5 of the best… art shows worth the trip to Europe

As the V&A's David Bowie exhibition opens in the Netherlands, art historian Michael Prodger picks out notable shows in Paris, Madrid, Milan, Vienna and Frankfurt

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Warhol / Unlimited

Where? Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

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Why? The largest ever Warhol show, containing more than 200 works by Bowie’s friend.

When? Until 7th February

Visit the website: mam.paris.fr


Ingres

Where? Prado, Madrid

Why? An important show of the French early 19th-century Neoclassical painter with a penchant for sinuous nudes, at the Prado.

When? Until 27th March

Visit the website: museodelprado.es


Gauguin: Tales from Paradise

Where? MUDEC, Milan

Why? Seventy paintings tracing the Frenchman’s exotic and erotic journeys round the South Seas.

When? Until 21st February

Visit the website: mudec.it/eng/gauguin/


Radio Times Travel offer: Packages to see David Bowie Is in Groningen start from £199 per person, and include flights, hotel and tickets to the exhibition.


Olafur Eliasson: Baroque Baroque

Where? Winter Palace, Vienna

Why? Immersive and numinous light pieces from the Danish-Icelandic artist whose Weather Projectilluminated Tate Modern in 2003.

When? Until 6th March

Visit the website: belvedere.at


Dangerous Liaisons: the Art of the French Rococo

Where? Liebieghaus, Frankfurt

Why? 70 delightful sculptures, paintings and objects illuminating the lightness of touch of the 18th-century’s finest craftsmen.

When? Until 28th March

Visit the website: liebieghaus.de


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Radio Times Travel offer: Packages to see David Bowie Is in Groningen start from £199 per person, and include flights, hotel and tickets to the exhibition.