Scandinavian photographer Dawid presents a visual essay of work spanning three decades at Dawid: Beautiful Frames from 21 May until 1 June (#5001, 1998 shown). A book of the same name, published by Steidl and priced £28, features the series of images shown at the exhibition. The book also includes two short stories written by Michael Mack.

Venue: Pentagram Gallery, Pentagram Design, 11 Needham Road, London W11.

The “mark of death” in Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is the inspiration for an exhibition of large-scale Polaroid images from the Black Spot series by Douglas Gordon, until 30 June. Gordon will also show his recent video work Don’t Think About It.

Venue: Lisson Gallery, 52-54 Bell Street, London NW1.

The Royal Institute of British Architects presents a retrospective of projects by Tony Fretton Architects, including its recent commission to design a house for an art collector, from 23 May until 28 July. A lecture entitled Abstraction and Familiarity given by Tony Fretton will take place on 29 May to accompany the exhibition.

Contact: 020 7307 3770 or abigail.scottpaul@inst.riba.org

Venue: RIBA Architecture Gallery, 66 Portland Place, London W1.

Photographic artist Max Malandrino, textile designer Zoe Hope and furniture designer Andrew Tye exhibit their latest work at Transition, until 28 July.

Venue: The Applied Arts Agency, 30 Exmouth Market, London EC1.

Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki shows his portfolio of work from the past 35 years at Modernity and the Construction of Scenery from 17 May until 22 July. The exhibition will also focus on Maki’s interpretation of space and its meaning to the individual.

Venue: Henry Cole Wing, V&A, Cromwell Road, London SW7.

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