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Yayoi Kusama

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Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

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Upcoming Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2016 Asia Contemporary Art Show
Conrad Hong Kong Hotel
Current Exhibitions and Events
Jul, 2016 9 Objects
Jun, 2016 Holiday: Summer Group Show

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:

May, 2016 Sculptures, Paintings & Mirror Rooms
Victoria Miro Gallery
May, 2016 My Eternal Soul Paintings
Victoria Miro Mayfair
Apr, 2016 Yayoi Kusama: Paintings, Sculptures and Works on Paper
James Goodman Gallery Inc
Feb, 2016 In Infinity
Henie Onstad Art Centre
Feb, 2016 Performing for the Camera
Tate Modern
Dec, 2015 No Man's Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection
Rubell Family Collection
Click here to see all exhibits for Yayoi Kusama
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Yayoi Kusama has Exhibited at these venues:

Conrad Hong Kong Hotel RYAN LEE
Ibid. Victoria Miro Gallery
Victoria Miro Mayfair James Goodman Gallery Inc
Henie Onstad Art Centre Tate Modern
Rubell Family Collection 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
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
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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