Tag Archives: Yayoi Kusama

I Am A Redhead Too – Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama has been one of the greatest conceptual artist of the modern era. Her works revealed a clear visual regard for feminism, minimalism, surrealism, Art Brut, pop art, and abstract expressionism, while exploring the sensuality of her life. She ruled the cool 60s. Sadly the artist suffered a breakdown in 1977 and committed herself […]

Yayoi Kusama – The Queen Of Dots

<> The artist Yayoi Kusama was born in 1929. Her hometown was Kyoto. Her family made money from selling seeds. At the age of 19 she studied the formal Meiji painting style. Nihonga was not for her and she said years later, “When I think of my life in Kyoto, I feel like vomiting.” After […]

Tears Of Kusama – Modern Musee In Stockholm

This week in Stockholm Modern Musee Yayoi Kusama exhibited a collection of works from 2009 to the present. At the opening of her show the 87 year-old painter said, ” “My life has been polished by art” and wept. A great artiste.