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To set the stage for its newest exhibition, Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage, opening next Friday, Reynolda House Museum of American Art is relocating one of its most famous holdings, Church’s The Andes of Ecuador, into the exhibition area. Shown in the photo are three members of the Collections Team moving the monumental The Andes of Ecuador, 1855. In the background is Syria by the Sea, 1873.
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President Vladimir Putin (C) poses with participants of celebrations to mark the Battle of Stalingrad during his visit to the "Russia is my history" museum in Volgograd on Fabruary 2, 2018. Russia marked 75 years since the Soviet Union's victory in the major World War II Battle of Stalingrad, extolled as a symbol of the country's resilience at a time when President Vladimir Putin campaigns for his fourth term. Alexei Druzhinin / Sputnik / AFP
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Wife of French President Brigitte Macron flanked by Annie Jouga (R) deputy mayor of the island of Goree, once a west African slaving post, signs the book of "The Slave museum" (la maison des esclaves) on February 2, 2018. SEYLLOU / POOL / AFP
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Poland’s Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki arrives on January 2, 2018 outside the Ulma Family Museum that is documenting the fate of the Polish Ulma family, killed in March 1944 by Nazi Germans for rescueing Jews during the Holocaust, in the village of Markowa, southeastern Poland. The wall bears names of Poles killed for saving Jews. Morawiecki’s visit comes after the right-wing dominated Polish parliament passed a bill designed to defend the country's image abroad by criminalising the erroneous phrase "Polish death camps" has backfired, sparking an unprecedented diplomatic row with Israel and sharp criticism from the US and the global Jewish community. JANEK SKARZYNSKI / AFP
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US Photographer Susan Meiselas poses during the preparation of her exhibition at the Jeu de Paume museum on February 2, 2018, in Paris. ALAIN JOCARD / AFP
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In this picture Kimiko Nishimoto gestures in front of her picture on the opening day of her photo exhibition in Tokyo. The madcap Japanese great-grandmother armed with a camera and an appetite for mischief has shot to fame for taking side-splitting selfies -- many of which appear to put her in harm's way. Behrouz MEHRI / AFP
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A special installation to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center is displayed at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on February 1, 2018 in New York City. The installation, part of a monthlong series of events marking the deadly attack that killed six people and injured more than 1,000 others, features a a model of the World Trade Center parking garage created by the FBI to demonstrate the immense scale of the bomb crater. The installation is on view from February 1st through March 5. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP
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Kunle Tejuoso, owner of The Jazz Hole organizes bookshelves on January 30, 2018. The Jazz Hole is an independent record and book store in Lagos. The 'mobile library' project was launched, in 2013, by Funmi Ilori. Today, she has thirteen employees, 1,900 books and four vans. She visits four to six schools each day, and organizes reading workshops with volunteers on evenings and weekends in the slums for out-of-school children. STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP
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Workers finish setting up the entrance for the exhibition of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) "Oltre il mito" (Beyond the myth) at the Mudec (Museo delle Culture - Museum of Culture) in Milan on January 31, 2018. The exhibition runs from February 1 to June 3, 2018. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP
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A man removes snow from the top of the Saviour Gate at Moscow's Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve during a snowfall on January 31, 2018. Alexey PAVLOVSKY / AFP