The Design Museum is celebrating the beginning of spring with a garden installation created by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec entitled Plant Power. Turning the Tank into an outdoor gallery, the installation is on show from 1 April until 13 June.

Venue: Design Museum Tank, Shad Thames, London SE1.

Closeness is a solo exhibition by Alessandra Alessi that runs from 2 to 19 April. Through 12 photographs she expresses a very private narrative on the fear of loneliness, personal rejection and the changes and decay of time.

Venue: Alessi, 22 Brook Street, London W1.

New York painter Thomas Nozowski is holding his first UK exhibition, showcasing over 20 paintings from the past 12 years, until 8 May.

Venue: Haunch of Venison, 6 Haunch of Venison Yard, London W1.

Featuring over 150 of her ensembles, Vivienne Westwood from 1 April until 11 July, is the first retrospective exhibition celebrating this influential designer’s career, spanning from the 1970s to the present day.

Venue: Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7.

Examples of contemporary Czech Design are exhibited at Czech Mania from 1 April to 25 May.

Venue: The Jelly Leg’d Chicken Arts Gallery, The Riverside, The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AG.

Info: Visit the gallery’s website, www.jelly.org.uk or e-mail babes@ jelly.org.uk.

Apopalyptical, until 24 April, features Gordon Cheung, Kenny Hunter and Matthew Radford, who each re-examine the pop banality of the regurgitated image, through the glitches and nuances of the artists’ intervention.

Venue: Houldsworth, 33-34 Cork Street, London W1.

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