Performing Art, Louis Vuitton, Polka Dots, The Artists, Colors, Yayoikusama, Yayoi Kusama, New York, The Dots
Yayoi Kusama - a dot lost among the dots.
Yayoi Kusama, Japanese artist. Influenced by events in her early life, hallucinations and severe obsessive thoughts of a suicidal nature, she developed her trademark style which she named “infinity nets”. This involved covering all manner of media with polka dots; the earliest recorded work in which she incorporated these dots was a drawing in 1939 at age 10, in which the image of a Japanese woman in a kimono, presumed to be the artist’s mother, is covered and obliterated by spots.
Louis Vuitton/ Yayoi Kusama: Princess of the Polka Dots
dogma-art: Artist Yayoi Kusama in her studio in the psychiatric hospital in Tokyo and back in the days in her New York studio. excerpts from Kusama: Princess of Polka Dots directed by Heather Lenz http://bit.ly/1f48Y8V
Yayoi Kusama (草間 彌生 or 草間 弥生, born March 22, 1929) is a Japanese artist & writer. She has worked in a wide variety of mediums, incl painting, collage, sculpture, performance art & environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition & pattern. A precursor of pop art, minimalist & feminist art movements, Kusama influenced contemporaries such as Andy Warhol & Claes Oldenburg.