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Six of the best: Art | Visual arts reviews, news & interviews

Six of the best: Art

theartsdesk recommends the half-dozen top exhibitions

Philip Guston, The Hill, 1971, at Timothy Taylor Gallery © The Estate of Philip Guston, courtesy Timothy Taylor Gallery, London


Philip Guston, Timothy Taylor Gallery (see picture) Small but powerful survey of the American artist's late figurative paintings. Until 11 Jul

Barbara Hepworth, Tate Britain Long-awaited retrospective liberates the sculptor from a sometimes stifling association with Henry Moore. Until 25 Oct

Agnes Martin, Tate Modern Ravishing paintings perfectly poised between conceptual clarity and sensuousness. Until 11 Oct

James Turrell: Lightscape, Houghton Hall The American artist plays with perception in a mind-altering display of his light sculptures. Until 24 Oct

Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art, British Museum More than the sum of its parts: an exploration of how the human form was perfected. Until 5 Jul

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Serpentine Gallery Fictive portrait paintings by the Turner-nominated artist that make reference to old master paintings. Until 13 Sep

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