Yayoi Kusama

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Yayoi Kusama

YAYOI KUSAMABY DEENA MAINALI

Overview

*Psychedelic (bright colors) *Polka-dots and pumpkins *Viewer involvement *Mirrors, lights, and "nets" (a sense of infinity) *Rythymic patterns*Hidden dark connotations *Illusory feeling

Style

WomenSelf-portraitsPart of the environmentSurrealist themes

Avant Garde, Minimalism, Contemporary, Ninhonga, Abstract Expressionism, Surrealism, Collage, Sculpture, Installment, Fashion Shows, Literature, "Happenings", Prints, Filmmaking, Photography, Pastel, Oil, Gouache, Pen, Ink, Markers, and Pencils

*Born 03/22/1929*Child abuse and neglect *Starts painting at 10*Kyoto Municipal School of Arts*Contacts O'Keefe and Callahan*1957: Moves to Seattle* "Infinity Nets" in New York*1963: Inspires Warhol *Narcissus Garden*"The body is art!"*Film and fashion phase*Vietnam war protests*Illness due to Cornell's death*1975: Seiwa Hospital *Novels and poems

History

Overview

*Vietnam war protests*Narcissus garden*Fashion*Feminist Art Movement *Contemporary Art*Influenced Pop Artists*Provocative themes*Avant Garde*Abstraction*3rd Best-Selling Female Artist

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