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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors explores Yayoi Kusama’s best-known and most spectacular series—the Infinity Mirror Rooms—and its influence on the course of contemporary art over the past 50 years. World-renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has worked in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, performance art, and installation. Kusama’s iconic Infinity Mirror Rooms, which originated with Phalli’s Field in 1965, situate viewers in kaleidoscopic spaces filled with multicolored lights or whimsical forms.

These mirror-lined installations reflect endlessly, distorting rooms to project the illusion of infinite space. Over the years, the works have come to symbolize different modalities within the various contexts they have inhabited, from Kusama’s “self-obliteration” in the Vietnam War era to her more harmonious aspirations in the present.

By examining her early unsettling installations alongside her more recent ethereal atmospheres, this volume aims to historicize the body of work amidst the resurgence of experiential practices within the global landscape of contemporary art. Generously illustrated, this publication invites readers to examine the series’ impact over the course of the artist’s career. Accompanying essays, an interview with the artist, and a scholarly chronology round out the book.  Hardcover; 224 pages, 200 color illustrations; 8.875" x 10.875"

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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is the companion guide to the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s exhibition which celebrates the legendary Japanese artist’s 65-year career and promises to be one of 2017’s essential art experiences. Learn more about the exhibition.

Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.


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