A woman looks at a painting at the documenta, an exhibition of contemporary art that takes place every five years in Kassel, Germany.
Photo taken July 21.
Employees of a disposal company use buckets to remove red mud from the fountain at Sprudelhof (‘fountain court’) in Bad Nauheim, north of Frankfurt, Apr. 6. About ten cubic metres ( 353,147 ft3) of the substance that accumulates over the course of a year due to the mineral-rich water has to be removed and disposed of every spring. Sprudelhof was built as a central spa complex in Jugendstil (art nouveau) style between 1905 and 1911.
A tourist from Beijing poses for a photo among little ‘Einheitsmännchen’ (roughly translating into ‘German Unity figures’), created by concept artist Ottmar Hörl and inspired by the symbol shown on pedestrian signals in former East Germany. More than 1,000 little green, black, red and yellow plastic figures will be on display until 27 September as the city prepares for the national celebration of the 25th anniversary of Germany’s unification.
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