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Yayoi Kusama

How An 87-Year-Old Japanese Artist Predicted The Power Of The Internet

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts

The exhibition “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” opened Thursday at Washington D.C.’s Hirshhorn Gallery. The show features 70 years of the iconic...

Japanese Artist Yayoi Kusama Is About To Make 2017 Infinitely Better

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.09.2017 | Arts

Is it possible to truly let go of your individualized sense of self and coalesce with the universe? Yayoi Kusama is certain it is. For the past 70 yea...

Sunny Skies Forecast Over Art Miami 2016

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.29.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Franz Kline, Untitled, Circa 1947, Oil on canvas, 28 x 35 in. (71.1 x 88.9 cm). Courtesy of Allan Stone Projects, New York. © The Franz Kline Estate ...

6 Artists on their Parents

Louisiana Channel | Posted 11.10.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

When Bill Viola's mother died it gave him an artistic breakthrough, David Shrigley's parents wondered why people would pay for his art, Jonathan Meese...

Philip Johnson's Glass House Playfully Redecorated by Yayoi Kusama

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 09.27.2016 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

Arthena had the opportunity to tour the serene grounds of The Glass House and enjoy Yayoi Kusama's installation that celebrated the 110th anniversary ...

Seven Decades' Worth Of Her Majesty Yayoi Kusama's Art Is Headed On Tour

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2016 | Arts

For 70 years, artist Yayoi Kusama has made it her mission to create environments that obliterate the self, whose aesthetic qualities make the body dis...

Yayoi Kusama's 'Little Mermaid' Illustrations Let Us Live Happily Ever After

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama has created a dreamy illustrated version of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid, bringing the dark fairy tale to life through ...

Your Bedroom Could Become A Work Of Art, Thanks To Yayoi Kusama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.09.2016 | Arts

If you're pining for an opportunity to upgrade your Airbnb listing -- the one you've sparsely decorated with thrift store tchotchkes and a color palet...

Art New York Springs to Life on Pier 94

Bruce Helander | Posted 05.02.2016 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Damien Hirst, Psalm 23: Dominus Regit 3, 2008, Butterflies, household glass on canvas, 18 in. diameter (45.7 cm). Courtesy SmithDavidson. (Amsterdam):...

Queen Yayoi Kusama Named One Of Time's 100 Most Influential People

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts

Congratulations to Yayoi Kusama, Priestess of the Polka Dot, for being named one of Time's 100 Most Influential People of 2016. [Cue an infinity net o...

Happy Birthday Yayoi Kusama, One Of The Most Famous Living Artists Today

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.22.2016 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama was born on March 22, 1929, in Matsumoto, Japan. At 10 years old, she began to experience hallucinations, specifically, of polka dots -- ...

Adele’s Taste In Art Is Just Another Reason To Love Her

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.02.2016 | Arts

You may have noticed a recent tweet in which her holiness, Adele, gave a surprising shoutout to a legendary visual artist named Yayoi Kusama. Turns o...

How Yayoi Kusama Invented The Selfie-Friendly Art Show

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.21.2015 | Arts

In 1965, just seven years after Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama moved to New York, her installation "Infinity Mirror Room -- Phalli's Field" opened at Ri...

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

Summer Getaways: 10 Best Outdoor Sculpture Destinations in Europe

MutualArt | Posted 07.23.2016 | Arts

Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.

Top Art Exhibits to Catch In NYC, Spring/Summer 2015 Edition

Nana Meriwether | Posted 06.02.2016 | New York
Nana Meriwether

If your spring awakening has been slow to start, may I suggest a cultural catalyst to help; Ascend from your wintry slump with a visit to some of the city's current art exhibits.

Hidden Gems and Unforgotten Histories: America Is Hard to See at the New Whitney

MutualArt | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts

While it skews predictably toward a New York-centric perspective, it succeeds in many ways by introducing the works of lesser-known or hitherto marginalized artists alongside canonical classics.

A Pioneering Contemporary Collection Travels to São Paulo

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts

The Inhotim Collection is billed as "the only Brazilian Institute with a world-class collection of contemporary art continuously on display."

Everything You Need To Know About The World's Most Famous Visual Artist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.08.2015 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama was born on March 22, 1929, in Matsumoto, Japan. At 10 years old, she began to experience hallucinations, specifically, of polka dots -- ...

Investment or Impulse: What Kind of Collector Are You?

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2015 | Arts

Do you consider long and hard before purchasing a piece or do you buy on impulse? Does your collection have a particular historic or geographic focus or does it follow the whims of your personal taste?

15 Badass Art World Heroines Over 70 Years Old

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts

They came. They created. They conquered. The following 15 women defeated the odds, inscribing their names in art history and forever changing its ...

Fall Highlights: Yayoi Kusama's New Pumpkin-Themed Show Debuts in London

ARTPHAIRE | Posted 12.09.2014 | Arts

One of 2012's surprise hit shows in London was Yayoi Kusama's retrospective at Tate Modern. Partly, it was that the work was so good -- playful, hyper-real, immersive pieces.

10 Famous Drawings By Art History's Iconic Women

Posted 02.15.2014 | Arts

It's no secret that female artists have been overlooked and underestimated throughout art history. From painting to sculpture to photography, art tome...

6 Artists on Decisive Moments

Louisiana Channel | Posted 03.08.2014 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Six acclaimed artists reveal a decisive moment in their life -- a strong personal experience which became crucial in their development, and in shaping their work as artists.