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PUBLIC GALLERIES

CHICHESTER Pallant House Gallery Designers and dancers of the Ballets Russes. Alexander Benois, Cocteau, Gris, Laurencin, Larionov and others. 9 North Pallant (0243 774557). 7 June-3 Sept. Tue-Sat 10.00-5.30; pounds 2.50, conc pounds 1.70.

LONDON

National Gallery Friedrich to Hodler. Pictures from the Oskar Reinhardt Foundation in Switzerland illustrate the powerful German, Austrian and Swiss Romantic tradition. Apart from the two artists of the title, the show includes works by Agasse, Bocklin, Kobke and others. Trafalgar Sq, WC2 (071- 839 3321). 8 June-4 Sept. Mon-Sat 10.00-6.00, Sun 2.00-6.00; pounds 4, conc pounds 2.

Royal Festival Hall Peter Kennard. The photographic collagist presents us with John Major as the Mona Lisa and other memorable images. Foyer Galleries (071-921 0600). 11 June-10 July. 10.00-10.00; free.

Serpentine Gallery 'Here and Now'. Works by British painters who have exhibited here since the gallery opened in 1970. Auerbach, Ayres, Hodgkin and others. Kensington Gdns, W2 (071-402 6075). 11 June-10 July. Daily 10.00-6.00; free.

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES

LONDON

Bernard Jacobson Ivor Abrahams. Interesting smaller pieces by the contemporary sculptor. 14a Clifford St, W1 (071-495 8575). 9 June-16 July. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00.

Finarte De Chirico. A new West End gallery opens with the work of the great Surrealist. 7- 8 Mason's Yard, SW1 (071-930 2437). 7 June-8 July. Mon-Fri 10.30-6.00.

Grosvenor House The Grosvenor House Antiques fair. The prestigious annual event comes around again with a selection of fine and decorative pieces from the top end of the market. Highlights include a double-sided Constable watercolour, and a fine Landseer. Park Lane, W1 (071-495 8743). 9-18 June. Mon-Fri 11.00-8.00, Sat-Sun 11.00-6.00; pounds 12, conc pounds 9, final hour each day pounds 7.

Hazlitt, Gooden & Fox Mixed show of drawings by 19th-century French masters. 38 Bury St, SW1 (071-930 6422). 9-24 June. Mon- Fri 9.30-5.30.

Houldsworth Fine Art Matthew Radford. Engaging paintings of urban crowds in motion by an artist recently returned from a decade in New York. 13 Old Burlington St, W1 (081-969 8197). 9-25 June.

Marlborough Graphics RB Kitaj. A taster for the forthcoming Tate retrospective. Graphic work from 1974-1994. 6 Albemarle St, W1 (071-629 5161). 8 June-20 Aug. Mon-Fri 9.30-5.30.

Susanna Allen Fine Art Alexander Calder. Mobiles and stabiles. 13 Mason's Yd, SW1 (071-321 0495). 7 June-1 July.

Tabernacle Gallery Witness Bosnia. Bosnian artists explore the suffering of their home country. Powis Sq, W11 (071-243 8621). To 14 June. Mon-Fri 11.00-6.00, Sat 11.00-4.00.

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