ART / Openings

PUBLIC GALLERIES: AROUND THE COUNTRY

EDINBURGH Collective Gallery Robert Carswell. Recent paintings. Colourful abstracts concerned with the idea of territory. And Paintings in a variety of styles by Robert Euman. 22-28 Cockburn St, EH1 (031- 220 1260). 12 Feb-5 Mar. Tue-Sat 11.00-5.00; free.

EDINBURGH National Gallery of Scotland A survey of the last 10 years in the continuing formation of the gallery's impressive collection of prints and drawings. Rembrandt, Turner, Parmigianino, David Allan and others. The Mound (031-556 8921). 11 Feb-17 Apr. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; free.

NORWICH Sainsbury Centre Alain Kirili. Sculpture and drawing by a French artist better known in his home country and in the USA. Sensual abstraction. University of East Anglia (0603 560060). 8 Feb-15 May. Tue-Sun 12.00-5.00; pounds 1, conc 50p.

NOTTINGHAM Angel Row Gallery Maggi Hambling. Paintings which seek to embody the spirit of the laugh. Loud, vibrant abstracts. 3 Angel Row (0602 476334). 12 Feb-12 Mar. Mon-Sat 11.00-6.00, Wed to 8.00; free.

SCARBOROUGH Crescent Arts Workshop Recent work by Sue Stockwell. Thought-provoking and hypnotic sculpture made from layer upon layer of draped paper. The Crescent (0723 351461). 8 Feb-12 Mar. Tue-Sat 10.00-1.00, 2.00-5.00; free.

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES:

LONDON

ANTHONY REYNOLDS GALLERY Georgina Starr. An exhibition which explains how the artist's obsession with a Dutch author grew into a work of art. A potted literary biography concocted from video, handwriting and astrology. 5 Dering St, W1 (071- 491 0621). 10-26 Feb. Tue-Sat 10.00-6.00

CCA GALLERIES Recent watercolours by Ilana Richardson. Searingly hot depictions of the play of sunlight on the foliage of Greek island gardens. 8 Dover St, W1 (071-499 6701). 9 Feb-5 Mar. Mon-Fri 9.30-5.30, Sat 10.00- 4.00.

THE EDGE GALLERY Matthew Stradling. Under the title 'Penetralia', the artist shows 12 paintings inspired by the erotic writings of St Theresa of Avila. An interesting exploration of the boundaries between religious and sexual ecstasy and imagery. 92 Cromer St WC1 (071-278 9755). 8 Feb-4 Mar. Mon-Fri 11.00-7.00, Sat 11.00-4.00; pounds 2.

LE CHAT NOIR Colourful abstract impressions of Venice by Sander Ort. 35 Albemarle St, W1 (071-495 6710). 9 Feb-19 Mar. Mon-Fri 11.00-7.00, Sat 11.00-5.00.

LONDON PRINT WORKSHOP Prints from the 1970s to the 1990s. Artists include Freud, Hockney, Tapies, Miro, Hoyland and others. 421 Harrow Rd (081-969 3247). 8-28 Feb. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Tue 10.00-9.00, Sat 1.00- 5.00.

MALL GALLERIES A celebration of new abstraction mounted by the recently-formed United Abstract Artists' association. The Mall, SW1 (071-258 0867). 8-16 Feb. Daily 10.00-5.00.

PORTLAND GALLERIES New paintings by Sophie Macpherson. Luminescent images of the everyday detritus of the seashore which provoke thoughts on the link betwen Hebridean culture and that of other seafaring peoples. 9 Bury St, SW1 (071-321 0422). 9-25 Feb. Mon-Fri 10.00-5.00.

PUMP HOUSE GALLERY Still-lifes by Benjamin Erland. Ambiguous, crepuscular images which re-state the reflective nature of the genre. Battersea Park, SW11. 8-20 Feb. Tue-Fri 11.00-3.00, Sat, Sun 11.00-4.00.

REBECCA HOSSACK Maggie Jennings. Small tempera paintings inspired by a visit to Zimbabwe. A tiny human figure explores an alien landscape. 35 Windmill St, W1 (071- 409 3599). 14 Feb-12 Mar. Mon-Sat 10.00-6.00.

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES:

AROUND THE COUNTRY

BATH Beaux Arts Sir Hugh Casson. Watercolours, mostly architectural, by the past president of the RA. York St (0225 464850). 8-26 Feb. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00.

