Asta Gröting Sculpture: 1987-2008. This exhibition features pieces chosen by Gröting herself, from both the early and latter parts of her career to date. At the Main Galleries, Henry Moore Institute, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8th February until 26th April 2009. 0113 246 7467. www.henry-moore.ac.uk

Witness: Women War Artists – A UK first for over 50 years. Over 100 works by over 25 artists. The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester, February 7th until 19th April. 0207 936 1296.

Altermodern: Tate Triennal 2009, presenting some of the best new contemporary art in Britain. Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG. 3 February – 26 April. 020 7887 8888

Asta Gröting Sculpture: 1987-2009. This exhibition features pieces selected by Asta Gröting herself, from both the early and latter parts of her career to date. Main Galleries, Henry Moore Institute, The Headrow, Leeds. From 8th February – 26th April. 01132 467 467

Box, Body, Burial: The sculptural imagination of Keith Arnatt. Mazzanine Gallery, Henry Moore Institute, The Headrow, Leeds. From 8th February – 26th April.
01132 467 467

Wilderness: Paintings & drawings by Clare Newbolt. Sacred Space Gallery, St John’s Notting Hill, Lansdowne Crescent, London. From 5th February – 15th February. 020 8969 7492

Sounds of the Sea: New Paintings by David Baumforth. Kentmere House Gallery, 53 Scarcroft Hill, York. From 8th February – 26th March. 01904 656 507

70th Birthday Anniversary exhbition of driftwood sculpture by Guy Taplin at Messum’s Fine Art, 8 Cork Street, London W1 , 4-21 Feb.  020 7437 5545

Frances Macdonald New Paintings at The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh from 4 Feb-4 Mar.  0131 558 1200

CLOSING SOON
Giles at the Cartoon Museum, until Feb 8 (See Country Life review Nov 5 2008)

Rothko – first major exhibition dedicated to the late works of Mark Rothko (1903-1970) at Tate Modern until 8 Feb.  020 7887 8888

Sisley In England and Wales, provides a chance to celebrate this relatively unexplored part of the artist’s work, captures unique qualities of the British landscape, at the National Gallery, Sunley Room, Trafalgar Square, London until 8 Feb.  020 7747 2885.

The Adam Brothers in Rome: Drawings from the Grand Tour at Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London until 14 Feb 2009.  www.soane.org

Edward Burtynsky: Australian Minescapes. Chromogenic colour prints at Flowers, 82 Kingsland Road, London from 9 Jan-7 Feb.

Trevor Sutton: Works on Paper at Flowers, 82 Kingsland Road, London from 9 Jan-7 Feb

Pop Art. An exhibition of drawings, paintings, signed screen prints, posters and album covers from some of the most famous British and American Pop Artists. Belgravia Gallery from 12 Jan-6 Feb.