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Title Yayoi Kusama : all about my love / [edited and texts by Akira Shibutami].

Publication Info. London ; New York : Thames and Hudson, 2019.

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Description 263 pages : chiefly illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 x 27 cm
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Summary Avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama's matchless creativity and originality have been captivating the world since she moved from Matsumoto, her hometown in Nagano, Japan, to the USA in 1958. In the last ten years alone, her retrospective exhibitions in four major European and American museums, including Tate Modern, London, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, have seen record attendance. Kusama has continuously innovated and re-invented her style. Well-known for her repeating dot patterns, her art encompasses an astonishing variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance and immersive installation. It ranges from works on paper featuring intense semi-abstract imagery, to soft sculpture known as 'Accumulations', to her 'Infinity Net' paintings, made up of carefully repeated arcs of paint built up into large patterns. This comprehensive publication, originally published to accompany a sell-out exhibition at Matsumoto City Museum of Art, offers a comprehensive overview of Kusama's entire career, including works from her youth, when she indulged in drawing in order to escape from her hallucinations; paintings made when she was based in New York, including 'Infinity Nets' and 'Polka Dots'; works from the1980s and 1990s, when she participated in the Venice Biennale; and last but not least, the ongoing large-scale series 'My Eternal Soul'. The plates are in chronological order and followed by detailed captions.Exhibition: Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Matsumoto-shi, Japan (03.03.-22.07.2018).
Subject Kusama, Yayoi -- Exhibitions.
Multimedia (Art) -- Japan -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Japanese -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Multimedia (Art) -- Japan -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Art, Japanese -- 21st century -- Exhibitions.
Artists -- Japan -- Exhibitions.
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Added Author Shibutami, Akira, editor, writer of supplementary text.
Kusama, Yayoi. Works. Selections.
Matsumoto-shi Bijutsukan, host institution.
Added Title All about my love
ISBN 9780500295427 paperback
0500295425 paperback

 
    
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