Bold Polka Dot Creations of Yayoi Kusama 3

Parc Villette Paris by Yayoi Kusama via austinevan on flickr

Yayoi Kusama was born in 1929 in Japan and started using dots as early as ten years old. She has been prolific for decades creating sculptures, installations, novels, and films. In 2008 one of her works sold at Christie’s for $5.1 Million, setting a record for a living female artist. According to her Wikipedia profile she influenced Yoko Ono, and she is still going strong sharing her bold, colorful, and brilliant creations.

Parc Villette Paris by Yayoi Kusama via austinevan on flickr

Parc Villette Paris by Yayoi Kusama via austinevan on flickr

 

Dots Obsession New Century 2000 by Yayoi Kusama

Dots Obsession New Century 2000 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Infinity Mirror Room - Phallis Field (Floor Show) 1965-98 by Yayoi Kusama

Infinity Mirror Room – Phallis Field (Floor Show) 1965-98 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Dots Obsession - Infinity Mirrored Room 2008 by Yayoi Kusama

Dots Obsession – Infinity Mirrored Room 2008 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Mirror Room (Pumpkin) 1991 by Yayoi Kusama

Mirror Room (Pumpkin) 1991 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Dotted Pumpkin by Yayoi Kusama

Dotted Pumpkin by Yayoi Kusama

 

Narcissus Garden 1966 by Yayoi Kusama

Narcissus Garden 1966 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Soul Under the Moon 2002 by Yayoi Kusama

Soul Under the Moon 2002 by Yayoi Kusama

 

The Gleaming Lights of Souls by Yayoi Kusama

The Gleaming Lights of Souls by Yayoi Kusama

 

Chandalier with Pain, 2002 by Yayoi Kusama

Chandalier with Pain, 2002 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Self-Obliteration by Dots (detail) 1968 by Yayoi Kusama

Self-Obliteration by Dots (detail) 1968 by Yayoi Kusama

 

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama

 

Portrait of Yayoi Kusama

Portrait of Yayoi Kusama

 

Iida and Yayoi Kusama(2)

Iida and Yayoi Kusama(2)

 

Iida and Yayoi Kusama(3)

Iida and Yayoi Kusama(3)

 


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