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BRISTOL Arnolfini Contemporary Spanish sculpture. Eva Lootz, Angeles Marco, Jaume Plensa, Manuel Saiz and Antonio Sosa show a wide range of work from formal abstraction to earth-art. 16 Narrow Quay (0272 299191). 14 June-31 July. Mon-Sat 10.00-7.00, Sun 12.00-7.00; free.

EDINBURGH College of Art Degree Show. Work by over 300 students in drawing, painting, design, crafts, photography, film, jewellery, furniture, sculpture and architecture. Lauriston Place (031-221 6000). 18-27 June. Mon-Thur 10.00-8.00, Fri, Sat, Sun 10.00-5.00; free.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery Annie Leibowitz. Whoopie Goldberg in a bath of milk and John Cleese as a bat. First shown at the National Portrait Gallery, London. 1 Queen St (031-556 8921). 17 June-31 July. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00.

GLASGOW CCA Boyd Webb. Huge cibachromes on the subject of life, love and sex. 350 Sauchiehall St (041-332 7521). 17 June-16 July. Mon-Sat 11.00-6.00, Thur, Fri to 7.00; free.

LEEDS Harewood House Barbara Rae. Organic abstraction by the talented Scottish painter. (0532 886296). 18 June-14 Aug. Daily 11.00-5.00; pounds 2.75, conc pounds 1.

LONDON

Courtauld Institute Galleries The Samuel Courtauld Collection of Impressionist pictures goes back on show in the newly refurbished Great Room. Somerset House, The Strand, WC2 (071-873 2526). 17 June-25 Sept. Mon-Sat 10.00-6.00, Sun 2.00-6.00; pounds 3, conc pounds 1.50.

The Orangery Vanessa Pooley. Seductive bronzes of reclining women with an Etruscan feel to them. Holland Park, W8 (071- 603 1123). 17-29 June. 11.00-7.00; free.

RCA Degree show. Part one, covering painting, printmaking, photography and the history of design. Kensington Gore, SW7 (071- 584 5020). 17-26 June. Mon-Fri 10.00-8.00, Sat, Sun 10.00-6.00.

Tate Gallery R B Kitaj. Retrospective for the leading figurative painter preoccupied with sex, death, politics and migration. Millbank, SW1 (071-887 8000). 16 June-4 Sept. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; pounds 3, conc pounds 2.

NORWICH Norwich Castle Museum Writing on the wall. From the Tate Gallery comes the exhibition of work by women artists chosen by women writers, which got Brian Sewell into trouble. Rego, Bell, Frink, Blackadder and others. (0603 630214). 18 June-18 Sept. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.00, Sun 2.00-5.00; pounds 2.20, conc pounds 1.50.

WAKEFIELD Yorkshire Sculpture Park Elisabeth Frink. A memorial exhibition for the late sculptor. Animals, bird men and the more recent Riace figures. Bretton Hall, West Bretton. 14 June-29 Aug. Dily 10.00-6.00; free.

COMMERCIAL GALLERIES

BATH Beaux Arts Lynn Chadwick. Eightieth birthday retrospective for the acclaimed British sculptor whose inimitable monolithic style has not changed greatly since the 1950s. York St (0225 464850). 14 June-3 Sept. Mon- Sat 10.00-5.00.

EDINBURGH Bourne Fine Art Raymond Booth. Petal-perfect still lifes and botanical illustrations by the talented painter- plantsman. 4 Dundas St (031-557 4050). 14 June-2 July. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.00- 1.00.

LONDON

Agnew's Early Italian paintings. 43 Old Bond St, W1 (071-629 6176). 14 June-22 July. Mon- Wed, Fri 9.30-5.30, Thur 9.30-6.30.

Angela Flowers Gallery Humphrey Ocean. An investigation into the curious art of this eccentric and talented draughtsman and portraitist. 5 Silver Place, Beak St, W1 (071- 287 8328). 15 June-8 July. Tue-Sun 10.00-6.00.

Anthony d'Offay Jeff Koons. Retrospective look at the work of the great showman, most recently celebrated for his sexually explicit Made in Heaven photographs. And Yukinori Yanagi. Flags made from coloured sand in plastic boxes. Dering St, W1 (071-499 4100). 14 June-30 July. Mon-Fri 10.00-5.30, Sat 10.00- 1.00.

Beaux Arts Modern British sculpture. Works by Butler, Chadwick, Frink, Mach, Meadows, Mistry and others. 22 Cork St, W1 (071- 437 5799). 15 June-10 Sept. Mon-Fri 10.00- 6.00, Sat 10.00-5.00.

Chris Beetles Mervyn Peake. Drawings and watercolours by the talented writer / illustrator. 8 & 10 Ryder St, SW1 (071-839 7551). 14 June-8 July. Mon-Sat 10.00-5.30.

Crane Kalman Gallery Lowry. Still popular, the painter of matchstick men gets another outing. Includes more large-scale work than usual and a particularly disturbing self-portrait. 178 Brompton Rd, SW3 (071-584 7566). To 6 Aug. Mon-Fri 10.00-6.00, Sat 10.00-4.00.

The Living Room Greenwich artists' studios association, 1974 to 1994. It's sad to think, looking at this show, that after 20 years the studios where the art was produced are to close. Notable inclusions are Mali Morris, Geoffrey Rigden and Paul Tonkin. 142 Greenwich High Rd, SE10 (081-853 2325). To 26 June.

Michael Richardson Contemporary Art Jake Attree. Recent paintings. Expressionist townscapes. 84 St Peter's St, N1 (071- 359 7002). 17 June-22 July. Tue-Sat 2.00-7.00.

Patricia Brown Stuart Denyer, J D Lewis, Peter Lewis and Karen Souza. 116 Dulwich Village, SE21 (081-693 1281). To 3 July. Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun 10.00-2.00.

Waterman Fine Art Summer Exhibition. A good selection of the best in British figuration. 74a Jermyn St, SW1 (071-839 5203). 14- 30 June. Mon-Fri 9.00-6.00, Sat 10.00-4.00.

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