Best mid-July art to see

Week Beginning 19th July

The Loneliness of Lowry. Known for his northern industrial landscapes, the exhibition will examine a different side of L.S. Lowry, depicting his mysterious bleak landscapes, desolate seascapes and derelict buildings. The artist cites his inherent loneliness as one of the main influences of his work. From 17th July – 30th October. At Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 5AL. 01539 722464

Roman to English: The Migration of Forms in Early Northumberland, at Gallery 4, Henry Moore Institute, 74 The Headrow, Leeds until 10 Oct.

Still Life – paintings by established and emerging young artists at Red Rag Modern Art Gallery, Brock Street, Bath until 11 Jul.

Volcano – Turner to Warhol – celebrating the extraordinary artistic outpourings that volcanic eruptions have triggered over the past 5 centuries, including works by Joseph Wright, J M W Turner and Andy Warhol, with important loans from public and private collections around the world.  At Compton Verney, Warwickshire from 24 Jul-31 Oct.  01296 645500

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Natural Selection – major solo exhibition of work by glass artist Tolly Nason at Zest Gallery, Roxby Place, London SW6 from 22 Jul-3 Sep.

Poul Webb in Kerala at Francis Kyle Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London W1 until 16 Sep.  020 7499 6870

David Worthington sculpture with paintings by Simon Garden, Alfred Stockham and Stephen Jacobson and furniture by Petter Southall at Sladers Yard, West Bay, Bridport, Dorset until 12 Sep.

Exhibition of stone and bronze sculpture by Michael Cooper at Pangolin London, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 until 21 Aug.  020 7520 1480

Centenary Exhibition featuring the late Joy Adamson’s botanical paintings at Nature in Art (museum and art gallery), Wallsworth Hall, Twigworth, Gloucs from 27 Jul to 5 Sep.  020 8748 0116

The Queen’s Year – a special exhibition at the Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace, London, from 27 Jul to 1 Oct.

In Camera – Snowdon and the World of British Art at The Lightbox, Chobham Road, Woking, Surrey from 20 Jul to 26 Sep. 01483 737800

Stories Without Words – paintings and prints by Nicola Slattery at i2art gallery, Church Street, Saffron Walden, Essex until 11th Sep.  01799 668211

Edwin Smith -(1912-1971) – images by the great architectural and topographical photographer at Chris Beetles Gallery, 8 and 10 Ryder Street, St James’s, London until 31 July.  020 7839 7551

The Long Dark – exploring medievalism in contemporary art through the works of Eva Berendes, Simon Bill, Alexandra Bircken, Nicholas Byrne, Raphael Danke, Peter Linde Busk, Kalin Lindena, Maria Loboda and Bernd Ribbeck, at Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge until 19 Sep.  01223 748100

Acts of Mercy – Four important paintings by Cayley Robinson, commissioned for the Middlesex Hospital, seen here alongside works by Piero della Francesca, Botticelli and Puvis de Chavannes, at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2 until 17 Oct.

Paul Nash and Fay Godwin – photographs by the celebrated painter Paul Nash seen alongside photos by Fay Gowin, both focussing on the British landscape. At Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery, Surrey Street, Sheffield from 21 Jul to 14 Nov.

Polly Morgan – Psychopomps – at Haunch of Venison, 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1 until 25 Sep.

Songlines 22 – season of ground-breaking Aboriginal Art exhibitions at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 28 Charlotte Street, London W1 until 4 Sep. and at Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, 2a Conway Street, Fitzroy Square, London W1 until 7 Aug.

Frank Bowling RA – latest works at Rollo Contemporary Art, 51 Cleveland Street, London W1 until 3 Sep.

Scottish Artists in the Cotswolds, featuring still lifes by Frank Colcough, Emma Davis and Liz Knox, figure painting by Damian Callan, Denise Findlay, Sophie McKay-Knight and Ian McWhinnie and landscapes, townscapes and seascapes by Mary Batchelor, George Birrell, Marion Thomson and Tom Watt.  At Red Reg Gallery, Stow on the Wold until 29 Aug.  01451 832563


Caravaggio’s Friends & Foes. An exhibition marking the 400th anniversary of his death. It will feature important paintings by friends, followers and enemies of Caravaggio, including Louis Finson, Giovanni Baglione, Simon Vouet. Until 23rd July. At Whitfield Fine Art, 23 Dering Street, First Floor, London W1S 1AW. 020 7355 0040

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

Mark Adlington, Animals of Arabia at John Martin Gallery, 38 Albemarle Street, London W1 from 24 June to 24 July.

Caravaggio’s Friends & Foes’.  Whitfield Fine Art. From 27th May – 23rd July. 23 Dering Street London. Tel; +442073550040

Paintings by Terry Setch: Lavernock at Art Space Gallery, 84 St Peter’s Street, London N1 from 25 Jun to 24 July.  020 7359 7002

Fra Angelico to Leonardo: Italian Renaissance drawings. This major exhibition will bring together the finest group of Italian Renaissance drawings to be seen in this country for over seventy years. Until 25th July. British Museum, Great Russel Street, London, WC1B 3DG.

Richard Deacon: The Inside – new 3d work by the artist/sculptor at the New Art Centre, Roche Court, East Winterslow, Salisbury until 25 July.

Adrian Morris (192902004) – works on paper and paintings: a retrospective, at The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London W1 until 29 July.  020  7734 1732

Air Iomiaid (On Exchange) – exhibition of works produced from an ambitious education project involving 60 primary school pupils from Tollcross Primary School, Edinburgh and Bun-sgoil Shlete, Skye at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye until 25 July.

Annabel Gault: Recent Paintings, at The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London W1 until 29 Jul.

Tord Boontje: The Lacemaker at Marsden Woo Gallery, 17-18 Great Sutton Street, London EC1 from 24 Jun to 31 Jul.