Art exhibitions to see this week – May 17

Ernest Arthur Rowe. An exhibition of the work of the Victorian artist who specialised in painting the formal gardens of England, Scotland and Ireland. At James Harvey British Art, 15 Langton Street, Chelsea, London SW10 OJL. 020 7352 0015. From 19th -29th May.

Treasures of Lambeth Palace Library – 400th Anniversary Exhibition 1610-2010, at Lambeth Palace Library, Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 until 23 July.  0871 230 1107

Sally Gabori – “Mundamurra Ngijinda Dulk: My Island Home” – Jennifer Guerrini-Maraldi & Alcaston Gallery at The Gallery in Cork Street, 28 Cork Street, London W1 from 24 May to 5 June.

Jonathan Pointer; ‘British Game Birds’. A new exhibition of oil paintings by Wildlife & Sporting artist Jonathan Pointer, in which he depicts a wide range of British game birds including grouse, woodcock and pheasant. From 20th May – 5th June. At Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery, 20 Park Walk, London SW10 OAQ. 0207 3510 410

Picasso: Peace and Freedom. A major exhibition bringing together over 150 works by Picasso from across the world will be presented at the Tate Liverpool from 21 May to 30 August 2010, (

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Precious: Reclaiming Art and Craft: The result is produced from objects which have had a previous life. Royal pavilion and Museums, Brighton and Hove City Council, BN1 1EE. 30th January- 23rd May.

The Anderson Collection of Art Noveau: The exhibition includes jewellery, furniture, glassware and metalware. The Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich. 9th February- 23rd May. 01603 592448.

Colin Jellicoe: 50 Years painting 1960-2010. Colin Jellicoe Gallery, 82 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4QX. 23rd April- 22nd May. 0161 236 2716.

Silver in the Study: Scribing and Passing Time. The London Silver Vaults, Chancery Lane, London WC2. 8th February- 22nd May.

Paintings by Alex Lowery and Vanessa Gardiner and furniture by Petter Southall at Sladers Yard, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset from 23 May to 10 July.

Norman Parkinson (1913-1990) – Defining “The Look” – major new selling exhibition of over 50 prints, mostly vintage, at Chris Beetles Gallery, 8 & 10 Ryder Street, London SW1 from 19 May to 12 June.

Martin Finnin – “49 Ox Hides and a Lump of Faith” – at John Martin Gallery, 38 Albemarle Street, London W1 from 20 May to 19 June.

Paintings by Albert Marquet at Connaught Brown, 2 Albemarle Street, London W1 from 19 May to 26 June.  020 7408 0362

Inspired by Nature – William Morris Season at RHS Garden Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon from 20 May-30 Aug.
Vaucluse, Ridgeway, Orkney – paintings by Philip Hughes at Francis Kyle Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London W1 19 May-17 June.

Richmond Arts Society Spring Exhibition at the Vestry House, Paradise Road, Richmond upon Thames from 22 -31 May.

Gifts of the Ebb Tide: Japan and the Sea in Ukiyo-e Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge from 18 May to 15 August.

Paintings by Ann Eastman and Ceramics by Sotis Filippides at Gallery K, 101-103 Heath Street, Hampstead from 23 May to 20 June. 

A Hebridean Light – Paintings by John Lowrie Morrison at The Air Gallery, 32 Dover Street, London W1 from 17-22 May.  07763 789112

Ceri Richards – The Poetic Imagination – at Jonathan Clark & Co, 18 Park Walk, London SW10 until 29 May.

Alisa Tingley – Exhibition of Contemporary Botanical Art (John Adams Fine Art), Ebury Gallerys, 200 Ebury Street, London SW1 from 24-28 May.  020 7730 8999

The Magic and Poetry of Everyday Life: Paintings Past and Present from the New English Art Club at Messum’s, 8 Cork Street, London W1 from 19 May to 13 June.


Edwin La Dell: Lithographs. At the Emma Mason Gallery, 3 Cornfield Terrace, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN21 4NN. Until 22nd May.

The Artist’s Studio, featuring paintings by Cezanne, Gertler and Gwen John and photographs by Bruce Bernard, Gautier Deblonde and Perry Ogden, an easel from the studio of Joshua Reynolds and painting equipment belonging to Turner.  On at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Until May 23.

The Anderson Collection of Art Nouveau at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Until May 23.

New display of ten oils and two watercolours, the finest group of works by Paul Delaroche outside France, to complement the major exhibition Painting History:Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey at the National Gallery.  At the Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1 until 23 May.  020 7563 9500

The Printmaker’s Art – a collection of iconic prints by some of the finest European artists, including Rembrandt, Piranese, Hogarth, Manet and Whistler, at the National Gallery Complex, The Mound, Edinburgh. Until 23 May.

The Search for the Real: The Figure from Sickert to Auerbach. Paintings, drawings and prints showing how figurative artists through the 20th century approached the human form, both clothed and nude. Includes works by Andrews Auerbach, Bomberg, Coldstream, Minton, Rego and Sicket. Until 23rd May 2010. At Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex, P019 1TJ.  01243 774557.

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 until 29 May. 01892 839039

Paintings by George Devlin at Portland Gallery, 8 Bennet Street, London SW1 6-21 May.

Angela Barrett’s illustrations for Paul Gallico’s The Snow Goose at The Illustration Cupboard, Bury Street, London until 24 May