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Six of the best: Art

Six of the best: Art

Picasso, Caravaggio and abstract expressionism: our favourite shows to see now

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, 'The Taking of Christ', 1602On indefinite loan to the National Gallery of Ireland from the Jesuit Community, Dublin

★★★★Abstract Expressionism, Royal Academy Energy, alcohol and bucketloads of paint: a triumphant reunion for New York's most exciting artists Until 2 Jan

★★★★Picasso Portraits, National Portrait Gallery Experimental and incisive, portraits that reveal a man as vicious as he was affectionate Until 5 Feb

★★★★ Beyond Caravaggio, National Gallery Blood, sweat and sex appeal: endlessly imitated, the Italian bad boy was in a league of his own Until 15 Jan

★★★★ Paul Nash, Tate Britain Key themes recur, but the visionary landscape painter experimented constantly Until 5 March

★★★★ William Kentridge: Thick Time, Whitechapel Art Gallery A parallel universe revealed in immersive installations and monumental tapestries Until 15 Jan

★★★The Radical Eye, Tate Modern The passion of Elton John: a first-class collection in private hands Until 7 May


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