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THE LS LOWRY phenomenon goes on, as plans for a Salford centre devoted to his work and his memory gather pace and auction prices for his Lancashire stickmen continue to reach ever more bewildering levels. It's easy to be sniffy about such an overtly populist painter, but, as Works on Paper, including Shelter (right), shows, there was a real artist lurking behind the cliches.

Crane Kalman Gallery, 178 Brompton Road, London SW3 (0171-584 7566) to 31 Oct

The Crane Kalman Gallery is also present at the excellent 20th Century British Art Fair, a chance to see 60 of the country's leading dealers setting out their stalls under one roof. It opens tomorrow at 11am and runs through until 7pm on Sunday.

The 20th Century British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, London SW7 (0181-742 1611) 23 to 27 Sept

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