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Friday 26 February 1999
He lived until 1926. The gardens and lily ponds at Giverny dissolve into elemental visions: fiery lights, haze, liquid reflections, voids and depths. The strange last works of Impressionism. To 18 Apr
Portraits by Ingres (National Gallery)
Some of the most intense portraiture ever (right). Women: exquisite melanges of flesh and fabric, dreams of sex and money. To 25 Apr
Patrick Caulfield (Hayward Gallery)
The modern-object world made luminous. Caulfield is a virtuoso of many styles, and this retrospective offers the range - notably, those fat, laconic outlines flooded with translucent colour. To 11 Apr
Peter Doig & Udomsak Krisanamis
Two painters collaborate. Doig's sizzling, curdling, overloaded landscapes mix with Krisanamis's collages of cultural detritus and noodles. To 27 Mar
(Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool)
Drawings, prints and posters from the short and brilliant career of the 1890s aesthete and illustrator, with uniquely sinuous, florid line. To 11 Apr
Is the comedy album making a comeback?comedy
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- 5 Standing my ground: If sitting is bad for your health, what happens when you stay on your feet for a whole month?
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