Yayoi Kusama

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YAYOI KUSAMA IS ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST IN­FLU­EN­TIAL ARTISTS, YET ONLY RE­CENTLY HAS HER REP­U­TA­TION CAUGHT UP TO HER REACH. AFTER LEAD­ING THE VAN­GUARD IN POP ART, MIN­I­MAL­ISM AND FEM­I­NIST ART IN THE 1950S, ’60S AND ’70S, KUSAMA SUR­VIVED A PE­RIOD OF MEN­TAL HEALTH PROB­LEMS AND PRO­FES­SIONAL OB­SCU­RITY TO RE-EMERGE IN THE 1990S. THIS PAINT­ING, INFINITYNETS OCBTIR, IS PART OF A SE­RIES THAT EX­PLORES HOW TO CAP­TURE THE BEAUTY OF THE IN­FI­NITE. IT IS BE­ING EX­HIB­ITED BY TOKYO’S WHITE­STONE GALLERY.

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