”, painted bronze and leather on a steel base at their premises in London on Monday
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People walk and cycle past the giant sculpture etitled “Popped up”, on the banks of the Danube River in Ulm, Germany. The giant was made by Ervin Herve-Loranth for the Art Market Budapest 2014 – an international contemporary art fair
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Johanna Puisto, a sculpture conservator at the Victoria & Albert Museum, unveils a cast of Michelangelo’s David on Monday in London, England
“Unconditional Surrender,” an 8-meter (25-foot) cast-bronze sculpture in colour of a sailor and a nurse in lip-locked embrace, is seen outside the Caen Memorial in Normandy, France on Wednesday
French artist Paulo Grangeon tosses up one of his papier-mache pandas, on display in the arrival hall of Hong Kong airport. The installation arrived in the city on Monday, launching the month-long “1,600 pandas world tour in Hong Kong: Creativity meets conservation”.
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
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Guy Deveau of Canada finishes his “Soviet Union” sand sculpture at the Sand Museum in the Tottori Dune in Tottori, Japan. The 7th annual sand sculpture exhibition hosted by this world’s first sand museum, features the theme “Russia” this year. The exhibition is open to the public from April 19, 2014 to January 4, 2015
“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.
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.
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.
A swimmer passes a temporary floating sculpture as he trains on the Serpentine Lake at Hyde Park in London.
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A blue French cockerel by German artist Katharina Fritsch is unveiled in Trafalgar Square in London, England. The five-metre high fibreglass cockerel was installed as the ninth sculpture to occupy the vacant fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square.
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Artist Nic Fiddian Green puts the finishing touches to his giant horses head sculpture in the Royal Enclosure at Ascot Racecourse ahead of the forthcoming Royal Ascot meeting.