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BANKSIDE GALLERY The Atelier 17 Connection. Examines the influence of Stanley William Hayter's Paris and New York print workshops of the 1930s-1950s which established important contacts between English artists, the Ecole de Paris and Greenwich Village. Includes works by Saunier, Yamamoto, Rothenstein and others. 48 Hopton st, SE1 (071-928 7521) 13 Aug-6 Sept. Tue 10am-8pm, Wed-Sat 10am- 5pm, Sun 1-5pm; pounds 2, conc pounds 1.

BARBICAN CENTRE John Heartfield. Works by the German Dada photomontage master perhaps best known for his satirical anti-Nazi pieces. Level 8, Silk St, 13 Aug-18 Oct. Mon, Wed-Sat 10am-6.45pm, Tue 10am-5.45pm, Sun 12-6.45pm; pounds 4.50, pounds 2.50 conc.

LONDON PRINT WORKSHOP Mono-prints by Maggie Jennings. Flowers, portraits and nude studies by the professional wrestler. 421 Harrow Rd, W10. 10 Aug-31 Sept. Mon-Fri 10am- 6pm, Sat 1-5pm.

RIBA Tsugumi Ota. Stone sculptures which explore universal themes of the cyclical nature of birth, death and rebirth. The Sculpture Court, 66 Portland Place, W1 (071-609 7187) 11 Aug-9 Oct. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.

WOODLANDS ART GALLERY Original prints from Europe. 200 prints from Britain, France, Germany and the Netherlands, including works from the artists of Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17 (See Bankside Gallery, above). 90 Mycenae Rd, SE3 (081-858 5847) 15 Aug-13 Sept. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2- 5pm.

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EDINBURGH National Gallery of Scotland Dutch Art and Scotland. Explores the connection between the two countries from the 17th century. Rembrandt, Cuyp, Hals, Vermeer and others. The Mound (031-556 8921) 13 Aug- 18 Oct. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm.

MACHYNLLETH, MID WALES Tabernacle Cultural Centre Graham Arnold. Retrospective for this founder member of the Brotherhood of Ruralists. Heol Penrallt (0654-702128) To 30 Aug. Daily 10am-5pm.

RICHMOND, SURREY Old Town Hall Naomi Wright. Paintings and drawings by this talented young artist. Nudes, portraits and still-lifes hang alongside architectural studies. Riverside Rm (081-891 7162) 11 Aug-12 Sept.

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FRANCIS KYLE Paintings by Hugh Barnden. 9 Maddox St, W1 (071- 499 6870) 11 Aug-3 Sept. Mon-Fri 10am- 6pm, Sat 11am-5pm.

REBECCA HOSSACK Small paintings from Papunya Tula. Better-than-average examples of Australian aboriginal dot painting. 35 Windmill St, W1 (071- 409 3599) 11 Aug-26 Sept.

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EDINBURGH Flying Colours Gallery Caroline Buchanan. Evocative, draughtsmanlike watercolour depictions of Edinburgh and the Highlands. 35 William St (031-225 6776) 13-29 Aug Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm.

EDINBURGH The Scottish Gallery Impressive 150th anniversary exhibition for this renowned gallery founded in 1842. The exhibits read like a Who's Who of Scottish art: McCulloch, Bough, Herdman, Orchardson, McTaggart, Walton, Crawhall, Cameron, Peploe, Fergusson, Hunter, Cadell, Cowie, Gillies, Redpath, Mactaggart, Eardley, Philipson, Houston, Blackadder, Morrocco, Bellany, Davie, McLean, Howson and others. 94 George St (031-225 5955) To 9 Sept. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm

EDINBURGH Bourne Fine Art Paintings of the Highlands by 19th-century English watercolourist Daniel Finch hang alongside those by indigenous artists: McCulloch, McTaggart, Houston, Cadell and others. 4 Dundas St (031- 557 4050). From 14 Aug.

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