William Tucker. An exhibition of sculpture, maquettes, prints and drawings. At Pangolin London, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. From 10th March – 24th April. 020 7520 1480

Edward Bawden – A birthday celebration. Exhibition of the work of the painter, printmaker, draughtsman, and graphic designer, focusing on drawings, linocuts and watercolours, plus associated ‘Bawdenalia’. From 10th – 20th March. At Ben Pentreath Ltd, 17 Rugby Street, London, WC1.

Paul Hogarth: Watercolours and Drawings 1953-2001. At Francis Kyle Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London, W1S 2QE. From 10th March – 15th April. 020 7499 6870

Affordable Art Fair. Grandy Art presents a selection of affordable art. From 11th – 14th March 2010. www.grandyart.com.

4th Artes Mundi Prize. National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP. 11th March- 6th June. 029 2039 7951.

Cross Purposes; Shock and Contemplation in Images of the Crucifixion with works by artists such as Norman Adams, Craigie Aitchison, Tracey Emin, Eric Gill, Duncan Grant, Maggi Hambling, Lee Miller Stanley Spencer and Graham Sutherland, at Mascalls Gallery, Paddock Wood, Kent from 5 Mar-29 May. 01892 839039

Classic American Quilts at the American Museum in Britain, Claverton Manor, Bath from 13 Mar-31 Oct.  01225 460503

The Indian Portrait 1560-1860. Tells the story of the Indian portrait over  three centuries. Explores the ways Indian artists have approached the depiction of the human form and the changing role of portraiture in Indian history. The exhibition brings 60 works from various international collections. At National Portrait Gallery, St. Martin’s Place, London, WC2H OHE. From 11th March – 20th June. march@npg.org.uk

Bernheimer-Colnaghi celebrates its 250th anniversary. An exhibition of Italian drawings and paintings. From 12th – 21st March. At The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), stand 306, Maastricht Exhibition & Congress Centre, Postbus 1630, Maastricht, Limburg 6201 BP, Netherlands.

Steve Macleod: ‘Blackwater’. Debut exhibition of Scottish photographer; large-format colour prints depict the landscape surrounding the river Blackwater through seasonal changes and the shifting of light and dark. From 12th March – 24th April. At Atlas Gallery, 49 Dorset Street, London, W1U 7NF. 020 7224 4192

John Tunnard: Inner Space to Outer Space- the first major exhibition for over 30 years of the British Abstract artist John Tunnard. Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex. 13th March- 6th June. 01243 770841.  (See Country Life review on Mar 31)

The Dobunni Painters. Exhibition of the work of five artists, all of whom paint in The Cotswolds, and includes Jane Lampard, Michael Edwards, Andy Le Poidevin, Valerie Batchelor, and Michael Long. The exhibition includes about 100 original paintings in oils, watercolours, pastels, and acrylics, all of which are bound by a love of the lanscape. At The Wonderwall Gallery, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. From 13th – 27th March. 01285 650555

Paintings by Benjamin Warner at Beside the Wave, 10 Arwenack Street, Falmouth, Cornwall until 11 Mar.  01326 211132

Pure Sixties, Pure Bailey – exhibition of works by David Bailey at Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1 until 7 April.  020 7468 5876

Paintings by David Martin at John Martin Gallery, 38 Albemarle Street, London W1 until 27 March.  020 7499 1314

Tessa Newcomb – recent works at Crane Kalman Gallery, 178 Brompton Road, London SW3 until Apr 10.  020 7584 7566

The Book of Praises: an exhibition of paintings by Roger Wagner at the Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford from 12-24 Mar

CLOSING SOON

Still Life and Interiors. An exhibition of new work by eight new artists. The artists featured included David Bachmann, Victoria Blake Tyler, Timothy Easton, Christopher Glanville, Terry McKivragan, John Maddison, Jenny Wheatley and Vivienne Williams. At The Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset until 13th March 2010.

Affordable Art Fair. Grandy Art presents a selection of affordable art. Until the 14th March 2010. www.grandyart.com.

Dieter Rams – Less and More. Retrospective of designer Dieter Rams, who oversaw over 500 products for the German electronics manufacturer Braun, as well as furniture for Vitsœ. 18th November – 14th March. Design Museum, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD. www.designmuseum.org.

The Land Girls: Cinderellas of the Soil, focussing on Sussex and the land girls who were trained, lived and worked on the Sussex Downs and surrounding areas, at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery until 14 March 2010.  03000 290900.

Gillian Ayres at 80. ‘Gillian Ayres RA OBE, one of Britain’s most respected painters, will unveil new paintings in an exhibition that marks her 80th birthday at Alan Cristea Gallery from 3rd February. 3rd February – 13th March. Alan Cristea Gallery 31 & 34 Cork Street, London W1S 3NU. 020 7439 1866.

Jenny Wheatley show. A major exhibition of 40 new interiors, landscapes and still-life paintings by one of Britain’s most exciting colourists. Closing on 10th March. Llewellyn Alexander (Fine Paintings) ltd. 124-126 The Cut, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LN UK. www.llewellynalexander.com

Modern Times- Responding to chaos: Drawings and films selected by Lutz Becker. Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ. Closing on 14th March. 01223 748 100.

Paris: Magnum Gallery presents a selection of photographs by Elliot Erwitt. A spontaneous selection of images reflecting memories of Paris during the 1950s. At Magnum Gallery Saint-Germain-des-Prés, 13 rue de l’Abbaye, 75006 Paris until the 13th March.  www.magnumgallery.fr.

Peter Blake: Alphabet – a set of bold and colourful silkscreen prints, one for each letter of the alphabet, a touring exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, Southbank, London from 12 Feb-14 Mar.

An exhibition of unique baskets, Bushman paintings and prints from the heart of Botswana at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway Street, London W1 Closing on 14 March.  www.r-h-g.co.uk

Tapestry Revealed Part One: Pause on the Landing – a series of 4 exhibitions which delve into the process of tapestry, from the initial design stages to the completion of weaving.  This one will explore Pause on the Landing, a tapestry designed by Patrick Caulfield, woven at Dovecot Studios in 2005 for the British Library.  At Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh until 13 March.  0131 550 3660

The Shashoua Collection – works by Ukrainian and Russian artists Shyshko, Magro, Artamonov, Yalanskyi, Kokin, Krylov and Erlich at The Chambers Gallery, 23 Long Lane, London EC1A 9HL until 12 Mar.  020 7778 1600

Ken Currie – new paintings – at Flowers, 21 Cork Street, London W1 until 13 Mar.  www.flowersgalleries.com

Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibition. This competition encourages innovation and stimulates fresh approaches in the use of water-based media on paper. Closing on 11th March. At 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 9JH. 020 7928 7521.