Have you ever wanted to walk into a room with an infinite amount of “you’s”?
How about you walk into a room with an infinite amount of “you’s”, with art surrounding you!
Yayoi Kusama is a magnificent artist who normally uses dots, mirrors, and pumpkins in most of her art. Kusama is the artist who invented the “Infinity Mirror Room” art installation.
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Experience Yayoi Kusama's limitless "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit
History about Kusama
Yayoi Kusama moved from Japan to New York after reaching out to one of her artist idols, who gave her the advice to move to New York if she wants to expand her art.
Kusama did, and this lead to her explosion of art and fame.
In 1977, she sent herself to a psychiatric hospital where she still continues her art. Most artist would stop, but she didn’t. She is still creating pieces, and moving all of us with her beautiful works.
Her first infinity mirror room was call “Phalli’s Field”. It contained hundreds of soft, phallic forms inside of the infinity mirrored room.
Thus, creating a never-ending field. After that, she made it infinity mirror rooms common within her artwork.
For collections of her infinity mirror rooms, check out the video below!
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors | Arts | NPR
Yayoi Kusama has influenced many artist, as well as many people with her personal story of dealing with mental illness, and using it to create beautiful pieces of art.
The video below is an interview with Kusama discussing her life and her artwork.
BBC Newsnight Yayoi Kusama Interview
Have you ever seen art from Yayoi Kusama? Or heard of the infinity mirror rooms? Tell us about it in the comments!