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Saturday 28 February 1998
Jack Vettriano's 40-colour silkscreen Back Where You Belong (above left) is an edition of 250 offered at pounds 495 each by CCA Galleries, one of 20 exhibitors in the Contemporary Print Show at the Barbican's Concourse Gallery. Part 1 of the Print Show, March 6-17; part 2, March 20-30, entry free. CCA, who cater for a young market, have opened a new flagship gallery at 517 Fulham Road, London SW6. The kissing continues at the annual `Kiss VI' selling exhibition (left), curated for the sixth year by art critic Robin Dutt, this time at Gallery K in Hampstead until 8 March. Some 50 artists have submitted the results of their lip-reading on his 1998 theme - the colour blue. At 101-103 Heath Street, London NW3 (0171-794 4949).
Upside-down at the fair: the hyper-realist with a sense of humour, 59-year-old Mike Francis, is offering his 90cm Fair View (left) for pounds 3,300 at Whitford Fine Art, one of the exhibitors at the Spring Olympia Fair, London, open today (11am-7pm) and tomorrow (11am-5pm). Enquiries: 0171- 370 8186/8212
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