<YAYOI KUSAMA with Pumpkin/2010>
The show doesn’t open until March 3, 2018 (it closes on May 27), but already thousands of tickets have been sold (zero to 18,000 in the first few hours). Only around 120,000 slots are available.
‘Infinity Mirrors’, has been touring the United States, from the HIRSHORN MUSEUM in Washington, D.C., to the SEATTLE ART MUSEUM to the BROAD MUSEUM in Los Angeles. And soon it will be in TORONTO.
<Life (Repetitive Vision), 1998. Installation @ Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, 2017 © Yayoi Kusama. Photo by Cathy Carver>
The TORONTO Star says “It all amounts to a perfect storm: Unprecedented demand running headlong into the scarcest of time.”
<Infinity Mirrored Room – The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away, 2013. © Yayoi Kusama>
With an oeuvre of painting and sculpture best described as candy-coloured fantasia, 88-year-old Yahoi Kusama’s work has helped make her into an Instagram superstar.