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YAYOI KUSAMA: INTERACTIVE ART FOR THE MODERN AGE

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Yayoi Kusama’s ongoing exhibit at the David Zwirner gallery in Chelsea, Festival of Life, has already attracted countless visitors, with lines constantly wrapping halfway around the block. The legendary Japanese artist, still very active at the age of 88, is celebrating her astounding sixty-five year career with a breathtaking exhibit featuring sixty-six of her iconic paintings, new large-scale flower sculptures that recall her classic polka dot motif, and her famous infinity mirror rooms. You may not know her by name, but you have without a doubt seen pictures of her infinity mirror rooms while scrolling trough Instagram. Having been describes as making art for the Instagram age, this artist ahead of her time fabricates whole closed environments that take on almost hallucinatory qualities. Her extremely immersive infinity mirror rooms create a space that seems almost endless once inside. With the use of mirrors and lights, Kusama has the power to make you feel as tough you are floating. The exhibit quite literally invites you to step into it and relinquish your senses, becoming fully submerged in Kusama’s illusion. Be sure to check out Kusama’s other works on exhibit which are just as captivating and photogenic. Her endlessly colorful paintings and sculptures are the perfect backdrop for your next photographic venture. Yayoi Kusama: Festival of Life is on view through December 22, 2017 so be sure to visit before its too late. 

Be sure to call us at (718) 502 6302 or email info@lytehousestudio.com to book a tour, we can bring your whimsical vision to life at here at Lytehouse Studio. 

 

 

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