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.

Joseph Beuys – early works on paper from the collection of Helga and Walther Lauffs showing with Hauser & Wirth at The American Room, 196A Piccadilly, London 16 Jan-28 Feb.  020 7287 2300

Handel the Philanthropist at The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London from 16 Jan-28 Jun. 020 7841 3614 (see review in Country Life, 14 Jan 2009)

Lee Miller and Friends. An exhibition featuring 18 of Miller’s artist friends including Picasso, Man Ray and Max Ernst, along with prints they gave her in return. Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex from 17 Jan – 29 March. 01243 774557

The Bug Bazaar – Craft and design on display including jewellery and robots. Millenium Gallery, Sheffield. 17 Jan- 26 April www.museums-sheffield.org.uk

The Roundhouse of International Spirits, an examination of the group of artists living in the Ticino, the Italian speaking region of Switzerland in the 1960’s. 17 January – 15 March. Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ. 01223 748100

London Art Fair 2009, Modern British and Contemporary Art. Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH. 14 January – 18 January. 020 7731 3318

CLOSING SOON
Howard Hodgkin Prints at PM Gallery, Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing, London W5 from 17 Jan-28 Feb.  020 8567 1227

Le Corbusier – The Art of Architecture at The Crypt, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Mount Pleasant until 18 Jan.

Andy Warhol; Other Voices, Other Rooms at The Hayward, Southbank Centre, London until 18 Jan.  www.southbankcentre.co.uk

The Renaissance Portrait –NG 15 Oct-18 Jan (see review in Country Life Oct 15)

John Alford, New Paintings – 15 Thackeray Street, Kensington Square, London W8 2nd December until 16th January 2009.  0207 937 8665

London Art Fair 2009, Modern British and Contemporary Art. Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 0QH. Until18 January. 020 7731 3318

8 Desks – An exhibition tracing the evolution in design of the twentieth century writing desk, at Sebastian and Barquet, 19 Bruton Place, London, W1 from 15th January until 14th March. 0207 495 8988.