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Scholten Japanese Art in New York hosted a private reception for members of the Japanese Art Society of America on Monday, September 11, 2017 for their exhibition, Darkening Skies: The Tumultuous Times of Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, with a gallery talk by Director Katherine Martin exploring the artist’s early embrace of dark and violent imagery, and his later association with the moon itself. Pictured here, attendees view works from Yoshitoshi’s series, New Forms of Thirty-Six Ghosts.
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This photograph taken on September 12, 2017, shows Italian conductor Andrea Colombini and the first robot 'Yumi' during a rehearsal prior to a concert where Yumi will conduct the The Lucca Philharmonic Orchestra at The Teatro Verdi in Pisa. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP
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Former Peruvian ballet dancer Maritza Garrido Lecca, 52, leaves the Piedras Gordas Prison on the outskirts of Lima on September 11, 2017, after serving a 25 year sentence for using her dance academy as a facade to keep Shining Path leader Abimael Guzman hidden in an apartment on the second floor. CRIS BOURONCLE / AFP
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This file photo taken on November 2, 2016 in Paris shows Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour posing during a photo session. Senegalese musician Youssou N'Dour won the Praemium Imperiale prize awarded by the Japan Art Association on September 12, 2017. BERTRAND GUAY / AFP
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View of the old mining town of San Antonio de Oriente, Honduras' national historic landmark, in Francisco Morazan department, 30 kilometres East of Tegucigalpa, on September 9, 2017. ORLANDO SIERRA / AFP
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View taken on August 10, 2017 of the historic highland village of Shatili in the Greater Caucasus Mountains in Georgia . JOEL SAGET / AFP
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Scaffolding covers part of the Houses of Parliament by the Elizabeth Tower, commonly known as Big Ben in London on September 11, 2017. The Houses of Parliament are undergoing extensive renovations to protect the heritage of the building. Tolga Akmen / AFP
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This file photo taken on April 16, 2015 shows the new president of the Centre Pompidou, Serge Lasvignes, posing on the escalator of the National Museum of Modern Art in Paris. Joël SAGET / AFP
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This file photo taken on June 21, 2017 shows a reveller hugging a stone as they celebrate the pagan festival of Summer Solstice at Stonehenge in Wiltshire, southern England on June 21, 2017. Years of protests from druids and archaeologists have failed to derail plans for a new road tunnel near Britain's Stone Age site of Stonehenge, which received final approval from the government on September 12. CHRIS J RATCLIFFE / AFP
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A worker paints the White House on September 12, 2017 in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski / AFP