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Arts and culture: The week in pictures

  • Dutch courage

    A model presents a creation by MarryMe-JimmyPaul during the 19th Amsterdam Fashion Week. (Photo: EPA/Koen van Weel)

  • Man machines

    Ralf Hütter, Henning Schmitz, Fritz Hilpert and Falk Grieffenhagen of Kraftwerk perform in a 3D concert at the 47th Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland. (Photo: EPA/Sandro Campardo)

  • Think tank

    Goldfish swim in a tank as part of the exhibition Art Aquarium in Tokyo. The exhibition, designed by aquarist Hidetomo Kimura, runs until September 23. (Photo: AFP/Yoshikazu Tsuno)

  • Star-chitect

    Architect Richard Rogers attends the opening of his exhibition Richard Rogers RA: Inside Out at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. The retrospective, which is timed to coincide with Lord Rogers' 80th birthday, examines his social, political and cultural influences and their connection to his work. (Photo: Getty Images /Oli Scarff)

  • Break free

    Breakdancer Bernie Young flips while performing for the crowd in the midday heat near Times Square in New York City. (Photo: Getty Images /Mario Tama)

  • Surf’s up

    The crowd enjoys a concert by Australian musician Flume at the Optimus Alive music festival in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo: AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

  • Hop, skip and a jump

    Performers from the Nederlands Dans Theater 2 company perform during a rehearsal on Friday at the Esplanade Theatres in Singapore. The Dutch dance company is in the city-state as part of the Esplanade's international dance showcase. (Photo: AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

  • Into infinity

    People visit the exhibition Infinite Obsession by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama at the Malba Art Museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Kusama's exhibition, which is open until mid-September, includes paintings, works on paper, sculptures, videos, slide shows and installations created between 1950 and 2013. (Photo: AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

  • Hare raising

    The Royal Youth Ballet perform Alice in Wonderland as part of the Coronation Festival in the gardens of Buckingham Palace in London. (Photo: PA Wire/Lewis Whyld)