See the best art in August

East Anglian Printmakers: Original Prints by Gallery Printmakers – This comprehensive and handmade selection of etchings, lithographs, screenprints, linocuts and woodcuts come from respected artists such as Charles Bartlett, Richard Bawden, John Brunsdon, Michael Carlo, Bernard Cheese, Constance Stubbs, Glynn Thomas, Elizabeth Morris, Joan Hodes, Claire Lambert and Judith Lockie. At 4-6 Wherry Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk, until 15th September.

Dorothy Bohm: Seeing and Feeling – Dorothy Bohm has been taking pictures for over 70 years. The black and white and colour prints in the current exhibition are drawn from A World Observed, the first comprehensive retrospective of Dorothy Bohm’s work. They are supplemented by a substantial number of the jewel-like polaroids she took between 1980 and 1982. Private view: 28th July. At 63 Margaret Street, London. 30th July until 29th September.

Yorkshire Landscape: An Exhibition of Paintings, Prints & Sculpture – This exhibition includes paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture. Artists include Norman Adams, Anna Adams, David Cook, Annie Farrer, Frank Gordon, Peter Hicks, Katharine Holmes, Emerson Maayes, Janet Swailes, Margaret Uttley and Marjan Wouda. At Linton Court Gallery, Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire. 25th August until 3rd November.

At the Foot o’ Yon Excellin’ Brae – At Kenneth Street, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. From 18th August to 29th September. Open Monday to Saturday 10.00am to 8.30pm.

‘Tony Cragg at Exhibition Road’ – a major exhibition of new outdoor sculptures created by the British artist Tony Cragg for the London 2012 Festival. Five major new outdoor sculptures will take over Exhibition road and six outdoor works go on display at the V&A, the Science Museum and the Natural History Museum. At Exhibition Road, London, SW1. 25th August until 25th November.

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Rosemary Taylor: Athletes: Action: Art – A retrospective exhibition of paintings by Rosemary Taylor. At 50 Redchurch Street, London. Private View only: 24th July 18.00 until 20.00hrs.

Norfolk & Norwich Festival – Norfolk hosts two international performances as part of the London 2012 Festival. Tickets now on sale for Robert Wilson’s Walking and Circa and I Fagiolini’s How Like An Angel. A stretch of North Norfolk’s wild and stunning coastline is to be transformed in Walking – a project led by the world renowned visual artist and theatre director, Robert Wilson. Norwich Cathedral’s medieval nave will provide the backdrop for the UK premiere of How Like An Angel – where Circa’s contemporary circus skills will be performed to the exquisite sounds of Renaissance choral music from I Fagiolini. This 12 week nationwide celebration running from 21st June until 9th September will bring together leading artists from across the world with the very best from the UK.

John Bellany at 70 – oils, watercolours and drawings in a birthday show preceding a major retrospective opening at the Scottish National Gallery Edinburgh in the autumn. At Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh until Sep 4.

Antony Gormley: Still Standing – at White Cube, Hoxton, London until 15 September.

Avant-Garde to Non-Conformism: 20th century Russian Émigré Art
at Aktis Gallery, London until Nov 17.

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FBA Futures: Showcasing the Federation of British Artists’ pick of the 2012 art degree shows – The exhibition will include work selected by Presidents of FBA Societies and members of the Academic Board. Work was chosen from a number of schools including Kingston University, Norwich College of Arts, The Art Academy and University of the Arts, London. At The Mall, London SW1. Private View: 21st August. Until 25th August.

The Bar-Tur Award Exhibition Private View – This exhibition showcases winning images taken by students from the 2011 and 2012 Bar-Tur Award, from Briony Campbell’s moving images of her father’s last days, to Blaise Chatelain’s exuberant image of his friend flying across a lake. At Paradise Row, 74 Newman street, London. Until 25th August.

Quentin Blake Exhibition – an exhibition of five groups of pictures including the Green Ship, at RHS Garden, Rosemoor, Great Torrington, Devon. Until 27 August.

Ten Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration, at Ulster Museum, Belfast. Until 27 August.

