The best art to see this week – June 14

Architects Build Small Spaces. Seven architects at the forefront of experimental design have been commissioned by the V & A to create their first built structures in the UK. From 15th June – 30th August. At The V & A Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2LR. 020 7942 2000

The Courtauld Collects: 20 Years of Acquisitions. From 17th June – 19th September. This display will explore the special additions to The Courtauld’s collection since the gallery moved to Somerset House twenty years ago, including works from Turner and Constable to Ingres, Degas, Rodin and Seurat. It will also unveil an important new acqusition: Joshua Reynold’s ‘Cupid and Psyche’. At The Courtauld Gallery, The Courtauld Institiute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN. 020 7848 2526

Surreal Friends: Leonora Carrington, Remedios Varo and Kati Horna. Three major international exhibitions celebrating the work of leading women Surrealists. From 19th June to 12th September 2010. At Pallant House Gallery, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1TJ. From 19th June – 12th September 2010. 01243 774557.

Gwen John paintings and drawings, and British and French paintings, drawings, prints & sculpture at Browse & Darby, 19 Cork Street, London W1S 3LP until 7 July.  020 7734 7984

Summer Group Show, including works by Sallie Wakley, Wilf Roberts, Gordon Stuart, Catrin Williams and Gareth Thomas, Julia Jones and Louisa Theunissen, at Jamandic Fine Art, 22 Bridge Street Row, Chester from 17 Jun-16 July  01244 312822

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The Outer-Space Company exhibition of contemporary sculpture & design for the garden at Beckley, Oxfordshire from 13-27 June by appointment.  07941 543709

Francis Alys: A Story of Deception at Tate Modern, London from 15 June to 5 Sep.  020 7887 8888

Light on the Landscape – works by Ana Bianchi, Oona Campbell, Henrie Haldane and Bridget Macdonald at Moncrieff-Bray Gallery, Woodruffs Farm, Egdean, Petworth, West Sussex until 26 June.

Harry Fane’s Summer Exhibition – the Gem Palace of Jaipur at 13 Duke Street London SW1 from 15 -30 June.  07870 690645

Rosie Sanders “Flowering” at Jonathan Cooper Park Walk Gallery, 20 Park Walk, London SW10 until 26 June.

Exhibition and open day at Chapel of All Saints, Wardour Castle on Sat 19 June, 10am-6pm.

Paintings from Parallel Paths – recent paintings by Emma Dunbar and Fiona Millais at the Jerram Gallery, Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset from 18 Jun to 7 Jul.  01935 815261

The Best of Scottish Contemporary Art, the Fleming Collection’s first selling exhibition at the Fleming Collection 13 Berkeley Street, London W1 from 16 jun to 4 Sep.  020 7409 5730

Broadway Arts Festival, including exhibition of work of John Singer Sargent at Trinity House, 67 High Street, Broadway until 20 June.

New Silk Road – Basso & Brooke showcase capsule collection of Uzbekistan inspired fabric prints at Design Museum Tank, Shad Thames, London SE1 from 16 Jun to 24 Aug.

Jo Taylor – paintings and drawings of horses at Lena Boyle Fine Arts, 1 Earl Court Gardens, London SW5 until 18 Jun.  020 7259 2700

Andy Warhol – From Drawings to Screenprints, a creative process, at Hay Hill Gallery, 5a Cork Street, London W1 until 17 July.

John Hoyland – new work at the Lemon Street Gallery, Truro, Cornwall until 3 July.

Watercolour in Britain: Tradition and Beyond, featuring significant and rarely seen works by artists including Turner, William Blake, Edward Burra at Museums Sheffield: Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, Sheffield from 17 Jun to 5 Sep.

Paintings and limited edition prints by Mary Ann Rogers at Leam Studio, West Woodburn, Hexham, Northumberland on weekends of 19-20 and 26-27 June.

Royal Collection book and touring exhibition celebrating photographs of Roger Fenton and Julia Margaret Cameron, at Aberdeen Art Gallery until 21 Aug.  020 7839 1377

Adrian Morris (192902004) – works on paper and paintings: a retrospective, at The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London W1 until 29 July.  020  7734 1732

Silkscreen prints by Sir Peter Blake and Sandra Blow at Wendy J Levy Gallery, 17 Warburton Street, Didsbury, Manchester until 3 July.

