Yayoi Kusama

Culture

How Yayoi Kusama Beat the Art World At Its Own Game

When Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama was shut out of the New York art world in the 1960s, she forged her own path instead.
Ione Gamble
11.19.18
Photography

Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Narcissus Garden’ Is Great for Selfies and Reminds You You’re an Egomaniac

The most popular artist in the world brought her magic to the eroded NYC coast.
Beckett Mufson
6.29.18
Weekend Recommendations

You Need to Check Out 'Thor: Ragnarok' and More This Weekend

Kick it with Kusama and Colin Furze, meet 'Princess Cyd,' and catch the first feature film directed by Greta Gerwig.
VICE Staff
11.3.17
painting

Joyful Folkloric Paintings from a Former Fashion Model

Camilla Engstrom left the fashion world to find her artistic voice and reclaim the female form.
Abby Ronner
5.13.17
Art

This Yayoi Kusama/Louise Bourgeois Show Is Basically Like Going to Therapy

Sotheby's unites the two legendary female artists for the first time.
Alice McCool
2.15.17
Art

Andy Warhol in the Gaze of a 60s French Photographer

Full of bad haircuts, perfectly posed group shots, and unsentimental romanticism.
Sami Emory
11.12.16
Art

The Best Art-Inspired Costumes of Halloween 2016

From Warhol to Kusama, art lovers pulled out the stops to bring their favorite works out of the gallery and into the streets.
Nathaniel Ainley & Beckett Mufson
11.1.16
Art

Trump Effigies Erected In Union Square Park: Last Week in Art

A Jeff Koons sculpture ignites a $6 Million lawsuit as fears arise over the destruction of a Banksy mural.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.22.16
Art

Undeniable Proof Kusama's 'Infinity Room' Is the Best for Photos

A trip to the 'Infinity Room' is like a tour inside the artist's mind.
Beckett Mufson
8.17.16
Art

A Four-Minute Video Retrospective of Yayoi Kusama Paints a Tale of Perseverance

A brief life and times of multimedia artist, Yayoi Kusama.
Diana Shi
6.12.16
Art

Psychedelic Polka Dots Color Kusama's Latest Show

The mega-artist's mesmerizing new exhibition features three new mirror rooms, pumpkin sculptures, and 'infinity net' paintings.
Kevin Holmes
5.31.16
Art

$40 Jeff Koons, "Vagina Artist" Fined: Last Week in Art

Last week was filled with record-breaking (and downright mysterious) art sales, news-worthy selfies, and the artist f.k.a. George W. Bush.
Sami Emory
5.16.16
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