To in­fin­ity and be­yond!

Thornhill Post - - Currents -

Be­fore Ja­panese con­tem­po­rary artist Yayoi Kusama’s In­fin­ity Mir­rors ex­hi­bi­tion at the Art Gallery of On­tario even opened, it was al­ready a mas­sive hit — 60,000 peo­ple were wait­ing for tick­ets at one point. Toronto hasn’t been this frothy over an art ex­hibit since Steve Martin went all gaga over Group of Seven god Lawren Har­ris. The ex­hi­bi­tion, fea­tur­ing six of Kusama’s In­fin­ity Mir­ror Rooms along- side a se­lec­tion of her paint­ings, sculp­ture and works on pa­per, opens March 3 and runs for three months. The avant-garde artist, who turns 89 this month, has been a fix­ture on the New York arts scene since the ’60s. Her ex­plo­ration of space and time (not to men­tion her love of polka dots) through her unique in­stal­la­tion and sculp­ture work is ut­terly en­thralling,

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