Recommended art exhibitions

Magnificence of the Tsars – Ceremonial Men’s Dress of the Russian Imperial Court 1721-1917 from the collection of the Moscow Kremlin Museums at the V & A Museum, London from 10 Dec-2 Mar.  

Works by Martin Mooney ranging from still lifes inspired by Dutch 17th century paintings to landscapes of the West of Ireland – a selling exhibition at Portland Gallery, 8 Bennet Street, London SW1 until 23 Dec.  020 7493 1888

St Mark by Frans Hals, on public view for the first time in 30 years at Colnaghi, 15 Old Bond Street, London SW as the centrepiece of a “Picture in Focus” exhibition on show until 30th Jan 2009.  020 7491 7408

Neapolitan Paintings at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, London SE21 until 14 Jun 2009.  020 8693 5254

Winter Exhibition of new paintings by Kitty North at Swan Mead Gallery, 1-4 Swan Mead, Bermondsey, London SE1 until 20th Jan.  By appointment – 020 7394 0733

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Hallelujah: the British Choral Tradition – an exhibition of musical masterpieces, including manuscripts written in composers’ own hand, to celebrate 1,000 years of British Choral tradition.  Special focus on Purcell, Handel, Haydn and Mendelssohn, who all have anniversaries in 2009.  At the Bodleian Library, Oxford until Apr 25 2009.  
A selection of British Colour Linocuts from the Grosvenor School of Modern Art at The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London W1 until 29 Jan 2009.  020 7734 1732

Oleg Vassiliev: Recent Works – luminous landscapes by the septuagenarian Russian artist at Faggionato Fine Arts, 40 Albemarle Street, London W1 until 23 Jan 2009.


Two exhibitions at Compton Verney, Warwickshire: Masquerade and Spectacle; The Circus and the Travelling Fair in the work of Jack B Yeats; also Oskar Kokoschka: Exile and New Home 1938-1980.  Until 14 Dec. 01926 645540

From Romantic To The Best of British, the exhibition will include fine 19th century continental and Victorian paintings and Modern British works by such well-known names as L.S. Lowry, Sir Kyffin Williams, Helen Bradley and David Shepherd. 5th – 13th Dec at the Willow Gallery, 40 Duke St, St James’s, SW1

From Sickert to Gertler: Modern British Art from Boxted House is at Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury, Suffolk until 13 December.

Boucher and Chardin: Masters of Modern Manners at the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow until 13 Dec.  0141 330 5431

Roger Hilton – oils, drawings and gouaches at Beaux Arts, 22 Cork Street, London SW until 18 Dec.  020 7437 5799