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At Singapore's Art Porters Gallery on 17 January 2019, during the packed opening of Su-en Wong's solo exhibition "Domestication II", social entrepreneur Christine Amour-Levar and artologist Guillaume Levy-Lambert, both finalists of the inaugural "French of Asia trophy", scrutinise "DH-4 Dildos in Display Case", one of Su-en's most humorous coloured pencil works from her celebrated 2009 Damien Hirst satire series. Photo Elliot Mermet courtesy Art Porters Gallery.
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This picture taken on January 19, 2019 shows replicas of artefacts belonging to ancient Kandake (Queen) Amanishakheto (10 BC to AD 1) of the Kush civilization, on display at an exhibition showcasing other artefacts from her era, at the Diplomatic Club in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP
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People are seen on top of the Marina Bay Sands SkyPark observation deck in Singapore on January 9, 2019. Roslan RAHMAN / AFP
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A protesters hold a flag reading RIC, the acronym for "Citizen's Initiated Referendum", near the Arc de Triomphe on the Place de l'Etoile in Paris during an anti-government demonstration called by the "Yellow Vest" (Gilets Jaunes) movement on January 12, 2019. Thousands of anti-government demonstrators marched in cities across France on January 12 in a new round of "yellow vest" protests against the president, accused of ignoring the plight of millions of people struggling to make ends meet. Bertrand GUAY / AFP
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People stroll around the frozen Reflecting Pool at the Mall across the Washington Monument and the Capitol Building in the far distance in Washington, DC January 14, 2019. Federal offices and all public school systems in the Washington DC area were closed Monday, as well as many private schools, colleges and local governments after Washington area residents woke up to a winter wonderland January 13. EVA HAMBACH / AFP
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Labourers work on the rehabilitation of the Corniche bench next to the Mediterranean sea on January 14, 2019, in Marseille, southern France. GERARD JULIEN / AFP
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A restoration team member works on a gilded bronze statue of the Friendship of Nations fountain at a workshop in Moscow on January 18, 2019. The fountain was installed at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre (VDNKh), a trade show and amusement park, in 1954, with 16 gilded bronze sculptures of young women representing 16 republics of the USSR around the oval fountain bowl featuring a wheat sheaf. The restoration is due to be completed in March 2019. Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
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An ice sculptor carves an ice statue during the 28th International Valloire-Galibier Ice Sculpture Contest in Valloire, France on January 17, 2019. The 28th Ice Sculpture Contest in Valloire welcomed 20 sculptors, from January 15 to January 18, 2019. JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT / AFP
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People walk past a statue of DR Congo's former president, Laurent-Desire Kabila, as they gather to enter the mausoleum which houses his coffin in the capital Kinshasa, on January 16, 2019, on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his assassination. TONY KARUMBA / AFP
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The sun shines on the Statue of Liberty in New York on January 12, 2019. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has committed to paying $65,000 a day to ensure the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island stays open for tourists during government shutdown. The partial US government shutdown entered a record 22nd day Saturday, January 12, 2019. Johannes EISELE / AFP