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'The Language of Beauty' Mayan art on show in Berlin

Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewellery, animals and deities are on show in an exhibition of Mayan art in Berlin.

Sculptures celebrating the human body, precious jewellery, animals and deities are on show in an exhibition of Mayan art in Berlin.

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A life-sized Sylvester Stallone in latex

From Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Star Wars’ Yoda and Darth Vader, Walter Huaman’s life-size sculptures of famous movie characters

From Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger to Star Wars’ Yoda and Darth Vader, Walter Huaman’s life-size sculptures of famous movie characters

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Ice sculpture show draws thousands near Berlin

Visitors have to stand chilling temperatures but it’s worth it to see this unique exhibition in Elstal near Berlin. It took sculptors from around

Visitors have to stand chilling temperatures but it’s worth it to see this unique exhibition in Elstal near Berlin. It took sculptors from around

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2015: a record-breaking year at auction

Auctioneers have had a busy year. Hammers have been brought down around the world to seal the fate of objects which have achieved huge sums. Some

Auctioneers have had a busy year. Hammers have been brought down around the world to seal the fate of objects which have achieved huge sums. Some

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Kate Moss at heart of Allen Jones' new London show

British pop artist Allen Jones returns to the subject of supermodel Kate Moss in his latest exhibition in London, which once more puts the female

British pop artist Allen Jones returns to the subject of supermodel Kate Moss in his latest exhibition in London, which once more puts the female

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Paris Rodin Museum reopens after facelift

After three years and sixteen million euros of renovation work, Paris’ famous Rodin Museum is finally reopening on the artist’s birthday. Many of

After three years and sixteen million euros of renovation work, Paris’ famous Rodin Museum is finally reopening on the artist’s birthday. Many of

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Anish Kapoor's controversial Dirty Corner vandalised again

British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor’s controversial “Dirty Corner” installation has been vandalised for the second time in three months. Une œuvre

British-Indian sculptor Anish Kapoor’s controversial “Dirty Corner” installation has been vandalised for the second time in three months. Une œuvre

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Images released of Rodin sculpture thieves

Over one month since the theft of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s “Man with the Broken Nose” from a museum in Copenhagen, police have released

Over one month since the theft of French sculptor Auguste Rodin’s “Man with the Broken Nose” from a museum in Copenhagen, police have released

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Slovenian winter wonderland celebrates King Matjaz

A sleepy Slovenian town briefly turned into a winter wonderland on Saturday (January 31) as Slovenians competed to build snow castles and sculptures

A sleepy Slovenian town briefly turned into a winter wonderland on Saturday (January 31) as Slovenians competed to build snow castles and sculptures

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China's special snow sculpture showcase

Tourists from across China are descending on the city of Harbin for a special showcase of snow and ice sculptures. The festival gets underway on

Tourists from across China are descending on the city of Harbin for a special showcase of snow and ice sculptures. The festival gets underway on

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Rio unveils statue of father of bossa nova Tom Jobim

Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his

Some 20 years after his death, famous Brazilian composer "Tom" Jobim has his very own statue overlooking the Rio beach he immortalized in his

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Made in stone in Baku

The cognoscenti of art in Azerbaijan were at the Museum of Modern Art in Baku for a trip back to the stone age. One of the country’s leading

The cognoscenti of art in Azerbaijan were at the Museum of Modern Art in Baku for a trip back to the stone age. One of the country’s leading

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Edgar Degas' Little Dancer inspires musical in Washington

Edgar Degas’ 'Little Dancer Aged Fourteen' caused a stir when she was first exhibited in 1881. Many critics were not sure what to make of the

Edgar Degas’ 'Little Dancer Aged Fourteen' caused a stir when she was first exhibited in 1881. Many critics were not sure what to make of the

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Master sculptor Igor Mitoraj dies at 70

Polish master sculptor Igor Mitoraj has died at the age of 70. Born in Germany in 1944, the son of a Polish mother and a French father, the

Polish master sculptor Igor Mitoraj has died at the age of 70. Born in Germany in 1944, the son of a Polish mother and a French father, the

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London calling: Talking statues cause a stir in England

The statues of England have cleared their throats and are waiting to speak to passing tourists. A new, interactive arts project is giving a voice

The statues of England have cleared their throats and are waiting to speak to passing tourists. A new, interactive arts project is giving a voice

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Otto Piene and his love of light on show in Berlin

A major installation by key avant-garde artist ==Otto Piene= has gone on show in Berlin coinciding with his death. He died on the eve of the

A major installation by key avant-garde artist ==Otto Piene= has gone on show in Berlin coinciding with his death. He died on the eve of the

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12th International Sand Sculpture festival in Denmark

A preview of sand sculptures ahead of the 12th International Sand Sculpture Festival in Søndervig, which this year jumps a thousand years back in

A preview of sand sculptures ahead of the 12th International Sand Sculpture Festival in Søndervig, which this year jumps a thousand years back in

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Sugar Sphinx draws crowds in Brooklyn, Pergamon Museum renovation

The abandoned Domino Sugar factory in Brooklyn is about to be torn down to make way for flats and offices, but before it goes, contemporary US artist

The abandoned Domino Sugar factory in Brooklyn is about to be torn down to make way for flats and offices, but before it goes, contemporary US artist

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Robotic sculpting to save cultural heritage

Up until now, it could take a sculptor up to a month and a half to make a copy of a corinthian column. Now, thanks to a French-made stone-carving

Up until now, it could take a sculptor up to a month and a half to make a copy of a corinthian column. Now, thanks to a French-made stone-carving

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Chinese paper sculptures stretch imaginations

The line of pure white busts sitting in Li Hongbo’s Beijing studio could be found in any art classroom around the world. But when the Chinese artist

The line of pure white busts sitting in Li Hongbo’s Beijing studio could be found in any art classroom around the world. But when the Chinese artist

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Siberian ice and snow sculpture festival

The ice and snow sculpture festival “The Magic Ice of Siberia” in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk brought together 25 teams from Russia, China

The ice and snow sculpture festival “The Magic Ice of Siberia” in Russia’s Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk brought together 25 teams from Russia, China

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Ice sculpture artists from around the world compete

Over 40 participants from 11 different countries competed in an international ice sculpture contest on Tuesday in the northern Chinese city of Harbin

Over 40 participants from 11 different countries competed in an international ice sculpture contest on Tuesday in the northern Chinese city of Harbin

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Czech artist's provocative floating finger salute to the President

A giant purple hand moored on the River Vltava in Prague has been causing a stir in the Czech Republic. The middle-finger salute to the Prague

A giant purple hand moored on the River Vltava in Prague has been causing a stir in the Czech Republic. The middle-finger salute to the Prague

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'Tales in the Sand' in Israel

Sand sculptures representing heroes out of fairy tales and the bible were on show for visitors of a Tel Aviv museum. International artists from the

Sand sculptures representing heroes out of fairy tales and the bible were on show for visitors of a Tel Aviv museum. International artists from the

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Blankenberge sand sculpture festival kicks off in Belgium

Professional sculptors were putting the finishing touches to their creations on Thursday ahead of the opening of what organisers say is the world’s

Professional sculptors were putting the finishing touches to their creations on Thursday ahead of the opening of what organisers say is the world’s