Joseph Yoakum (1890-1972) – Visionary Landscapes at The Mayor Gallery, 22a Cork Street, London W1 from 16 Jun to 31 July.

Celia Paul: Mothers, Daughters and Sisters at University Gallery and Baring Wing, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle until 16 July.  0191 227 4424

Face to Face: British Self-Portraits in the Twentieth Century – selected works from the Ruth Borchard Collection at University Gallery and Baring Wing, Northumbria University, Sandyford Road, Newcastle until 20 Aug.  0191 227 4424

Mark Wallinger (Turner Prize winner) at Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London W1 until Jul 17.  www.

Norman Adams RA – Paintings and Watercolours at Kings Place Gallery, 90 York Way, London N1 from 18 Jun to 30 Jul.  020 7520 1485

Cornelia Parker: Doubtful Sound at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead from 19 June to 5 Sep.

Celebrating the Muse: Women in Picasso’s Prints 1905-1968 at Marlborough Fine Art, 6 Albemarle Street, London W1 until 3 July.  020 7629 5161

Recent Sculpture by Sophie Dickens at Sladmore Contemporary, 32 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1 until 19 Jul.  020 7499 0365

Air Iomiaid (On Exchange) – exhibition of works produced from an ambitious education project involving 60 primary school pupils from Tollcross Primary School, Edinburgh and Bun-sgoil Shlete, Skye at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, Sleat, Isle of Skye until 25 July.

Alan Lowndes (1921-1978): A Retrospective Exhibition and book launch at Crane Kalman Gallery, 178 Brompton Road, London SW3 from 17 Jun to 31 Jul.

Annabel Gault: Recent Paintings, at The Redfern Gallery, 20 Cork Street, London W1 until 29 Jul.

The Courtauld Collects! 20 Years of Acquisitions (17 Jun-19 Sep) and Blood Tears Faith Doubt: Historical and Contemporary Encounters (17 Jun-18 Jul), both at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London WC2 .

Still Life – paintings by established and emerging young artists at Red Rag Modern Art Gallery, Brock Street, Bath from 20 Jun to 11 Jul.

Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts, London until 22 Aug.

The Life and Works of John Maclauchlan Milne at the Portland Gallery, 8 Bennet Street, London SW1 from 17 Jun to 9 Jul.  020 7493 1888


Francis Bacon: In Cinema. This exhibition will focus on Bacon’s source material and working methods, and will examine Bacon’s work in relation to film and photography. It includes oil paintings, film footage, stills and archival material from Bacon’s studio. Until 20th June. At Compton Verney, Warwickshire CV35 9HZ.  01926 645 500

Vaucluse, Ridgeway, Orkney – paintings by Philip Hughes at Francis Kyle Gallery, 9 Maddox Street, London W1. Until 17 June.

Barbara Rae RA – prints at Sir Hugh Casson Room for Friends, Royal Academy of Arts, Piccadilly, London W1 from 19 Mar-20 Jun.  202 7300 8000

David Jones (1895-1974) The Late Paintings – Mythological Studies, Chalice Paintings, Tree Drawings, Painted Inscription and Drawings of Girls from Private Collections, at Monnow Valley Arts, Middle Hunt House, Walterstone, Nr Abergavenny from 8 May – 20 June.  01873 860529

Another Country: London Painters in dialogue with Modern Italian Art. An exhibition showcasing the reaction of ten London-based contemporary painters to the work of twentieth-century Italian artists. Until 20th June. At Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, London N1 2AN. 020 7704 9531

Leo Davy (1924-1987)- A Passion to Paint – paintings from the 50s, 70s and 80s at Piano Nobile Fine Paintings, 129 Portland Road, London W11 from 18 May-18 June.

Martin Finnin – “49 Ox Hides and a Lump of Faith” – at John Martin Gallery, 38 Albemarle Street, London W1 until 19 June.

George Lewis: Arabia Beyond the Seen at Mathaf Gallery, London until 18 June.