Recommended exhibitions from January 5

Glen Baxter, In Genetian Uproar – Flowers, 21 Cork Street, London, W1, from 7th January – 31st January. 0207 439 7766.

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

Turner in January: The Vaughan Bequest – annual display of 38 watercolours by J M W Turner at The National Gallery Complex, The Mound, Edinburgh until 31 Jan.  0131 6246 6200

Edward Burtynsky: Australian Minescapes. Chromogenic colour prints at Flowers, 82 Kingsland Road, London from 9 Jan-7 Feb.

Glen Baxter: In Gentian Uproar. Amusing work in ink and crayon at Flowers, 21 Cork Street, London from the 7-31 Jan.

Recommended videos for you

Trevor Sutton: Works on Paper at Flowers, 82 Kingsland Road, London from 9 Jan-7 Feb


Cartoons & Coronets –Osbert Lancaster at The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1 2 until 11 Jan (see review in Country Life Oct 1); 020 7563 9500           

Cold War Modern: Design 1945-70 at the V & A, Cromwell Road, London until 11 Jan.  020 7942 2000 (see review in Country Life Sep 24 2008)

The Women’s Land Army – a Portrait – tells the story of the WLA in the First and Second World Wars illustrated by original paintings and drawings created for the War Artists’ Advisory Committee.  At St. Barbe Gallery, New Street, Lymington, Hampshire until 10 Jan.  01590 676969

Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelite Vision at Manchester Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester until 11 Jan 2009.  0161 235 8888

20th Century Master Paintings – including a major collection of work by The Scottish Colourists. At Partridge Fine Art Ltd, 144 – 146 New Bond Street, London W1 from 17th December – 10th January. 0207 629 0834.