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Top 5 Art Exhibitions to see in London during Christmas

Art critic Tabish Khan brings you the Top 5 Art Exhibitions to visit this week. Each one comes with a concise review to help you decide whether it’s for you. Not everything closes for Christmas and here are a few you can over the holiday period – make sure to check opening the opening times before you visit:

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Goya: The Portraits @ National Gallery
Even when commissioned, Goya could still sneak his trademark darkness and quirky character traits into his paintings. Until 10 January. 

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Time to get lost in a multicoloured mist. It feels vaguely solid and the darker colours feel heavier though there’s no resistance. It’s a memorable experience. Until 3 January.

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Giacometti: Pure Presence @ National Portrait Gallery
The skinny sculptures make way for his portraiture and it’s a revelation. It’s a side to Giacometti I wasn’t familiar with but his expressive technique is captivating. Until 10 January. 

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Alex Chinneck @ Greenwich Peninsula & NOW gallery
A giant inverted pylon is keeping in style with Chinneck’s big outdoor interventions. It’s also extremely impressive, as is the curled up pylon at the nearby Now gallery. Until 10 January.

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The Photographers 2015 @ Osborne Samuel & Beetles + Huxley
This annual exhibition across two Mayfair galleries is always a treat. This year it’s black and white images that dominate and cover everything from day to day life, through to warfare. Until 24 December.

The top 5 will now take a break for the holiday period and will return in 2016.

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