Face to Face is an exhibition of photographs taken from the book of the same name by Jean and FranÃ§ois Robert. According to the authors, we inhabit a delightfully communicative world of faces that tell a never-ending stream of silent stories. Until 6 February.
Venue: The Gallery at Pentagram Design, 11 Needham Road, London W11.
Head First looks at the changing face of contemporary portraiture, from the unknown to the famous. The 31 portraits on display celebrate the continuing vitality of this art form, and explore diverse approaches and styles. From 17 January-28 February.
Venue: The City Gallery, 90 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DJ.
Framing Madness features two separate exhibitions by the artists Aidan Shingler and Julia Saltiel. The exhibitions explore the experience of schizophrenia. A one-day conference on 17 January, Couching Art, explores the relationship between visual art and mental illness. The exhibition runs until 13 February.
Venue: Zandra Rhodes Gallery, Rochester, Kent ME1 1DZ.