Recommended exhibitions week beginning January 26

New works by David Tress at Boundary Gallery, 98 Boundary Road, London NW8 from 23 Jan-28 Feb.  020 7624 1126

Michael Coulter Watercolours & 30th Anniversary Printmakers Show – The gallery’s most popular artist combines with selected gallery printmakers at The John Russell Contemporary Art Gallery, 4 – 6 Wherry Lane, Ipswich, from 26th January – 7th March. 01473 212051.

Age of Experience: a new exhibition in 3 galleries displaying works of 16 British artist-makers who have had an unparalleled impact on the development of European applied art over the last half-century.  At Ruthin Craft Centre, The Centre for Applied Arts, Park Road, Rutin, Denbighshire until 29 Mar. 01824 704774

Treasures from the V&A 400 – 1600 AD, Millenium Gallery, Sheffield. 29 January – 25 May.

Northern Lights to Illuminate Spring, a collection of 19th Century landscape paintings from Sweden’s leading public art collection. The first show of its type ever mounted by a British gallery.  27 January – 31 May. The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TS. 0121 414 7333

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Henry Moore Textiles at Dovecot, the new gallery space at Dovecot Studios, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh until 31st Jan 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

The Blues Anthology, a photographic portrait of the icons whose music was to inform the sound of all popular music thereafter, until 1st Feb at Proud Camden, The Horse Hospital, The stables market, Chalk Farm road, London, NW1 8AH.

Impressionism and Scotland is at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow until 1 February.  0141 276 9590

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

Rachel Whiteread – Following on from Mark Wallinger, Rachel Whiteread has created a billboard for this public art series, shown on the outside of the gallery. Her contribution is based on her work. Ingleby Gallery, 15 Calton Road, Edinburgh, until 31st January. 0131 556 4441

Terry Frost: Colour, Collage and Constructions  – Large paintings, some of them previously unseen, collages, constructions, sculptures and sketchbooks by Sir Terry Frost (1915 – 2003) go on display alongside items from his studio. Museum of Reading, Belgrave Street, Reading, until 1st February. 01189 399800.

Northern Stars and Southern Lights: The Golden Age of Finnish Art 1870-1920 at the National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin until Feb 1.  01661 5133

Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life 1990-2005. This exhibition will draw together well-known assignments and rarely seen personal work from one of the world’s best-known and controversial portrait photographers at the National Portrait Gallery until 1 Feb  

Paintings by Gordon Bryce at The Scottish Gallery, 16 Dundas Street, Edinburgh until 31 January.  0131 558 1200

Henry Moore Textiles at Dovecot, 10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh. Until 31st January.