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Yayoi Kusama 草間彌生: About

Yayoi Kusama 草間彌生

Thematic Display (Dec 2022) - Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is considered one of the most famous contemporary artists in the world. She was born in 1929 in Matsumoto City, Japan. Before relocating to New York in 1958, she studied painting in Kyoto City University of Arts. Her artwork creations are best known for using of polka-dots, pumpkins, and mirrors. Even now at the age of 93, she is still continuing with her arts.

Kusama's life has not been easy; she has suffered from hallucination since 10 but this is also fueling her creativity. The Library has put together lists of books, videos, and e-resources for you to discover more about this widely admired contemporary artist's life and works.



Display in the Academy Library during 1-31 Dec 2022

M+ Exhibition - Yayoi Kusama: 1945 to Now | M+ 展覽 - 草間彌生:一九四五年至今

The Life of Yayoi Kusama: A Visual Chronology | 草間彌生: 生平大事 圖像年表