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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

Norwegian summer: Nikolai Astrup, 'Marsh Marigold Night', c.1915The Savings Bank Foundation DNB/The Astrup Collection/KODE Art Museums of Bergen

★★★★★ Botticelli and Treasures from the Hamilton Collection, Courtauld Gallery The drawings for Dante's 'Divine Comedy': a swan song for the age of manuscript illumination. Until 15 May

★★★★ Delacroix and the Rise of Modern Art, National Gallery A man out of time: the Romantic painter revered by the Parisian avant-garde. Until 22 May

★★★★★ Nikolai Astrup: Painting Norway, Dulwich Picture Gallery Primal and domestic mingle in passionate homage to the Norwegian landscape. Until 15 May

★★★★ Painting the Modern Garden, Royal Academy Monet triumphs in a celebration of nature tamed. Until 20 April

★★★★ Saul Leiter, Photographers' Gallery The pioneer of colour photography you have yet to hear of. Until 3 April

★★★★★ Vogue 100, National Portrait Gallery Prepare to be dazzled - a century of images creates the portrait of an age. Until 22 May

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