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BRITISH MUSEUM Watercolours. The collection of the Royal Watercolour Society. 100 pictures including work by Prout, Allingham, Turner, Flint and others. And Modern graphic art in Britain. Works acquired by the museum over the last ten years with the help of the British Museum Society. Bomberg, Hepworth, Bellany and others. Great Russell St, WC1 (071-636 1555) 5 Feb to 25 Apr. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2.30- 6pm.

CAMDEN ARTS CENTRE Judith Cowan. New work using water and metal objects to produce a disarming, vertiginous experience. Arkwright Rd, NW3 (071-435 2643) 5 Feb-21 Mar. Tue-Thur 12- 8pm, Fri-Sun 12-6pm.

DULWICH PICTURE GALLERY Rembrandt's Girl at a Window. (See review opposite). College Rd, SE21 (081-693 5254) 3 Feb-25 Apr. Tue-Fri 10am-1pm, Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm.

KEW GARDENS Three botanical artists, Christabel King, Joanna A. Langhorne and Jessica Tcherpnine present paintings of plants from Africa, Asia and North America. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Rd, Richmond. (081-332 5168) 5 Feb-28 Mar. Daily 9.30-4pm.

TATE GALLERY New displays. The fourth annual re-shuffle for the Tate's collection brings out memorable masterpieces including Rodin's The Kiss and Karl Andre's infamous Equivalent VIII (better known as 'the bricks'). Themes include Tudor and Stuart painting, late 18th century group portraits, the New English Art Club, Cubism, British Post-Impressionism, Weight, Hitchens, Moore, Hepworth, Ian Hamilton Finlay and Christian Boltanski, among others. From 3 Feb. Millbank, SW1 (071-821 1313) Mon-Sat 10am-5.50, Sun 2-5.50.

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CHICHESTER Pallant House John Piper. Fascinating insight into the artist's little-known work in stage design. 9 North Pallant. (0243- 774557) 6 Feb-3 Apr. Tue-Sat 10am-5.30.

GLASGOW Hunterian Art Gallery American screenprints from the collection of Reba and Dave Williams. Includes works by Pollock, Johns, Lichtenstein, Warhol and others. Print Gallery, University of Glasgow. (041-339 8855) To 17 Apr. Mon-Sat 9.30-5pm; free.

LIVERPOOL Walker Art Gallery Old Master drawings from Holkham. Eighteen drawings bought by the museum from the recently sold collection of Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, including works by Guercino, Ribera and other 17th century Italian masters. William Brown St (051-207 0001) 4-28 Feb. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm.

OXFORD Ashmolean Museum Orovida Pissarro. Prints, drawings and paintings in a style very different from those of the artist's grand-father Camille and father Lucien. Eldon Gallery, Beaumont St (0865-278000) 2 Feb-28 Mar. Tue- Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 2-4pm.

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ANTHONY d'OFFAY Drawings and paintings by Leon Kossof. Nudes and the East End. Also John Cage. And Mario Merz. Dering St, W1 (071- 499 4100) 5 Feb-6 Mar. Mon-Fri 10am-5.30, Sat 10am-1pm.

CADOGAN CONTEMPORARY Nicola Bealing and Zoe Cameron. Surreal landscapes and figure studies with an unabashed painterliness. 108 Draycott Ave, SW3 (071-581 5451) 8-20 Feb. Mon- Thur 10am-7pm, Fri-Sat 10am-6pm.

CHRISTOPHER HULL Jason Gibalaro. Recent paintings in which figures and their surroundings are captured in abstract brushmarks. 17 Motcomb St, SW1 (071-235 0500) 3-26 Feb. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-1pm.

LONG & RYLE Ricardo Cinalli. Powerful pictures juxtaposing angels and gigantic hands and feet. 4 John Islip St, SW1 (071-834 1434) 4 Feb-19 Mar. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.

NEW ART CENTRE Representations of the figure in 20th century British sculpture. Henry Moore, Kenneth Armitage, Barbara Hepworth, Elizabeth Frink, Reg Butler and others. 41 Sloane St, SW1 (071-235 5844) 2-27 Feb. Mon- Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 11am-3pm.

PHILIP GRAHAM CONTEMPORARY ART 'Art for a Fairer World'. Exhibition of world art which celebrates the 50th anniversary of Oxfam. 9a-11 Bonhill St, EC2 (071-920 0350) 3- 27 Feb. Tue-Sat 11am-6pm.

PIKE GALLERY Susan Light. The American townscape, subtly reduced to abstraction. 145 St John's Hill, SW11 (071-223 6741) 4 Feb-7 Mar. Tue-Fri 11am-7pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm.

SALLY HUNTER FINE ART Adrian Daintrey. A chronicle of life in Britain from the 1930s to the 1950s. 11 Halkin Arcade, Motcomb St, SW1 (071-235 0934) 3-26 Feb. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm.

WATERMAN FINE ART Bernhard Vogel. Expressive, masterly watercolours of Greece, Bali, Santorini and the USA by this young Austrian artist. 74a Jermyn St, SW1 (071-839 5203) 3-27 Feb. Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 10am-4pm.

WILDENSTEIN Le Charme Feminin. Amorous suitors and deshabillee mademoiselles of the Ancien Regime are unveiled as a prelude to St Valentine's day. 147 New Bond St, W1 (071- 629 0602) 8 Feb-19 Mar. Mon-Fri 10am-5.30.

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CAMBRIDGE All Saints Church Works of art by Cambridge University students. Jesus Lane. (0223-339100) 6-12 Feb. Sat-Sun 10am-6pm, Mon-Fri 1-6pm.

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