Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now
Known for her uncompromising avant-garde vision, this exhibition is a culmination of all of the renowned Japanese artist’s different aesthetics and works throughout her career. It narrates the story of her life and work, foregrounding her longing for interconnection and the profound questions about existence that drive her creative explorations. The retrospective starts with the earliest drawings she made as a teenager to her most recent immersive art pieces, showcasing over 200 works ranging from paintings and drawings, to sculptures and more.
Over the past seven decades, Kusama has honed a singular personal aesthetic and core philosophy of life. Her work captivates millions by offering glimpses of boundless space and reflections on natural cycles of regeneration. Seeing as this is one of the largest retrospectives of arguably Japan’s most famous contemporary artist, the exhibition is not to be missed; it is perfect for those interested in the historical context of her works as well as her personal developments as an artist. The show features over 200 works ranging from paintings and drawings, to sculptures and more – a testimony to her status as a global cultural icon for the 21st century.