Art In Our Time – this exhibition brings together for the first time paintings and sculpture by artists including Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, R W Nevinson and Stanley Spencer, acquired by Leeds Art Fund. One of the UK’s oldest regional supporting agencies for the visual arts the Fund have made a significant contribution to what is recognised as one of the best collections of fine and decorative arts in Britain and ‘Art in Our Time’ celebrates their centenary. At Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds. Until 26 August. /

Fiona Rae: Maybe you can live on the moon in the next century – 17 paintings from the past decade. The exhibition starts at a time when Rae’s paintings had begun to reference a world keyed to the computer screen, echoing in painterly analogues many of the new visual conventions familiar to a post-Photoshop generation. At Leeds Art Gallery, The Headrow, Leeds. Until 26 August.

Facing the Music – 20th-century portraits of British composers in collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery, at The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham. Until 27 August.

Views of York – featuring over 100 stunning views of York, including paintings, watercolours, ceramics and photographs. At Fairfax House, York. Until 31 August.

The English Prize: The Capture of the Westmorland, an episode of the Grand Tour, at the Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford. Until 27 August.

Adrian Berg: A Memorial Exhibition – an exhibition in memory of the landscape painter Adrian Berg, best known for his depictions of parks and gardens. At Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex. Until 30 September.

John Caple: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – a cycle of paintings completed to coincide with the Glyndebourne Festival, which includes The Fairy Queen as part of its 2012 season. At Mildmay Gallery, Glyndebourne, Lewes, East Sussex. Until 26 August.

Nancy Holt – an exhibition including over 100 photographs from 1967 onwards, many seen for the first time in public. At Haunch of Venison, 103 New Bond Street, London W1S. Until 25 August.

Ralph Fleck – an exhibition of new paintings at Purdy Hicks Gallery, 65 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1. Until 24 August.

Bruce Beasley – cubic structures that demonstrate the artist’s mastery of form, mass and geometry, sometimes even seeming to defy gravity. At Pangolin, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1. Until 25 August.

In the Moment: The Sports Photography of Tom Jenkins – at Kings Place Gallery, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1. Until 24 August.

The Mechanical Hand: 25 Years of Printmaking at Paupers Press – a survey of the breadth and diversity of artists’ involvement with the printed multiple image through one of the UK’s most prominent collaborative print studios. At University Gallery, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Until 24 August.

Summer Mixed Exhibition at Wendy J Levy Contemporary Art Gallery, 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester from 6 July to 25 Aug.

Frank Bowling – Recent Small Works at Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, 11 Princelet Street, Spitalfields, London E1 from 6 July to 31 Aug.

An exhibition of sculpture, collage, printmaking and painting by South Shropshire based artists, Sue Cambell and Angela Martin. Sue’s work takes inspiration from organic forms and the relationship between art and science. Angela is inspired by colour, line, landscape and vegetation. Also, an eclectic mix of Welsh and English townscapes painted by Amanda Skipsey, an artist and illustrator based in Wales. At Ludlow Assembly Rooms, 1 Mill Street Ludlow Shropshire from 13 Jul to 31 Aug.

Gravity and Disgrace – Works by Rachel Howard, Amelia Newton Whitelaw and Jane Simpson at BlainSouthern, 21 Dering Street, London W1 from 11 Jul to 25 Aug.

The Summer Exhibition
– a show of works by the gallery’s artists, including Bill Bate, Michael Bennallack Hart, Tony de Wolf, Liz Ellis, Michael Kidd, Matthew Simmonds and Graeme Wilcox, at Medici Gallery, 5 Cork Street, London W1 from 10 Jul to 30 Aug.

A Celebration of Nature Through the Seasons by Laura Blackwood – a month-by-month exploration of the countryside, which took  five years to complete. Through this beautifully detailed and comprehensive study Laura hopes to inspire a deeper appreciation of the beauty of nature and the significance of our essential place in it. At Bridge View Gallery, 1 North Esplanade West, Aberdeen 5 July – 31 August and Glasgow University, St. Andrew’s Gallery, St. Andrew’s Building, 11 Eldon Street, Glasgow 15th – 29th October Tel. 0141 330 3403

Summer Fundraiser Exhibition with works donated by artists such as Emma Dunbar and Fiona Millais, as well as jewellery by Guy Royle and Ruta Brown, at New Ashgate Gallery, Waggon Yard, Farnham until 31 Aug.

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