Slide show: a Look at Festivals

BY Arts Desk  September 1, 2009 at 1:55 PM EDT

The image above is of actress Helen Morton of the Three Bugs Fringe Theatre company performing “Ophelia (drowning)” during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. The play is inspired by Sir John Everett Millais’ 1852 painting entitled “Ophelia,” depicting the character from Shakespeare’s play “Hamlet.” The three-week-long festival featured thousands of performances at venues around the city.

Salvador Dali's sofa, 'Dalilips'Click here for more images from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and from the ’300% Spanish Design’ expo in Mexico City and the Hindu Ganesha Festival in India.