Fans pose in front of a Hello Kitty mural at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in Los Angeles, California. More than 25,000 fans attended the Hello Kitty Con, an event that celebrated 40 years of the Sanrio icon, featuring Hello Kitty merchandise, art installations, a costume contest and more.
Photo: AFP/Dan R. Krauss
Japanese body-painting artist Hikaru Cho (L) adds finishing touches to a body painting of fingers sticking out from prison cell bars on the head of Ryonosuke Tanaka during “Tokyo Designers Week” in Tokyo. Cho, 21 burst onto Tokyo’s art scene when she entered the city’s Musashino Art University in 2012. Cho’s ultimate ambition is to paint an entire — and naked — body.
Photo: AFP/ Yoshikazu Tsuno
Visitors walk inside an art installation by Yayoi Kusama titled “Infinity Mirrored Room — Filled with the Brilliance of Life” at a pre-opening exhibition titled “Seeing Through Light Selection from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection” which introduces the future Guggenheim Abu Dhabi’s collection, in Saadiyat Island, in the Emirati capital, following the opening of the exhibition. The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum will be located on Saadiyat Island — a natural island lying 500 m offshore of Abu Dhabi city — and is due to be completed in 2017.
Photo: AFP/Karim Sahib
A photograph posted on a building by French graffiti artist and self-coined “photograffeur” JR is pictured in Berlin. JR’s work includes portraits of elderly individuals who have, over time, witnessed and experienced the upheaval and transformation of the city of Berlin. Photo: AFP/ John Macdougall