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Visitors look at an installation by Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo in the Augustins Museum in Toulouse, southern France, incorporating the museumís collection of Norman column tops, as part of Toulouseís International Art Festival
Norman column tops
Visitors look at an installation by Cuban-American artist Jorge Pardo in the Augustins Museum in Toulouse, southern France, incorporating the museumís collection of Norman column tops, as part of Toulouseís International Art Festival. PHOTOS: AFP


Japanese Kyudo "grand master" Sakuma takes part in a demonstration of Kyudo, a Japanese martial art form of archery, in Paris, ahead of the Kyudo World Championship which will be held in Paris on July 19 and 20
art of Archery
Japanese Kyudo "grand master" Sakuma takes part in a demonstration of Kyudo, a Japanese martial art form of archery, in Paris, ahead of the Kyudo World Championship which will be held in Paris on July 19 and 20.


An art installation by Indonesian artist Dada Christanto shows sculptures symbolising victims of the mud volcano disaster erected over the mud-covered Sidoarjo district located in Indonesiaís eastern Java Island on the eighth anniversary of the mud volcano disaster
Muddy matters
An art installation by Indonesian artist Dada Christanto shows sculptures symbolising victims of the mud volcano disaster erected over the mud-covered Sidoarjo district located in Indonesiaís eastern Java Island on the eighth anniversary of the mud volcano disaster. Lusi, located in the Sidoarjo district of the island of Java, erupted on May 29, 2006, in the middle of a ricefield, in a disaster that displaced nearly 50,000 people.


Tenth century statues are presented at a ceremony in Phnom Penh after these were welcomed home four decades after these were taken out of the country
Statues return home
Tenth century statues are presented at a ceremony in Phnom Penh after these were welcomed home four decades after these were taken out of the country. Cambodia officially welcomed the return of three ancient statues looted from the kingdom more than 40 years ago, including the one retrieved after a long legal battle in the United States.





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