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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

Sigmar Polke, Paganini, 1981-83, at Tate Modern© Daros Collection, Switzerland

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

Jasper Johns: Regrets, Courtauld Gallery A rich and multifaceted body of work that offers a modern twist on the memento mori. Until 14 December

The Real Tudors, National Portrait Gallery A modest but groundbreaking display brings together portraits of a great dynasty. Until 1 March, 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

Constructing Worlds, Barbican Art Gallery Eighteen photographers driven by a love/hate relationship with modern architecture. Until 11 January, 2015

Anthony Caro: The Last Sculptures, Annely Juda New formulations and materials preoccupied the late sculptor to the end. Until 25 October

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