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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

Eric Ravilious, 'November 5th', 1933, at Dulwich Picture GalleryPrivate collection

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 July

Ravilious, Dulwich Picture Gallery (see picture) The ravishing and gently surreal works of one of Britain's greatest watercolourists. Until 31 August

Richard Diebenkorn, Royal Academy One of the greats of postwar American painting in breathtaking survey. Until 7 June

Goya: The Witches and Old Women Album, Courtauld Gallery Enigmatic works on paper, reunited for the first time since the artist's death. Until 25 May

Inventing Impressionism, National Gallery A fresh take: the commercial story behind the success of an avant-garde movement. Until 31 May

Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden, Tate Modern A living painter who can compete with Manet and make images relevant. Until 10 May

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