2013: Rehearsals of Mozart’s ‘The Magic Flute’ (Die Zauberfloete) start on the sea stage of the Brengenz Festival in Austria. The opera production will premiere on 17 July as part of the month long Brengenz Festival. Picture: AP
‘One Million Bones’ Massive art installation in Washington, D.C., calls attention to genocide
Rochelle Campbell places bones, crafted by students, artists and activists, in place on the lawn of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on June 8, during a massive installation called One Million Bones. The installation is meant to symbolize a mass grave and is a visible petition for bold action toward an end to genocide and mass atrocities. Picture: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
Volunteers fan out to display bones and skulls made out of paper and plaster as part of the One Million Bones art installation, led by artist Naomi Natale. The project mobilized artists and students around the world to create the bones in order to bring attention to genocide and mass atrocities. Picture: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Some of the handcrafted bones, as seen from above. Photographs: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Gellert Hill and Liberty Bridge, Budapest, 1960 - Looking into a small snapshot of a time gone by, these photographs give us a glimpse into what the world looked like over a hundred years ago. By overlaying pictures from the past into perfectly shot recreations of the same spot in the present we get a fascinating glimpse into how Hungary’s capital, Budapest has changed over the past century. The project was created from the best of 300 shots painstakingly put together by Hungarian photographer Kerenyi Zoltan
A Sotheby’s employee poses with Rene Magritte’s artwork “L’idee” at Sotheby’s Auction House in London June 7, 2013. The artwork, with an estimated value of 2.5 million pounds Sterling (3.87 million U.S. dollars) forms part of an exhibition “12-21 A Millenium of Masterpieces” which will go on sale during June and July.
People watch a light installation titled ”lux eucharistica” by artists Sabine Weißinger and Friedrich Förster inside the Cologne cathedral on the sidelines of an Eucharistical Congress in western Germany