Art exhibitions for the end of February

Glen Scouller – solo exhibition of 50 vibrant oils and watercolours of still lifes and landscapes from France, Italy and Scotland, at Portland Gallery, 8 Bennet Street, London SW1 from 27 Feb to 11 Mar.

Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres – the first comprehensive study of these remarkable buildings designed by some of the world’s most high profile architects, such as Frank Gehry, Richard Rogers and Zaha Hadid, at the V & A and RIBA Architecture Gallery, The V & A, South Kensington, London, from 26 Feb to 8 May.

Italian Etchings; The Draughtsman’s Print, in the Charrington Print Room at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge from 22 Feb to 29 Aug.

Bad Seed- new works by Michael Petry, artist in residency at Sir John Soane’s Museum made in response to his experience of the house museum. In this second installation, the artist draws upon the Romantic elements of the collections and displays (including paintings by Henry Fuseli and Maria Cosway, as well as rooms such as the Monks Parlour) and his new works evoke the presence of the incubus and succubus – two favourite themes of Romantic artists and writers of the Regency period. At Sir John Soane’s Museum, 13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A until 13 March.

Focus/Unfocus, paintings by Simon Gales at Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery, London SW10 from 24 Feb until 12 March. 020 7351 0410

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Sohei Nishino, one of the rising young stars of contemporary Japanese photography – monumental photographic dioramas which map out the artist’s impressions of some of the world’s major cities, at Michael Hoppen Contemporary, 3 Jubilee Place, London SW3 from 24 Feb to 2 Apr. 020 7352 3649

Anni Albers: Design Pioneer, featuring works by contemporary artist/designers Dorte Behn, Christopher Farr, Ptolemy Mann, Fiona Mathison, Laura Thomas and Wallace Sewell inspired by the work of the pre-eminent textile artist Anni Albers, at Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh from 25 Feb to 26 Mar.

Sculpture by Paul Mount: Reflections in Space, at Beaux Arts, 22 Cork Street, London W1 from 23 Feb to 26 Mar.

Marcus Adams: Royal Photographer – over 100 photographs of the Royal Family at the Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh from 25 Feb to 5 Jun.

Wildlife and Sporting Art
by 14 sporting artists including David Miller, Alistair Makinson, Terence Lambert, Alastair Proud, Mike Norris and Owen Williams, at the Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset until 5 March.

John Lines: solo exhibition at Red Rag Gallery, Church Street, Stow on the Wold, Gloucs until 6 Mar. 01451 832563;

Rodchenko and his Circle: constructing the future through photography, including previously unseen photos by Rodchenko, at Art Sensus, 7 Howick Place, London SW1 until 19 Mar.


Lynn Chadwick: The Couple – largest exhibition of its kind to concentrate on one of the most prevalent themes of Chadwick’s artistic career: The Couple. At Pangolin London, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 until 26 Feb

Lost Found, Growth Decay; the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Sculpture Preview Exhibition – in a year-long sculpture residency, the Lost Gardens of Heligan have invited Cornish artist James Eddy to interpret the essence of Heligan as part of the celebrations marking the 21st anniversary of the garden’s rediscovery. At the Lost Gardens of Heligan, Petewan, St Austell, Cornwall until 27 Feb.

Dialogues in Gold – Jewellery by artist goldsmith Jacqueline Mina at Goldsmiths’ Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2 until Feb 26.

Wilhelmina Barns-Graham: Colour as Celebration – a rare opportunity to see the later works of this key member of the St Ives School in a special solo exhibition, at Bohun Gallery, Henley-on-Thames until 26 Feb.

Paintings by Norman Long and John Hamilton at Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art, 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester until 26 Feb.

Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Ukiyo-E Prints
from the Ashmolean at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, Oxford until 27 Feb.

Paintings by Jeroen Krabbe at Francis Kyle Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London W1 until 24 Feb.

A Tale of Two Houses – paintings by John Wonnacott at Agnew’s Gallery, 35 Albemarle Street, London W1 until 25 Feb.

David Nash at Yorkshire Sculpture Park. “Most ambitious project to date by renowned UK artist”. Until Feb 27. West Bretton, Wakefield. Tel; 01924 832642

Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City
. An exhibition displaying the sumptuous robes and accessories worn by the emperors and empresses of the Qing Dynasty. At the V & A, Cromwell Road, South Kensington. Until 27th Feb. 02079422000.

Chris Moore – Catwalking; From Sickert to Scully – Selected works from the Permanent Collection, both until 18 Feb, and Chris Steele-Perkins until 24 Feb, all at: University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Final Selection at Billing Place – the largest and most ambitious selection of ceramics from the Anthony Shaw Collection will be the very last display at the collection’s current location, before moving up to its new home at the recently refurbished York Museum. Over 30 selectors have chosen pieces that hold deeply personal resonance to them, which reflects the eclecticism and depth of the Anthony Shaw Collection. Open by appointment
at 11 Billing Place, West Brompton, London SW10 until Feb 28. 020 7352 3964

The Spirit of the Highlands – key works from the Glenfiddich Artists in Residence Programme at the Fleming Collection, 13 Berkeley Street, London W1 from 25 Jan to 26 Feb. 020 7409 5730

Alexander Fraser: New Paintings; Fiaz Elson: Synergy – kiln formed glass sculpture; Damian Callan: Moving Figures – all at the Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh until 26 Feb.

Devon Guild of Craftsmen’s biennial exhibition highlighting the best that the South West has to offer from a group of the freshest, most exciting emerging makers working in photography, print, wood, textiles, glass, ceramics, jewellery and resin; at Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon until 27 Feb.

Egon Schiele: Women – more than 45 extraordinary works by the Austrian artist previously unseen in the UK, at Richard Nagy Ltd, 22 Old Bond Street, London W1 until 4 Mar. 020 7262 6400

Romi Behrens – Toucan and Friends, at illustration cupboard, 22 Bury Street, London SW1 until 2 Mar.

Conjuring Colour from the Dark of Winter – an exhibition in a 15th century manor house of paintings, ceramics, photography, sculpture, jewellery and prints by Wessex artists, at Blackmore Farm, Blackmore Lane, Cannington, Bridgwater, Somerset until 27 Feb. 01278 653442