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, (www.tate.co.uk/liverpool)
Vladimir Yankilevsky “Anatomy of Feelings”. The exhibition will include triptychs, paintings and collages made over the last 48 years. Mall Galleries, The Mall, London SW1. 23rd February- 7th March. 0207 801 9421.
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 from 24 Feb-23 May. 020 7563 9500
Netsuke: Japanese Art in Miniature at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge from 23 Feb-30 May. 01223 332900
Ursula Leach: Homeland – recent paintings and prints at The Art Stable, Child Okeford, Blandford, Dorset from 27 Feb-27 Mar. 01258 863866
Royal Watercolour Society 2010 competition – paintings on show at Bankside Gallery, 48 Hopton Street, London SE1 from 23 Feb-11 Mar. www.banksidegallery.com
Ørnulf Opdahl, Mood Paintings of the North. One of Norway’s most distinguished landscape painters, Opdahl’s mood paintings of the North, with their colours like dying embers of a fire, often have a sense of imminence. However, his potentially menacing landscapes can also resemble paradise on earth, of winter nights emanating light, of skies irradiated by stars; a cosmic reminder of infinity and an intimation of mortality. 26 Feb-9 Apr at University Gallery and Baring Wing, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle. 0191 227 4424
Fans: War & Peace. The sight, on television over the last few years, of our brave troops going into battle has inspired The Fan Museum to look more closely into the subject of fans with a military theme. 8th October – 28th February 2010. The Fan Museum, 12 Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London, SE10 8ER. www.fan-museum.org.
Building and Making the New Ashmoleon to coincide with the re-opening of the Oxford museum after its multi-million pound redevelopment on 7 Nov. Until 28 Feb. 01865 278000.
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 until 27th February 2010.
Eric Gill: Sacred and Profane. The exhibition explores how the seemingly irreconcilable contradictions of the sacred and the profane were reflected in his work. At the Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant. Chichester until 28th February 2010. www.pallant.org.uk.
Going Dutch: Golden Age Treasures from the Holburne and Barber Collections. 13th November 2009 – 28th February 2010. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TS. www.barber.org.uk
The Conversation Piece: Scenes of Fashionable Life at The Queen’s Gallery, Buckingham Palace, London Until 14 February
Henry Moore Sheep, Henry Moore’s much-loved sheep etchings along with related sculpture and found objects. Saffron Walden Museum (www.saffronwaldenmuseum.org) 12th September – 21st February 2010.
Design Real. Serpentine’s first exhibition devoted to contemporary design, curated by leading designer Konstantin Grcic. 26th November – 7th February 2010. The Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, London, W2 3XA. www.serpentinegallery.org.
Beware of Embroidery: A new exhibition that features the work of five international contemporary artists who use embroidery as a medium to communicate their ideas and visions. PM Gallery and House, Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, Ealing, London W5 SEQ. 15th January- 27th February. 020 8567 1227.
Paper Works, Yvonna Demczynska: An exhibition featuring international artists who harness the sensitivity of hand-made objects through paper. The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon. 16th January- 28th February. 01626 832223.
Sophie Benson: Vanishing Points. Paintings spanning from the last five years, including the Floating Island Series. King Place Gallery, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. 15th January- 26th February. 0207 520 1485.
Burnt Offerings- Jason Watson: An exhibition of bronzes and ceramics. Pangolin, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. 13th January- 28th February. 020 7520 1480.
Theodore Mendez: The Late 1950’s and Early 1960’s. Whitfield Fine Art, First Floor, 23 Dering Street, London, W1S 1AW. 3rd February- 26th February. 020 7355 0040.
Recent Paintings by Alan Knight: The newest collection of paintings featuring his signature style. At Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art Ltd, 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 6WA until 27th February. www.wendyjlevy-art.com.
Alexandra Knubley: New Paintings. The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ until 27th February. 0131 558 1200.
William McTaggart: A Centenary Exhibition. Marking one hundred years since the death of one of Scotland’s most famous landscape painters. The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6HZ until 27th February. 0131 558 1200.
Andrew Gifford: Budapest. John Martin Gallery, 38 Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4JG. 2nd February – 28th February. www.jmlondon.com.
Robert Tavener: The Horse Guards Series. A collection of prints made in the 1960s whilst Tavener was working on a poster commission for London Transport. Emma Mason Gallery, 3 Cornfield Terrace, Eastbourne, East Sussex. BN21 4NN. 6th February – 27th February. www.emmamason.co.uk.
George Dannatt (1915-2009): A Lifetime of Art at Osborne Samuel, 23a Bruton Street, London W1 17-28 Feb. 020 7493 7939
Christopher Riisager – an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and prints at the Summerleaze Gallery, East Knoyle, Salisbury from 15 – 28 Feb. 01747 830790
Alec Miller – exhibition on the Arts & Crafts sculptor on throughout Feb at the Court Barn Museum, Church Street, Chipping Campden, Gloucs as part of its new From our Collections series of exhibitions. www.courtbarn.org.uk
Ørnulf Opdahl, Mood Paintings of the North. One of Norway’s most distinguished landscape painters, Opdahl’s mood paintings of the North, with their colours like dying embers of a fire, often have a sense of imminence. However, his potentially menacing landscapes can also resemble paradise on earth, of winter nights emanating light, of skies irradiated by stars; a cosmic reminder of infinity and an intimation of mortality. 27th November – 26th February 2010. Kings Place Gallery, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG. www.kingsplace.co.uk.