Escape Inside a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Mirror Room With These Images

  • March 19, 2020 20:38

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Yayoi Kusama, Infinity Mirrored Room - The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away, 2013. the Broad, Los Angeles.
© Yayoi Kusama
Yayoi Kusama, Longing for Eternity, 2017, mirrored box and LED lights, 86 5/8 x 84 1/4 x 72 7/8 in. The Broad, Los Angeles.
© Yayoi Kusama Photo by Pablo Enriquez
Yayoi Kusama, INFINITY MIRRORED ROOM - MY HEART IS DANCING INTO THE UNIVERSE , 2018. Wood and glass mirror ed room with paper lanterns, 304 x 622.4 x 622.4 cm 119 5/8 x 245 1/8 x 245 1/8 in Courtesy Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore/Shanghai and Victoria Miro, London/Venice.
The largest Infinity Mirrored Room installation, ‘Love is Calling,’ by Yayoi Kusama, at ICA/Boston.

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's 65-year career has been on the rise, notably boosted by the crowd-pleasing exhibit at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. in 2017. Check it out on NPR. And here's a look back on PBS NewsHour.

Although every event is up in the air during the current COVID-19 pandemic, a number of shows are planned throughout 2020 from large-scale sculptures at the New York Botanical Garden to a retrospective starting at Berlin's Gropius Bau museum, and traveling in Europe.

Known for her recurring polka dots and Infinity Mirrored Rooms, Kusama's artwork evokes a boundless transcendence in repetition and seemingly limitless views.

Kusama with Pumpkin, 2010. ©YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore / Shanghai; Victoria Miro, London; David Zwirner, New York

Now, Kusama's Rooms ring as especially poignant, where in confined spaces covered with mirrors and LED lights, a viewer feels immersed in the comfort of an endless cosmos. 

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