Horses & Landscapes – Stubbs at Welbeck 6 Sep-21 Dec (see review in Country Life Sep 3rd)

80 paintings by Ian Houston – a selling exhibition at Portland Gallery, 8 Bennet Street, London SW1 from 5-19 Sep. 020 7493 1888

Francis Bacon and the remaking of appearance – an exhibition of works by Bacon and some of the most powerful figurative artists such as Frank Auerbach, Tony Bevan, Michael Clark, David Hockney, R B Kitaj at James Hyman Gallery, 5 Savile Row, London from 5 Sep-4 Oct. 020 7494 3857

Andy Goldsworthy North Uist Works at Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, Lochmaddy, North Uist, Outer Hebrides from 6 Sep-29 Nov. 01876 500293

CLOSING SOON:

The Fabric of Myth – works by artists including Joseph Beuys, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Kettle and Henry Moore exploring the symbolic function of textiles in classical myth and their influence on art at Compton Verney, Warwickshire until 7 Sep. 01926 645500

The American Scene: Prints from Hopper to Pollock 1905-60 at the British Museum until Sep 7

Radical Light: Italy’s Divisionist Painters 1891-1910 at the National Gallery’s Sainsbury Wing until 7th Sep. 020 7747 2885

Boucher and Chardin: Masters of Modern Manners at the Wallace Collection, London until 7 Sep. 020 7563 9500

Vilhelm Hammershoi: The Poetry of Silence – beautiful muted paintings by the fin de siecle Danish artist at the Royal Academy of Arts until 7 Sep. 020 7300 8000

A major exhibition of paintings and drawings by Quentin Blake and Friends (four of the world’s leading illustrators) at Nunnington Hall, North Yorks (in collaboration with the Chris Beetles Gallery) until 7 Sep. 01439 748021

Festival exhbitions: Ceramics by Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, Jewellery by Yoko Izawa, Daphne Krinos and Malcolm Appleby and sculpture by Andrea Geile at The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh until Sep 6. 0131 558 1200

Russian and Ukrainian Art from Classic Socialist Realism to Impressionist and Expressionist Works at The Chambers Gallery, Saville House, 23 Long Lane, London EC1 until 5 Sep. 020 7606 8844