A Short Film About Visionary Artist Yayoi Kusama

June 21, 2016  |  Film

As visionary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama enjoys the adoration she deserves with her stunning retrospective, In Infinity, currently on view at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sweden, the institution has created a revealing short film chronicling the life of the reclusive & enigmatic artist who grew up in WWII Japan before moving to NYC to become a 1960s Pop Art phenomenon. Best known for her obsessive polka-dot patterned paintings & sculptures, the artist’s life, as it’s revealed,┬áis a fascinating existence lived out entirely within a Japanese mental institution where she works 9 hour days creating her obsessive-compulsive psychedelic masterpieces for exhibition around the world.



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