An artist takes part in the festival "Statues en Marche" in Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.
A stone gargoyle, a gilded fairy, a cast-bronze king and other fantastical statues came alive in Belgium as street artists showed off their creations at Europe's biggest "living statue" festival.
The performers are usually found frozen still on street corners across Europe - fascinating passersby with their discipline in holding a pose for painfully long periods.
Caked in rust, gold and plaster white, only their eyes gave away the illusion at the annual event in Marche-en-Fammenne. A bullfighter, Valkyrie, baroque dancers and the sea god Poseidon were among the sights on parade.
Two artists, dripping in mock blood, came headless to the festival. Antonio Morerra came from Portugal and dressed as bullfighter.
"I am a torero," said the man, his costume and face painted in blue and gold.
"To dress, (it takes me) one hour, the dress and the painting."
Belgian artist, Elke Lemmens, tries to build the connection between people with her work during the on-going pandemic. In her unique style, the artist uses disused boot-scrapers to display her artwork in front of houses.
A Texan widow who discovered a love for French art during a trip to Paris in the 1970s is to donate another part of her vast collection of 19th-century masterpieces to France.
With light, mist and rain, Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson brings nature into the Tate Modern for a new London exhibition that appeals to visitors' senses while, at points, disorientating them.
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