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January 17, 2023

Yayoi Kusama’s Iconic Polka Dots Take Over Louis Vuitton Stores Around the World

If you take a walk on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, you may come across a startling new sight. In celebration of their collaboration with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has redecorated several locations around the world with iconic polka dots and life-like animatronics. These special installations are timed with the release of Louis Vuitton's capsule collection inspired by Kusama's inspiring creative career.

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June 4, 2021

Yayoi Kusama: Get To Know The Most Successful Female Artist Alive [Infographic]

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is an iconic figure in contemporary art. The living legend has made a name for herself after decades of struggling to have her voice heard. And throughout all that time, she's had one consistent motif that's graced her art—spots. Now, with hours-long lines to enter her exhibits—including her Infinity Mirrors exhibition series this is an extension of her spots—there is no doubt that Kusama is in fact a crowd favorite.

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December 14, 2020

15 Gifts for Yayoi Kusama Fans That They’ll Go Totally Dotty For

Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama is known around the world for her colorful paintings, sculptures, performances, and installations. Although her portfolio boasts a range of mediums, Kusama’s art all has one thing in common—dots! Her colorful, dotty creations are a response to a strange experience she had as a child. When she was sitting in a field of flowers, she started hallucinating that the flower heads created endless seas of dots.

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August 10, 2018

Yayoi Kusama Installation Fills Abandoned Building With 1,500 Mirrored Spheres

It has been 52 years since Yayoi Kusama’s first Narcissus Garden installation in 1966, and the legendary Japanese artist has once again filled an entire space with a multitude of mirrored spheres. The latest version of the iconic series was commissioned for Rockaway!—a public arts festival founded by MoMA PS1’s Director, Klaus Biesenbach, that aims to support the ongoing redevelopment of New York’s Rockaway Peninsula area following Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

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