Exhibitions to see in mid May

Bee watercolours at Easton Walled Gardens May is the month for garden enthusiasts, and Easton Walled Gardens in Lincolnshire offers the ideal place to explore the spring flora in all its glory. Visit over the end-of-May Bank Holiday weekend and see an exhibition of Val Littlewood’s incredible watercolours of wild British bees, AND have the chance to take home their own garden treats from Easton Walled Garden’s plant sale. Easton Walled Gardens, Easton,Grantham, Lincolnshire Tel: 01476 530063; info@eastonwalledgardens.co.uk www.eastonwalledgardens.co.uk

A Passion for Glass at National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh from 20 May to 11 Sep. www.nms.ac.uk

War Correspondent: reporting under fire since 1914,
telling the story and exploring the dangerous lives of major household names like John Simpson and Kate Adie, as well as pioneers of the trade since the First World War, such as Martha Gellhorn, Richard Dimbleby, Brian Hanrahan, Martin Bell and Rageh Omaar, at the Imperial War Museum, Manchester from 18 May to 2 Jan 2012. www.iwm.org.uk/north

London and the Seaside
– a selling exhibition with the work of Bawden, Ravilious and friends at Ben Pentreath Ltd, 17 Rugby Street, London WC1 until 21 May. www.benpentreath.com

The Romantic Landscape in Wales: Paintings, watercolours and prints by John Piper, Graham Sutherland and Ralph Maynard Smith, also Reg Boulton: Images of Herefordshire at Monnow Valley Arts, Herefordshire, until 26 June www.monnowvalleyarts.org

Mark Leckey at Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London 3XA from 19 May to 26 June www.serpentinegallery.org

Jeremy Annear at Messum’s 25 May until 11 June 020 7437 5545

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Works on paper, hand coloured linocuts & prints, from Osborne Samuel Modern and Contemporary Art, at 23a Bruton Street, London, W1J from 17 May until 11 June 020 7493 7939 www.osbornesamuel.com

The Secret Language of Flowers
, a group exhibition showcasing the work of eight emerging artists at Andipa Gallery, Knightsbridge SW3 until 6 June www.andipa.com

West Coast Open 7 – a selling exhibition from local and national artists at an talla soalis Ullapool Visual Arts, Market Street, Ullapool until 5 June

Egon Schiele: Women, at Richard Nagy’s new gallery on Old Bond Street from 19 May until 30 June 020 7436 6082

Richmond Art Society Spring Exhibition
at The Vestry House, Richmond, TW9 1SA from 21 May to 30 May www.richmondartsociety.com

Eva Rothschild: Hot Touch as part of The Hepworth Wakefield opening at Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire from 18 May until 9 October www.hepworthwakefield.org

Women Make Sculpture, at Pangolin London, Kings Place, N1 from 19 May until 18 June

Tate Cattistock, The Barns, Chilfrome, Dorset 21 until 30 May www.tatecattistock.co.uk

Nicola Bealing with Nick Mackman and Eddie Curtis, Beaux Arts Bath, 16 May until 11 June www.beauxartsbath.com

Paul Robinson’s ‘Brief Encounters’ at McAllister Thomas Fine Art, Godalming, from 21 May until 15 June www.mcallisterthomasfineart.co.uk  

The 2000 year old Corieltavi Silver Bowl free Exhibition at Goldsmiths Hall EC2 until July 16 www.goldmiths.co.uk


Basketry: Making Human Nature, featuring basketry from the ancient world to the present day from Western Amazonia, North America, Oceania, Africa, Japan, South East Asia and Europe, at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich until 22 May. 01603 593199

Bridget Riley: Paintings and Related Work at the National Gallery Sunley Room, Trafalgar Square, London until 22 May 2011. www.nationalgallery.org.uk (see review in Country Life 24 Nov 2010)

Olivia Clifton-Bligh -lino prints of creatures at the Cartshed Gallery, Chaldicotts Courtyard, Semley, Nr Shaftesbury, Dorset from 22 Mar to 21 May. www.thecartshedgallery.co.uk

Paintings by Susan Bower ROI, RBA at Kentmere House Gallery, 53 Scarcroft Hill, York until 26 May. 01904 656507

Mystery and Mutability – new works taking the form of a series of layered wire cocoons nestled in elegant, twisting vertical structures by Fiona Campbell, part of Art for Life – sustainable sculptures in historic venues – at Bridgwater Arts Centre, Somerset until 26 May. www.fionacampbellart.co.uk

Moments of our Time – photographs by Eddie Adams, Robert Capa, Ian Berry, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Leonard Freed, Don McCullin, James Nachtwey, Joe Rosenthal, and others capturing key historical events of the last 100 years. At Atlas Gallery, London until 28 May. www.atlasgallery.com

Annual Folk Art Exhibition
featuring a collection of engagingly individual and curious pieces at Robert Young Antiques, 68 Battersea Bridge Road, London SW11 to 21 May.  

Davina Gibbs; new paintings – Landscape, Interior and Still Life at Piers Feetham Gallery, 475 Fulham Road, London SW6 until 21 May. www.piersfeethamgallery.com

Bruce Yardley – works in oil
inspired by the tradition of English Impressionism at Llewellyn Alexander, 124-6 The Cut, Waterloo, London SE1 until 24 May. www.LlewellynAlexander.com

Gillian Jones – watercolours and original prints at Castle Gallery, 43 Castle Street, Inverness until 21 May. www.castlegallery.co.uk

New Work by Jackie Phillip and Norman Smith at the Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne until 21 May www.jerramgallery.com  

Soul – Inside & Out – recent works by 30 British artists in the garden, gallery and home at Josie Eastwood Fine Art, Lower Balldown, Northwood Park, Sparsholt, Winchester until 21 May. 01962 776677

Roger McPhail, wildlife paintings at Tryon Gallery, 7 Bury Street, St James’s, London SW1 from 10 to 20 May. www.tryon.co.uk