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Arts and culture: The week in pictures

  • Death metal

    A visitor looks at Indian artist Subodh Gupta's sculpture Mind Shut Down, part of Gupta's first major museum show in New Delhi, Everything is Inside at the National Gallery of Modern Art. (Graham Crouch/Getty Images)

  • Hat trick

    A model wears a creation from Fendi’s Fall/Winter 2014 menswear collection at Men’s Fashion Week in Milan. (Antonio Calanni/ AP Photo)

  • Coats of many colours

    Models present creations by Belgian designer Walter Van Beirendonck during the shows in Paris later in the week. (Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Lighting up

    A dancer performs on stage during the official lighting up ceremony that begins the countdown to Chinese New Year celebrations in Singapore’s Chinatown. On 31 January people around the world will welcome the Year of the Horse. (Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images)

  • Every woman

    Chaka Khan performs in a free concert for the Summer Sounds series, as part of the 2014 Sydney Festival. (Don Arnold/Getty Images)

  • Heels over head

    Members of Parsons Dance perform a scene from The Introduction, a new work presented by the company at the Joyce Theater in New York. (Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

  • Spout, rain!

    Harry Melling (l), Frank Langella and Steven Pacey (r) perform in a scene from Shakespeare’s King Lear at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York. (Richard Termine/AP Photo)

  • San Fran disco

    Bliss Dance, a sculpture originally designed for the Burning Man festival by the artist Marco Cochrane, towers over the San Francisco skyline at dusk in a view from Treasure Island. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo)

  • Walking on the ceiling

    A picture rotated 180 degrees shows visitors walking inside an ‘upside-down house’ at the All-Russia Exhibition Center in Moscow. (Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty Images)