Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

From Here to Infinity

Book - 2017
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Growing up in the mountains of Japan, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) dreamed of becoming an artist. One day, she had a vision in which the world and everything in it the plants, the people, the sky were covered in polka dots. She began to cover her paintings, drawings, sculptures, and even her body with dots. As she grew up, she traveled all around the world, from Tokyo to Seattle, New York to Venice, and brought her dots with her. Different people saw these dots in different ways some thought they were tiny, like cells, and others imagined them enormous, like planets. Every year, Kusama sees more of the world, covering it with dots and offering people a way to experience it the way she does.
Publisher: New York, NY : Museum of New Mexico Press, [2017]
ISBN: 9781633450394
1633450392
Call Number: j709.2 KUSA
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Weinstein, Ellen - Illustrator
Alternative Title: From here to infinity

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Japanese superstar Yayoi Kusama is currently one of the most popular artists on Earth. Here's the story of her life - a youth chafing against traditional expectations for women and artists set by her parents and teachers, then following her creative vision to explore ideas about infinity and, of ... Read More »


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