Yayoi Kusama a Retrospective

Otherwise known as the Princess of Polka dots is one of the most renowned artists of our time. Hailing from Japan the mixed media artist has dabbled in painting, collage, sculpture, performance and installation art. Her work shows a thematic interest in psychedelic colours, pattern and repetition.


  1. Yayoi Kusama at Gagosian Gallery
  2. Yayoi Kusama: 9 February - 5 June 2012
  3. Kusama was a precursor to the minimalis, feminist and pop art movements and has been linked to surreal, abstract and contempory art.
  4. "One day I was looking at the red flower patterns of the tablecloth on a table, and when I looked up I saw the same pattern covering the ceiling, the windows and the walls, and finally all over the room, my body and the universe. I felt as if I had begun to self-obliterate, to revolve in the infinity of endless time and the absoluteness of space, and be reduced to nothingness. As I realized it was actually happening and not just in my imagination, I was frightened. I knew I had to run away lest I should be deprived of my life by the spell of the red flowers. I ran desperately up the stairs. The steps below me began to fall apart and I fell down the stairs straining my ankle" - Yayoi Kusama
  5. The Dot Wars by The Singing Art Critics
  6. "a polka-dot has the form of the sun, which is a symbol of the energy of the whole world and our living life, and also the form of the moon, which is calm. Round, soft, colorful, senseless and unknowing. Polka-dots become movement ... Polka dots are a way to infinity" - Yayoi Kusama
  7. Yayoi Kusama in a group show at Robert Miller, NYC (March 2011)
  8. TateShots: Kusama's Obliteration Room
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  10. Yayoi Kusama Exhibition, Takeda Art Co. TOKYO GINZA