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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

By Yoshitake, Mika (ed.). Munich ; London ; New York: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden and DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2017.
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Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

A lusciously illustrated hardcover catalog published in conjunction with the popular retrospective exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors, organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Beautiful full color plates showcase a selection of Kusama’s paintings, sculptures, works on paper, performances, and installations, culminating in a catalogue raisonné of the artist’s Infinity Mirror Rooms to date. Essays, an interview with the artist, an illustrated chronology, and an annotated bibliography introduce new scholarly perspectives on this pioneering artist’s life and her... Read More
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Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins

By Yayoi Kusama. London: Victoria Miro Gallery, 2014.
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Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

"It seems that pumpkins do not inspire much respect. But I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form.” Thus Yayoi Kusama explains her attraction to the humble pumpkin in the preface to the catalog of the 2014 exhibition Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London. Both the pumpkin form and the repeated, striated spray of dots inspired by the markings on Japanese kabocha pumpkins are recurring motifs this iconic artist’s work across various media. This richly illustrated book highlights several series of Kusama’s pumpkins, including paintings as well as... Read More
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Yayoi Kusama: White Infinity Nets.

By Yayoi Kusama. London: Victoria Miro Gallery, 2013.
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Library: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Library

A catalog of the 2013 exhibition Yayoi Kusama: White Infinity Nets at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London, in which Kusama exclusively showed her recent white Infinity Net paintings. This book contains full color plates of the paintings; installation shots; details of Kusama’s thick, impasto semi-circles; photographs of the artist at work in her studio, and an essay by Rachel Taylor, curator at the Tate Modern museum in London. Read More

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