A visitor walks within 'Chairs,' an installation made of wooden chairs by Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata during the Abu Dhabi Art exhibition.
A visitor passes behind Austrian artist Deborah Sengl's sculpture 'Puma-Dentist' made from plastic, wax and the actual heads of a puma and deer, during an exhibition at the art gallery Deschler in Berlin.
A security guard inspects the back of a self-portrait titled 'Mask II' by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh, Scotland. The sculpture was part of Mueck's first solo exhibition in Scotland.
Artist Vincent J.F. Huang's installation artwork 'Suicide Penguins,' a comment on global warming using glass penguins and a stuffed toy polar bear, hangs below the Millennium Bridge in London.
Pink bicycles placed just above the water in Schalkwijk, the Netherlands, celebrate the arrival of the annual Giro d'Italia bike race.
'I'm Dead (2010)'
A taxidermied Jack Russell terrier titled 'I'm Dead (2010)' is displayed during a media viewing of artist David Shrigley's first major United Kingdom exhibition at the Hayward Gallery in London.
The sculpture 'Awilda' is seen at the shore of the Botafogo beach in Rio de Janeiro. The nearly 40-foot sculpture, created by Spanish artist Jaume Plensa, is part of the art project 'OIR' (Other Ideas for Rio).
'This is a Love Story'
A work by Spanish artist Pamen Pereira is displayed during the exhibition 'This is a Love Story' at a culture center in Burgos, Spain.
A woman walks by a piece of artwork titled 'Fitness Addiction' by Belgian mixed-media artist Pascal Bernier, at the Botanique exhibition hall in Brussels.
'Cardinal Sin,' a work by British artist Banksy, is unveiled at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, England. The piece is made of an 18th century replica stone bust of a cardinal with the face sawn off and replaced with a mosaic of bathroom tiles. It is thought to be a comment on the abuse scandal in the church and its subsequent cover-up.
A woman approaches the artwork 'Big Chook,' made of fiberglass and high gloss epoxy marine paint, on Tamarama Beach in Sydney. Artist Jeremy Parnell says people frying themselves on the beach for a suntan inspired his piece.
A Chinese visitor views the massive sculptural installation 'Asian Field,' which fills a factory warehouse in Shanghai. Antony Gormley's piece consists of 192,000 clay figures, made under his guidance by over 300 people in China's Guangdong province using 100 tons of clay.
'Heaven is a Place on Earth'
A visitor looks at the artwork 'Heaven is a Place on Earth' by Swedish artist Jacob Dahlgren at the Museum of May 25th in Belgrade, Serbia.
A man stands next to 'Bipolar Perversion' by Belgian mixed-media artist Pascal Bernier at the Botanique exhibition hall in Brussels.
The life-size silicone and fiberglass artwork 'The Embrace' by Patricia Piccinini is displayed in Basel, Switzerland.
Art in Venice
A visitor views an installation at the Danish and the Nordic pavilion during a preview of the 53rd Biennale International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy.
'Martin Luther - I'm Standing Here'
Plastic statuettes of 16th-century Protestant reformer Martin Luther are pictured in the main square in Wittenberg, Germany, as part of the art installation 'Martin Luther - I'm Standing Here' by Ottmar Hoerl. The installation of 800 3-foot-tall figurines is based on a statue of Martin Luther on the town square and is intended as a replacement while the statue is being renovated.
Van De Weghe
A man looks at a sculpture by Van De Weghe during the Art Basel show in Miami Beach, Florida.
'Out of Order'
A piece by artist David Mach titled 'Out of Order' shows a row of traditional English red phone boxes in Kingston, England.
'Self-Stretch (Variation 3)'
A sculpture titled 'Self-Stretch (Variation 3)' by artist Evan Penny is seen on display at the Melbourne Art Fair. The biennial event features works from more than 900 artists and attracts up to 30,000 visitors.
Sculptures of cockroaches with human faces appear to climb up the facade of the Museo de Bellas Artes during an exhibition in Havana, Cuba. Cuban artist Roberto Fabelo's piece 'Survival' is part of the 10th Havana Biennial, which brings together more than 200 artists from around 40 countries.
'Panagiota: Conversation #1, Variation 2'
The three-dimensional exhibit 'Panagiota: Conversation #1, Variation 2' made from aluminum, silicone, pigment and hair by Canadian artist Evan Penny of Toronto, was among a selection or works displayed by more than 200 leading art galleries from around the world during the Art Basel show in Miami Beach.
Hundreds of feet of doll hair cascade from the window of the Riflemaker gallery, part of an installation by artist Alice Anderson in London. The exhibition 'Time Reversal' explored childhood memories and how time shapes them.
French artist Theo Mercier poses in front of a sculptures that is part of his exhibit 'Desesperanza' at the Tri Postal exhibition hall in Lille, France.
'Atomix - Full of Love, Full of Wonder'
Australian artist Nike Savvas makes final adjustments to her artwork, which consists of more than 50,000 polystyrene balls. The piece, displayed at the New South Wales Art Gallery and titled 'Atomix - Full of Love, Full of Wonder,' vibrates with wind from 10 fans.
A woman walks past sculptures at the main entrance of the Art 39 exhibition in Basel, Switzerland.
'Nude No. 2'
A visitor to the Hong Kong International Art Fair views a sculpture titled 'Nude No. 2' by Chinese artist Mu Boyan.
'Keep a Cool Head'
A visitor walks by Austrian artist Erwin Wurm's sculptures during his 'Keep a Cool Head' exhibition in Moscow.
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'I Like Pigs and Pigs Like Me (104 hours)'
New York-based artist Miru Kim lies in a glass enclosure with two pigs as part of the art installation 'I Like Pigs and Pigs Like Me (104 hours)' in Miami. The live presentation was part of the Art Basel contemporary art fair.
A man looks at the work 'Organ Mapping' by Mariechen Danz at the Based in Berlin exhibition. The exhibition showed the work of 80 emerging artists from Berlin.
'Crawling from the Wreckage'
Student visitors pose inside an installation titled 'Crawling from the Wreckage' as part of the solo exhibition 'Hope & Glory' in Hong Kong for British-born and Hong Kong-based artist Simon Birch.
A group of schoolgirls look at a sculpture titled 'Wild Man' by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne, Australia.
'The Ball of Wool'
A woman walks by a work titled 'The Ball of Wool,' at the Lana Sutra exhibit by artist Erik Ravelo during Fashion's Night Out in New York.
A visitor looks at a monumental sculpture by artist Robert Therrien in the newly opened Metropolitan Arts Centre in Belfast, Ireland.