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Yayoi Kusama

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Add to Calendar 12-07-2012 30-09-2012 15 Yayoi Kusama Well known for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets, as well as her intense, large-scale environments, Yayoi Kusama works in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance, and immersive installation. Born in Japan in 1929, Kusama came to the United States in 1957 and quickly found herself at the epicenter of the New York avant-garde. After achieving fame through groundbreaking exhibitions and art "happenings," she returned to her native country in 1973 and is now one of Japan's most prominent contemporary artists. This retrospective features works spanning Kusama's career. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=114244 Whitney Museum of American Art true DD/MM/YYYY

July 12, 2012 through September 30, 2012
Whitney Museum of American Art
Meatpacking District
All Ages
Description: Well known for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets, as well as her intense, large-scale environments, Yayoi Kusama works in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance, and immersive installation. Born in Japan in 1929, Kusama came to the United States in 1957 and quickly found herself at the epicenter of the New York avant-garde. After achieving fame through groundbreaking exhibitions and art "happenings," she returned to her native country in 1973 and is now one of Japan's most prominent contemporary artists. This retrospective features works spanning Kusama's career.

Address: 99 Gansevoort St.
Meatpacking District, NY 10014
Phone: 212-570-3600
Website: whitney.org

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