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Arts and culture: The week in pictures

  • Strike a pose

    The great and the good from the fashion world descended on the capital for London Collections: Men, which took place between 16 and 18 June. The weird and the wonderful were out in force, so expect this look on the high street soon. Or not. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images)

  • Days of summer

    Northumberland dance company Dansformation perform for visitors at the Kielder Observatory on 21 June, the day of the summer solstice in Kielder, England. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Brick by brick

    Sculptures entitled Skulls, by the artist Nathan Sawaya, are displayed in the Art of the Brickshow in New York City. Sawaya created the pieces entirely with Lego toy bricks and the exhibition features over 100 works of art created from millions of the toy bricks. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Big in Japan

    Japanese fan Yuki Nagata poses as the popular literary character at the preview of a new Harry Potter exhibition in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo: AFP)

  • Great Britten

    Cast members take to the stage during the first performance of Grimes on the Beach, a production of Benjamin Britten’s opera Peter Grimes at the Aldeburgh festival in England, that places the audience directly on the beach. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Monster’s Ball

    Billy Crystal poses at the world premiere of Disney Pixar’s Monsters University at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

  • Cafe culture

    Artist Kazuki Yamamoto has brewed up a series of three-dimensional designs in coffee froth, displayed in Osaka, Japan. He has created over 2,000 mini masterpieces. (Photo: Rex Features)

  • Dancing in the street

    A man walks past a 3D wall portrait of British musician David Bowie, created by Australian street artist James Cochran, also known as Jimmy C, in Brixton, South London. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Dance off

    Javanese dancers perform a Topeng Darmasetra dance during the Borobudur International Festival in Magelang, Indonesia. (Photo: Getty Images)

  • Featherweight

    Have you seen me before? by Paola Pivi is a sculpture of a bear covered in yellow chicken feathers on display at the Whitechapel art gallery in London. (Photo: Getty Images)