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Yayoi Kusama

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Birthplace
Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Birth year
1929

Lives in
Tokyo

Works in
Tokyo

Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Feb, 2016 In Infinity
Henie Onstad Art Centre
 
Feb, 2016 Performing for the Camera
Tate Modern
 
Statement

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist. Her paintings, collages, soft sculptures, performance art and environmental installations all share an obsession with repetition, pattern, and accumulation. Her work shows some attributes of feminism, minimalism, surrealism, Art Brut, pop art, and abstract expressionism, and is infused with autobiographical, psychological, and sexual content.

Kusama is also a published novelist and poet, and has created notable work in film and fashion design. On 12th Nov 2008 Christies New York sold a work by her for $5,100,000, a record for a living female artist.

 

Recent Exhibits

Yayoi Kusama participated in these exhibits:

Nov, 2015 Ladder to Heaven
Robert Miller Gallery
 
Jun, 2015 Abstraction
Robert Miller Gallery
 
May, 2015 Give Me Love
David Zwirner- 525 W. 19th
 
May, 2015 Give Me Love
David Zwirner- 519 W. 19th
 
Mar, 2015 ZERO: The international art movement of the 1950s and 1960s
Martin-Gropius-Bau
 
Jan, 2015 Marlborough Fine Art Accrochage
Marlborough Fine Art
 
Click here to see all exhibits for Yayoi Kusama
Exhibited with these artists
Exhibited at these venues
Yayoi Kusama has Exhibited at these venues:

Henie Onstad Art Centre Tate Modern
Long Museum - West Bund Robert Miller Gallery
David Zwirner- 525 W. 19th David Zwirner- 519 W. 19th
Martin-Gropius-Bau Marlborough Fine Art
Museum Haus Konstruktiv Hamburg Kennedy Photographs
Leila Heller Gallery - 57th Street Victoria Miro Gallery
Beck & Eggeling Ota Fine Arts
John Berggruen Gallery de Sarthe Gallery
21er Haus Walker Art Center
Schloss Sihlberg McCabe Fine Art
Instituto Tomie Ohtake SPACE: The Linda Pace Foundation Gallery
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo Silverlens Manila
Lisa Cooley Laurel Gitlen
David Zwirner- 533 W. 19th Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester
Victoria Miro Mayfair Kestnergesellschaft
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Malba – Fundación Costantini, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires
McKenzie Fine Art Tibor de Nagy Gallery
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum
Grand Palais The Dali Museum
Olyvia Fine Art Ota Fine Arts (Japan)
Crocker Art Museum Gagosian Gallery - Beverly Hills
Seattle Art Museum Stedelijk Museum
Saatchi Gallery Whitney Museum of American Art
National Cultural-Art and Museum Complex "Mystetskyi Arsenal" Louisiana Museum of Modern Art
On Stellar Rays MA GALERIE - Samuel Le Paire
Mori Art Museum Haus der Kulturen der Welt
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art Hamish Morrison Galerie
Montclair Art Museum Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Paula Cooper Gallery - 521 W. 21st Street Centre Pompidou
Royal T Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
S.O Art Space Loretta Howard Gallery
Gagosian Gallery - Davies Street Brooklyn Museum of Art
D'Amelio Terras MoMA (Museum of Modern Art)
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery ,Sydney Gallery BMB
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA Taipei) Andrea Rosen Gallery
Marianne Boesky Gallery 24th St Gagosian Gallery- 24th St.
James Cohan Gallery Shanghai Hayward Gallery
ATM Gallery Max Lang Galllery
Yvon Lambert Gallery CCA Wattis Institute
Van de Weghe Fine Art IKON Ltd.
Peter Blum Gallery- Soho Josee Bienvenu Gallery
Leo Castelli Gallery Kim Light / LightBox
Onassis Center at Olympic Tower, NYC
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