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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

Georg Baselitz, Adler (Eagel), 1977 featured in Germany: Memories of a Nation, British MuseumPresented to the British Museum by Count Christian Duerckheim. © Georg Baselitz


Rembrandt: The Late Works, National Galley In his last decade the Dutch artist suffered hardship, but painted some of his most enduring masterpieces. Until 18 January, 2015

Sigmar Polke: Alibis, Tate Modern He diligently avoided a signature style, but the late German's wit and intellect were always evident. Until 8 February, 2015

Germany: Memories of a Nation, British Museum (see picture) A staggeringly ambitious and powerful history spanning six centuries and told through objects. Until 25 January, 2015

Jasper Johns: Regrets / Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude, Courtauld Gallery A rich and multifaceted body of work that offers a modern twist on the memento mori from Johns. Until 14 December / Erotic, angsty works on paper by Schiele that bewitch and beguile. Until 18 January, 2015

Giovanni Battista Moroni, Royal Academy Renaissance Italy's forgotten master of the fleeting moment. Until 25 January, 2015

Late Turner: Painting Set Free, Tate Britain Turner was a brilliantly radical artist. But was he of his time or outside it? Both, of course. Until 25 January, 2015

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