Kusama and her infinite appeal

Apr 4, 2017

Kusama and her infinite appeal

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Yayoi Kusama's work has a direct and immediate visual impact. Her obsessions with dots, pumpkins and floppy phalluses have become big crowd pleasers after a spotty career of avant-garde agitation and mental-health issues. The auction house Christie's says she is "now the highest-selling living ...

Yayoi Kusama: Lost and found in art

| Mar 7, 2004

Yayoi Kusama: Lost and found in art

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Yayoi Kusama was just shy of 30 when she left her hometown of Matsumoto in Nagano Prefecture and headed to America to meet her hero, the painter Georgia O'Keeffe. It was improbable, even quixotic, but Kusama soon developed an artistic style that endeared her to ...