Exhibitions recommended to see in February

Van Dyck and Britain at Tate Britain Linbury Galleries, Millbank, London until 17 May (see review in Country Life for Feb 18th 2009).  020 7887 8888

Recent works by Ken Howard at Richard Green, 147 New Bond Street, London until 7 Mar.  020 7493 3939

Le Corbusier – The Art of Architecture at the Barbican Art Gallery, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London EC2 from 19 Feb until 24 May.  www.barbican.org.uk (see review in Country Life for Mar 11 2009)

Treasures of the Black Death – Two extraordinary hoards of jewellery go on display in Britain for the first time at Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1 from 19th February – 10th May. 0207 563 9500.

Rural painting from a private collection of ‘Naïve Art’, presenting paintings from the largely forgotten world of ‘artisan painters’. Tate Britain, Millbank London SW1P from 23 February – 3 May  4RG  020 7887 8888

Recommended videos for you

Shah Abbas: The Remaking of Iran, a look at paintings, manuscripts, ceramics, silks and carpets on loan supported by the Iran Heritage Foundation. The British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG. 19 February – 14 June, (0)20 7323 8000/8299

Alberto Morrocco – a collection of works on paper from the artist’s estate. Panter & Hall, 9 Shepher Market, Mayfair, London, W1. From 21st January – 6th February. 020 7399 9999


Choosing the Chintz at the Geffrye Museum until 22 Feb. See review in Country Life 8 Oct 2008

Isamu oguchi – stone carvings and other works at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton Hall, West Bretton until 22 Feb 2009.  01924 832631

Dalou in England – Portraits of Womanhood (1871-1879) by the French sculptor Jules Dalou (Rodin’s contemporary) at Gallery 4, Henry Moore Institute, The Headrow, Leeds until 22 Feb 2009

The Newcastle Group 1984 – 2009 –University Gallery and Baring Wing, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne from 9th January – 20th February.

Sisely in England and Wales at the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London until 22 Feb.