Art: The Five Best Shows In London

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1

Monet in the 20th Century Royal Academy

The gardens and ponds at Giverny dissolve into elemental visions in these late paintings. The strange last works of Impressionism. To 8 Apr

2

Portraits by Ingres National Gallery

Some of the smartest, most intense portraiture ever. Images of triumphant bourgeois luxury. To 25 Apr

3

Patrick Caulfield Hayward Gallery

The modern object-world made luminous in this survey of nearly 50 years. To May

4

Andreas Gursky Serpentine Gallery

Photographs 994-98: huge, wide-vision, micro-detailed vistas of our everyday world. To 7 Mar

5

Zang Tumb Tumb Estorick Collection

A display of the Italian Futurists' dynamic experiments with language, typography and graphics. To Apr

... AND BEYOND

Peter Doig & Udomsak Krisanamis Abbot Hall Gallery, Kendal

Sizzling landscapes and twinkling collages from the two artists. To 27 Mar

2

Disasters of War Wolverhampton Art Gallery

Three ages of European war through the etchings of Jacques Callot, Goya and Otto Dix. To 20 Mar

3

Edward Weston De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea

Masterpieces of modernist photography by one of the American pioneers. To 2 Mar

4

Willie Doherty MOMA, Oxford

Contemporary Irish artist using photos and video to reflect on the imagery of terror and security. To 4 Apr

5

Physical Evidence Kettles Yard, Cambridge

Theme show of sculptures, pictures and videos that evoke our dear old friend the body. To 28 Feb

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