It’s the last weekend of school half term and for those who made the migration from their destinations back to city life galleries and museums are filled with family friendly fare to entertain. In London, the National Gallery celebrates the portraits of Paul Gaugin who drew inspiration from his travels to French Polynesia and Tahiti, while the Serpentine Gallery focuses on the modern with an exhibition of contemporary artist Albert Oehlen.
In Paris, the Louis Vuitton Foundation dedicates its entire building to the legacy of Charlotte Perriand, a woman who saw art beyond its limitations and collaborated with her famous contemporaries in their mediums. Also in the city of lights, the Gagosian gallery brings a touch of Hollywood with Urs Fischer’s latest candle sculpture of Leonardo DiCaprio.
And in New York, the Museum of Modern Art highlights the work of Betye Saar in her first solo exhibition at the space which touches upon themes of African-American culture and directional techniques. Below, a roundup of all the happenings to keep you in the know and remember to share your discoveries using the hashtag #worldofVB and you may see it appear in an upcoming edition.