Best art exhibitions for the week ahead

Edward Seago 1910-1974, A Centenary Celebration. Richard Green is celebrating the centenary of the birth of the distinguished landscape artist Edward Seago with an exhibition of forty-two oils and watercolours spanning his career. At Richard Green, 147 New Bond Street, London from 27th January to 27th February 2010.

Chris Ofili. Works selected for the exhibition include signature pieces from the 1990s, such as Afrodizzia 1996, The Holy Virgin Mary (1996) and Blossom (1997). 27th January – 16th May. Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG.

New Paintings, New Directions: Robert Innes. 54 The Gallery, Shepherd Market, London, W1. 25th January- 31st January.

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.

Pierre Bergian Interiors – paintings at Purdy Hicks, 65 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 from 29 Jan-23 Feb.

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Exhibition of 40 masterworks from the Museum’s collection, including a newly unveiled gouache by Marc Chagall – ‘Apocalypse in lilac, Capriccio’ (1945), at the Ben Uri Museum Collection, 108A Boundary Road, St Johns Wood, London until 31 Jan.  020 7604 3991

David Chipperfield  – Form Matters. This amazing exhibition celebrates his work for the first time in the UK and spans his entire career to date. 21st October – 31st January. Design Museum, Shad Thames, London SE1 2YD. 020 7940 8790. www,

Can art save us? Is the first in a series of three exhibitions at Museums Sheffield which will draw on the ideas and insights of critic, author, artist and scholar, John Ruskin (1819-1900). 22nd October – 31 January. Museums Sheffield, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2LH, 0114 278 2664.

At the Dressing Table. A Christmas selling exhibition of jewellery and accessories for the dressing table, from the 1700’s to the 1960’s. 14th October – 30th January 2010. The London Silver Vaults, Chancery Lane, London WC2.

Building the Raj: British Architects in India at the RIBA British Architectural Library, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD until 28 Jan.  020 7307 3888

A Lifetime of Connoisseurship: Graham Pollard and the Study of the Medal. An exhibition of medals and related material spanning six centuries and many countries, in celebration of the contribution of Graham Pollard – the leading international authority on Renaissance medals in the post-War period. 27th October – 31 January 2010. Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge.  01223 332900.

Recent Acquisitions of Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge from 20 Oct until 24 Jan 2010.  01223 332900

Saltglaze – works of saltglaze pottery; selected works form Glasgow Print Studio; and paintings by Denis Peploe RSA (1914-1993) all at The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh from 6-30 Jan.  0131 558 1200

Capturing the Concept – The Sketchbooks of Sir Nicholas Grimshaw CBE PRA from 1982-2007 at the Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1 from until 31 Jan.

Design Real. Serpentine’s first exhibition devoted to contemporary design, curated by leading designer Konstantin Grcic until 7th February 2010. The Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London, W2 3XA.

Annual Winter Exhibition including works by Winifred Nicholson and Julian Trevelyan at the Wendy J Levy Gallery, Didsbury, Manchester until 30 Jan.  0161 446 4880

Damien Hirst: Nothing Matters. White Cube. 25th November- 30th January 2010. 48 Hoxton Square, London N1 6PB.

The Wendy J Levy Annual Winter Exhibition. Superb mix of artists showing paintings, drawings and sculpture. With over 40 artists and 100+ pieces of work, the gallery will be transformed into a Santa’s grotto of artwork. 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 6WA. 0161 446 4880

Earth: Art of a Changing World: a new public art commission by Marcos Lutyens and Alessandro Marianantoni on the façade of the Royal Academy of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1.  The commission is a collaboration between the RA and the National Trust.  Until 31 Jan.

Robert Adam’s Landscape Fantasies and “Dance” – a touring exhibition from the National Galleries of Scotland featuring work by Degas and others themed round the world of dance, both at Duff House, Banff until 31 Jan.

New Paintings, New Directions: Robert Innes. 54 The Gallery, Shepherd Market, London, W1. 25th January- 31st January.