Six reasons why London rocks in 2006

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Need reasons why London is the best city in the world right now? Here are six of them.

Pixar: 20 Years of Animation
Science Museum
until 10th June

Olivo Barbieri, Site Specific
Blloomberg Space, Finsbury Square, London
until 20th May
More info and review at: Metro, Metropolis, Guardian.

The Tragic Genius of Joseph Michael Gandy
John Soane House, Lincoln's Inn Fields
until 12th August
More info and review at: Guardian, Observer

Jacob van Ruisdael: Master of Landscape
Royal Academy
until 4th June
Reviews from: Observer

Modernism: Designing a new world 1914-1939
until 23rd July 2006
Raging debate across the pages of the Guardian: Robert Hughes serves, Simon Jenkins volleys, and Deyan Sudjic returns

Michaelangelo Drawings: Closer to the Master
British Museum
until 25th June
Guardian review

Field reports from the frontlines of culture to follow.
[First posted April 21, 2006]