Arts and Entertainment
books
Arts and Entertainment
The Doctor and the Dalek meet
tvReview: Doctor Who Into the Dalek more than compensated for last week's nonsensical offering
Arts and Entertainment
Star turns: Montacute House
tv
Arts and Entertainment
Iain reacts to his GBBO disaster

TV
PROMOTED VIDEO
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Arts and Entertainment
Simon Cowell is less than impressed with the Strictly/X Factor scheduling clash

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Gothic revival: artist Dave McKean’s poster for Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibition
Arts and Entertainment
Diana Beard has left the Great British Bake Off 2014

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Lisa Kudrow, Courtney Cox and Jennifer Anniston reunite for a mini Friends sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live

TV
Arts and Entertainment
TVDessert week was full of the usual dramas as 'bingate' ensued
Arts and Entertainment
Clara and the twelfth Doctor embark on their first adventure together
TVThe regulator received six complaints on Saturday night
Arts and Entertainment
Vinyl demand: a factory making the old-style discs
musicManufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl
Arts and Entertainment
David Baddiel concedes his show takes its inspiration from the hit US series 'Modern Family'
comedyNew comedy festival out to show that there’s more to Jewish humour than rabbi jokes
Arts and Entertainment
Puff Daddy: One Direction may actually be able to use the outrage to boost their credibility

music
Arts and Entertainment
Suha Arraf’s film ‘Villa Touma’ (left) is set in Ramallah and all the actresses are Palestinian

film
Arts and Entertainment
Madame Vastra and Jenny Flint kiss in Doctor Who episode 'Deep Breath'

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Steve Carell in the poster for new film 'Foxcatcher'
filmExclusive: First look at comic actor in first major serious role
Arts and Entertainment

TV
Arts and Entertainment
Kingston Road in Stockton is being filmed for the second series of Benefits Street
arts + entsFilming for Channel 4 has begun despite local complaints
Arts and Entertainment
Led Zeppelin

music
Arts and Entertainment
Radio presenter Scott Mills will be hitting the Strictly Come Dancing ballroom
TV
Independent
Travel Shop
the manor
Up to 70% off luxury travel
on city breaks Find out more
santorini
Up to 70% off luxury travel
on chic beach resorts Find out more
sardina foodie
Up to 70% off luxury travel
on country retreats Find out more
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?

ES Rentals

    Independent Dating
    and  

    By clicking 'Search' you
    are agreeing to our
    Terms of Use.

    The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

    The other Mugabe who is lining up for the Zimbabwean presidency

    Wife of President Robert Mugabe appears to have her sights set on succeeding her husband
    The model of a gadget launch: Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed

    The model for a gadget launch

    Cultivate an atmosphere of mystery and excitement to sell stuff people didn't realise they needed
    Alice Roberts: She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

    She's done pretty well, for a boffin without a beard

    Alice Roberts talks about her new book on evolution - and why her early TV work drew flak from (mostly male) colleagues
    Get well soon, Joan Rivers - an inspiration, whether she likes it or not

    Get well soon, Joan Rivers

    She is awful. But she's also wonderful, not in spite of but because of the fact she's forever saying appalling things, argues Ellen E Jones
    Doctor Who Into the Dalek review: A classic sci-fi adventure with all the spectacle of a blockbuster

    A fresh take on an old foe

    Doctor Who Into the Dalek more than compensated for last week's nonsensical offering
    Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

    Fashion walks away from the celebrity runway show

    As the collections start, fashion editor Alexander Fury finds video and the internet are proving more attractive
    Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy

    Meet the stars of TV's Wolf Hall...

    ... and it's not the cast of the Tudor trilogy
    Weekend at the Asylum: Europe's biggest steampunk convention heads to Lincoln

    Europe's biggest steampunk convention

    Jake Wallis Simons discovers how Victorian ray guns and the martial art of biscuit dunking are precisely what the 21st century needs
    Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

    Don't swallow the tripe – a user's guide to weasel words

    Lying is dangerous and unnecessary. A new book explains the strategies needed to avoid it. John Rentoul on the art of 'uncommunication'
    Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough? Was the beloved thespian the last of the cross-generation stars?

    Daddy, who was Richard Attenborough?

    The atomisation of culture means that few of those we regard as stars are universally loved any more, says DJ Taylor
    She's dark, sarcastic, and bashes life in Nowheresville ... so how did Kacey Musgraves become country music's hottest new star?

    Kacey Musgraves: Nashville's hottest new star

    The singer has two Grammys for her first album under her belt and her celebrity fans include Willie Nelson, Ryan Adams and Katy Perry
    American soldier-poet Brian Turner reveals the enduring turmoil that inspired his memoir

    Soldier-poet Brian Turner on his new memoir

    James Kidd meets the prize-winning writer, whose new memoir takes him back to the bloody battles he fought in Iraq
    Aston Villa vs Hull match preview: Villa were not surprised that Ron Vlaar was a World Cup star

    Villa were not surprised that Vlaar was a World Cup star

    Andi Weimann reveals just how good his Dutch teammate really is
    Bill Granger recipes: Our chef ekes out his holiday in Italy with divine, simple salads

    Bill Granger's simple Italian salads

    Our chef presents his own version of Italian dishes, taking in the flavours and produce that inspired him while he was in the country
    The Last Word: Tumbleweed through deserted stands and suites at Wembley

    The Last Word: Tumbleweed through deserted stands and suites at Wembley

    If supporters begin to close bank accounts, switch broadband suppliers or shun satellite sales, their voices will be heard. It’s time for revolution