In pictures: The week that was in Arts and Life (May 18 – May 24)

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In pictures: The week that was in Arts and Life (May 18 – May 24)

Posted on: May 25th, 2014 by tommyj

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Aishwarya Rai attends the Two Days, One Night (Deux Jours, Une Nuit) premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 20, 2014 in Cannes, France. Vittorio Zunino Celotto / Getty Images
Jessica Chastain attends the Foxcatcher premiere during the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2014 in Cannes, France. Horcajuelo Guillaume / Getty Images

British artist Damien Hirst’s latest piece entitled Gone but Not Forgotten, which features the gilded skeleton of a woolly mammoth in a steel and glass vitrine, is displayed. Famed British artist Damien Hirst has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at the annual amfAR Cinema Against Aids gala in Cap d’Antibes, southern France, on May 22, 2014. Prudence Cuming Associates via Damien Hirst / AP photo

British artist Damien Hirst’s latest piece entitled Gone but Not Forgotten, which features the gilded skeleton of a woolly mammoth in a steel and glass vitrine, is displayed. Famed British artist Damien Hirst has created a gilded woolly mammoth skeleton encased in a gold tank to be auctioned off at the annual amfAR Cinema Against Aids gala in Cap d’Antibes, southern France, on May 22, 2014. Prudence Cuming Associates via Damien Hirst / AP photo
Jennifer Lopez performs on stage at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 18, 2014, in Las Vegas. Chris Pizzello / Invision / AP
An exhibitor looks at a stand of Chrysanthemum at the 2014 Chelsea Flower Show at Royal Hospital Chelsea on May 19, 2014 in London, England. The prestigious gardening show opens to the general public on May 20, 2014, and features hundreds of stands and exhibition gardens. Dan Kitwood / Getty Images

A gallery staff member poses behind Recumbent Figure by Henry Moore before the press view of the Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation exhibition at Tate Britain in London on May 19, 2014. The exhibition looks at Clark’s role as patron, collector, art historian, public servant and broadcaster, and how he helped shape the course of British art. Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters

A gallery staff member poses behind Recumbent Figure by Henry Moore before the press view of the Kenneth Clark: Looking for Civilisation exhibition at Tate Britain in London on May 19, 2014. The exhibition looks at Clark’s role as patron, collector, art historian, public servant and broadcaster, and how he helped shape the course of British art. Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters
Britain’s Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, watch traditional dancers in Halifax, Nova Scotia on May 19, 2014. Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, are on a four-day visit to Canada. Mark Blinch / Reuters
Actress Sally Jessica Parker performs with students from Martin Luther King Jr School in Portland, Oregon during the Turnaround Arts Talent Show hosted by US first lady Michelle Obama at the White House in Washington on May 20, 2014. Kevin Lamarque / Reuters
TV personality Kim Kardashian holds her daughter North in her arms as she shops in Paris on May 20, 2014. Kardashian and rapper Kanye West will celebrate their wedding in Florence on May 24, an official from the mayor’s office confirmed. Gonzalo Fuentes / Reuters
Judge Jennifer Lopez reacts as balloons fall during the American Idol XIII 2014 finale in Los Angeles, California on May 21, 2014. Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Actress Sophia Loren, centre, guest of honour, holds a camera as she sits with assembled photographers during a photocall for the film La Voce Umana presented as part of Cannes Classics at in competition at the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes May 21, 2014. Regis Duvignau / Reuters

The Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit designed by Freddie Burretti (1972) is reflected in mirrors of an installation at the David Bowie exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin, seen during a preview on May 19, 2014. The retrospective that was on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum before will be running in the German capital from May 20 to August 10, 2014. Johannes Eisele / AFP photo

The Ziggy Stardust jumpsuit designed by Freddie Burretti (1972) is reflected in mirrors of an installation at the David Bowie exhibition at the Martin-Gropius-Bau museum in Berlin, seen during a preview on May 19, 2014. The retrospective that was on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum before will be running in the German capital from May 20 to August 10, 2014. Johannes Eisele / AFP photo
Children look at a Columbian Mammoth during a press preview at the Natural History Museum’s Mammoths, Ice Age Giants exhibition in London, Britain, on May 21, 2014. The exhibition will open from the May 23 until September 7. Facundo Arrizabalaga / EPA
Fans hold up tickets they bought for the One Direction Dubai Concert, which will take place on April 4, 2015, on May 22, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Francois Nel / Getty Images

A light show featuring a ballet dancer and swans from Swan Lake is projected onto spraying water by the Vivid Aquatique Water Theatre during a preview of the Vivid Sydney light and music festival May 21, 2014. For 18 days beginning on May 23 the Vivid Sydney festival, one of the world’s largest creative industry forums, will combine outdoor lighting sculptures and installations. Jason Reed / Reuters

A light show featuring a ballet dancer and swans from Swan Lake is projected onto spraying water by the Vivid Aquatique Water Theatre during a preview of the Vivid Sydney light and music festival May 21, 2014. For 18 days beginning on May 23 the Vivid Sydney festival, one of the world’s largest creative industry forums, will combine outdoor lighting sculptures and installations. Jason Reed / Reuters
CORRECTS SPELLING OF MODEL’S NAME TO JESSICA MINH ANH INSTEAD OF JESSICA MING AHN — Fashion model Jessica Minh Anh, centre, poses during a photo shoot, with One World Trade Center as a backdrop, Monday, May 19, 2014, in New York. Anh is hosting a fashion show inside New York’s new skyscraper, June 25. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
French actress Marion Cotillard poses as she arrives for the screening of the film L’Homme qu’on Aimait Trop (In the Name of my Daughter) at the Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2014. Loic Venance / AFP
British singer Lily Allen performs on the set of the French TV channel Canal Plus on the sidelines of the 67th edition of the Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2014. Loic Venance / AFP
The Morning of the Dragon scene is performed during a photocall for the musical Miss Saigon at the Prince Edward Theatre in London, Monday, May 19, 2014. Producer Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg’s musical will open at the theatre in May, 25 years after the original production. Matt Dunham / AP photo
Judge Jennifer Lopez takes a selfie during the American Idol XIII 2014 finale in Los Angeles, California on May 21, 2014. Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Winner Caleb Johnson poses for photographers backstage at the American Idol XIII 2014 finale on May 21, 2014. Danny Moloshok / Reuters
A gallery technician assembles a sculpture made from stainless steel bicycles entitled Forever by Ai Weiwei at the Lisson Gallery in London on May 22, 2014. Ai’s solo exhibition runs from May 23-July 19. Suzanne Plunkett / Reuters
Hungarian director Kornel Mundruczo, centre, receives the top prize for his movie Feher Isten (White God) from Jury President and Argentine director Pablo Trapero, right, during the Un Certain Regard Closing Award Ceremony during the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 23, 2014. Julien Warnand / EPA
Director and cast member Clark Gregg and his wife actress Jennifer Grey pose at the premiere of Trust Me at the Egyptian theatre in Hollywood, California on May 22, 2014. Mario Anzuoni / Reuters
Kim Kardashian, centre, pushes a stroller next to her partner Kanye West, left, and her mother Kris Jenner, right, as they leave their hotel on May 23, 2014 in Paris. Kenzo Tribouillard / AFP photo

Taking a look back at the week that was in the Arts & Life world from May 18 to May 24.

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