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Arts and culture: The week in pictures

  • Stuck in the middle with you

    Performers present the Bodies in Urban Spaces project from Austrian artist Willi Dorner at the Serralves Museum in Porto, Portugal. (Photo: AP/Paulo Duarte)

  • Painted lady

    A performer applies make-up before a performance by the Beijing Opera during a media preview at the textile museum in Shanghai. (Photo: Reuters/Carlos Barria)

  • Light fantastic

    People visit the Luminarium, an inflatable sculpture of British artist Alan Parkinson, at the United Nation's European headquarters in Geneva. (Photo: Reuters/Denis Balibouse)

  • Up on the roof

    Visitors walk past the sculpture Le Corbusier (Bust) by French artist Xavier Veilhanon on the terrace of the architect's iconic Unité d'Habitation in Marseille. (Photo: Reuters/Jean-Paul Pelissier)

  • King Kong singsong

    King Kong poses on stage during a media call at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, Australia. Based on the novel of the original 1933 screenplay and five years in the making, the new music theatre event will have its world premiere on 15 June. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

  • Them bones

    A volunteer places bones made of paper and plaster as part of the One Million Bones art installation on the National Mall in Washington DC. The project, led by artist Naomi Natale, mobilised artists and students around the world to create the bones to bring attention to genocide and mass atrocities. (Photo: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

  • Roll out the barrels

    A worker moves metal bins that will be distributed around the site of the Glastonbury Festival. In a couple of weeks the diary farm in Somerset will be playing host to one of the largest music gatheringsevents. (Photo: Getty Images/Matt Cardy)

  • Depth of field

    A meadow fills the nave of Winchester Cathedral in the UK, as part of the Symphony of Flowers Festival. (Photo: PA/Chris Ison)