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PUBLIC GALLERIES LONDON:

ICA Fiona Rae. New paintings by one of Goldsmiths' famous daughters. Bright, complicated semi-abstracts, which seem more concerned with mark-making than meaning. 17 Dec-6 Feb 1994. And Jimmie Durham. Contemporary Cherokee Indian art for the politically aware. New meanings from ethnographic artefacts. 17 Dec-20 Feb 1994. The Mall, SW1 (071-930 3647). Daily 12.00-7.30, Tue to 9.00; pounds 1.50.

MALL GALLERIES Drawings and watercolours of India by Angela Coleman. All proceeds to the Macmillan Nurses for India fund. The Mall, SW1 (071- 930 6844). 14-22 Dec. Daily 10.00-5.00.

RCA A tribute to Lucy Dupre. Exhibition of work by students and teaching staff of the RCA in memory of their fellow illustrator, who died suddenly, earlier this year. All proceeds from the sale of works will go into a special fund for her four children. Artists exhibiting include Chloe Cheese, Paul Cox, Quentin Blake, Dan Fern, Linda Kitson and others. Seminar Room One, Kensington Gore, SW7 (071-225 1487). 14-17 Dec. 10.00-6.00.

TATE GALLERY The Patrons of New Art. A decade of collecting for the nation by the Tate's powerful body of contemporary art benefactors. Among the acquisitions are works by Julian Opie, Rachel Whiteread, Alison Wilding, Rebecca Horn, Anselm Keifer, Steven Campbell and Paula Rego. Millbank, SW1 (071-887 8000). 14 Dec-18 Jan. Mon-Sat 10.00- 5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; free.

WHITECHAPEL GALLERY Bill Viola. The seminal American video artist brings his more recent works to London on the start of a European tour and shows that the art-form can be used with sensitivity and intelligence. Coincides with a show at Anthony d'Offay. Whitechapel High St, E1 (071- 377 5015). 17 Dec-13 Feb 1994. Tue-Sun 11.00-5.00, Wed to 8.00; free.

PUBLIC GALLERIES

AROUND THE COUNTRY:

EDINBURGH College of Art Design and crafts exhibition by four Master of Design graduates. Lauriston Place (031-221 6000). 16-21 Dec. Daily 10.00-5.00; free.

NORWICH Contact Gallery 'A sense of well being'. Three artists whose work is influenced by past illness. Jan Marshall, Wayne Cheetham and Jillian Hughes. 56 St Benedicts St (0603 760219). 14 Dec-26 Mar. Mon, Wed, Fri 10.00-5.00; free.

PORTSMOUTH Aspex Gallery Under the title '777 Distance Communication', seven artists from Portsmouth show work on the theme of the breaking- down of boundaries across Europe. Six simultaneous shows go on view in Arhus, Amsterdam, Bratislava, Duisburg, Moscow and Reykavik. 27 Brougham Rd, Southsea (0705 812121). 14 Dec-30 Jan 1994. Tue-Sat, 12.00-6.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; free.

ST ALBAN'S Hertfordshire School of Art and Design Fine art degree show. Eighteen young artists show their work in a variety of media and styles. In particular look out for Marion Bolitho, Veronica Goonewardene, Carol Wagner and David Weston. 7 Hatfield Rd. 16-18 Dec. Thur 10.00-7.00, Fri 10.00- 5.00, Sat 10.00-1.00.

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES LONDON:

CADOGAN GALLERY Christmas exhibition. Mary Fedden, Flora McDonnell, Michael Heseltine and others. A percentage of the sales will be donated to the NSPCC. 163 Draycott Ave, SW3 (071-581 8732). 14-23 Dec. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.0-5.00.

COEXISTENCE ART Pep Duran Esteva. Prints, sculpture and collages which marry images of everyday objects with key words. 17 Canonbury Lane, N1 (071-226 8382). 15 Dec-31 Jan 1994. By appt.

JILL GEORGE GALLERY Small paintings and works on paper by Harry Holland. Softly painted nudes with a sinister subtext. And Photographs by Stak. 38 Lexington St, W1 (071-439 7343). 14-24 Dec. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 11.00-4.00.

MICHAEL PARKIN GALLERY Walter Burgess. Etchings of old Chelsea by the local Victorian artist, alongside drawings of the area by Walter Greaves. 11 Motcomb St, SW1 (071-235 8144). 15 Dec-14 Jan. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.00-1.00.

108 ROSEBERY AVENUE A new window installation by Maggie Ellenby, entitled 'Security'. A fluorescent yellow curtain and a security camera draped with fairy lights confront the passer-by. Spooky. 108 Rosebery Ave, EC1 (071-278 7368). 18 Dec-6 Feb 1994. Daily, all day.

SYZ Exquisite paintings and drawings by 18th-century Venetian masters, including Tiepolo, Veronese, Guardi, hang above fine examples of 18th-century Venetian painted furniture. 94 Eaton Place, SW1 (071-235 4572). To 17 Dec. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00.

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