c MAYOR GALLERY 21 Cork Street, First Floor, London W1S 3LZ Jiang Dahai: Diffusion. Until Dec 16. Atmospheric abstract paintings by the Chinese artist inspired by clouds and sky. Mon–Fri 10–5.30 t 020 7734 3558 t @MayorGallery. d REDFERN GALLERY 20 Cork Street, London W1S 3HL Danny Markey: Nocturnes. Until Dec 3. An exhibition of paintings, drawings, and prints. Arnold van Praag: At 90. From Dec 6. An exhibition of paintings. Mon–Fri 11–5.30, Sat 11-2 t 020 7734 1732 e ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1 Abstract Expressionism. Until Jan 2. daily10–6, Fri until 10 t 020 7300 8000 C O R K ST R E E T U R LIN G T O N ST I LE ROW AL B EMAR L E DO V B U R L I N G T O N G D N OLD BOND STREE B U R L I O LD BUR L I N G T O N S T V I G B U R L I N G T O N G D N S C L I F F O R D S T CO R K S T R E E T SAVIL E ROW A L BE N EW B OND ST O R E G E N T ROYAL ACADEMY a e b d c a BROWSE & DARBY 19 Cork Street, London W1S 3LP Christmas Exhibition: 20th Century Modern British & Contemporary Gallery Artists. Dec 7–23. Mon–Fri 10–5.30, Sat during exhibitions 11–2 t 020 7734 7984 t @BrowseandDarby b ESKENAZI 10 Clifford Street, London W1S 2LJ c FLOWERS 21 Cork Street, London W1S 3LZ Michael Benson: Atmospheres. Until Dec 3. Large-format landscape photographs revealing the uncanny similarities between atmospheric effects on Earth and Mars. Small is Beautiful: 34th Edition. Dec 7–Jan 7. Featuringwork by selected contemporary artists, each piece measuringa maximum of 7 x 9 inches. tube Oxford Circus, Green Park Mon–Sat 10–6 t 020 7439 7766 t @flowersgallery 38 GALLERIES DECEMBER 2016 MAP 25 LONDON CORK STREET Paul Nash ed by Emma Chambers, Tate Publishing£30 Superbly illustrated with over 100 images from Nash's oeuvre and many more from supporting archival material, this catalogue contains perceptive essays by authors on diverse aspects of his work, and an essay on the relation of patterns in his art and in nature. It is a masterly portrait of the artist creatingover four BOOK review decades a marvellously original, lucidly exploratory body of work. The dynamic transfigurative sensibility underlyingNash's art is shown in his poetic statement: “If stones are eggs they are birds too . . . Sculptors knock birds out of stones. By the time they have done with them they are neither birds nor stones. Except Brancusi's. But the stone birds of the field are always both . ” Philip Vann Ishbel Myerscough ‘Hair-do’ Flowers (see listing on this page)