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Bryan Adams' heartstopping images of wounded British soldiers to go on show at Somerset House

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Margate turner contemporary gallery and harbour beach and seafront, in Thanet, Kent

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A sculpture entitled 'Tree' by US artist Paul McCarthy is on display at the Place Vendome in Paris, France, 16 October 2014. The 24.4 meter high piece is shown publicly as part of Paul McCarthy's exhibition 'Chocolate Factory' held at the Monnaie de Paris institution, from 25 October 2014 to 04 January 2015

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