Six of the best: Art | Visual arts reviews, news & interviews
Six of the best: Art
theartsdesk recommends the half-dozen top exhibitions
Goya: The Portraits, National Gallery (see image) So much emotion and drama – an exhibition that pulses with life. Until 10 Jan
Peter Lanyon, Courtauld Gallery Glorious and dynamic: the great postwar English artist's gliding paintings. Until 17 Jan
Frank Auerbach, Tate Britain Rough and vivid, these paintings are the opposite of idealised, but nonetheless seductive. Until 13 Mar
Drawing in Silver and Gold, British Museum Dazzling shades of grey: virtuoso drawings explore a largely forgotten art. Until 6 Dec
Giacometti, National Portrait Gallery A lifetime of portraiture reveals a secret double life. Until 10 Jan
The Gap: Selected Abstract Art from Belgium, Parasol Unit Luc Tuymans brings an artist's eye to a survey of two generations of Belgian artists. Until 6 Dec
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