Infinity Mirror Rooms: Five Visit LA

An exhibition devoted to Yayoi Kusama's remarkable walk-in artworks will sparkle at The Broad beginning in late 2017.

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Spy not one but six Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama at The Broad, beginning in October 2017.
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Spy not one but six Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama at The Broad, beginning in October 2017. The traveling show, which will visit five institutions around North America beginning in February 2017, includes both the famous Infinity Mirror Rooms synonymous with the lauded 87-year-old icon as well as other colorful pieces by Ms. Kusama. The Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden is the first stop for the exhibition, and The Broad will be the only California museum to host the show, which is described as "the first institutional survey show to explore the celebrated Japanese artist's immersive Infinity Mirror Rooms." Hoping that the current Infinity Mirror Room at The Broad will be a part of the exhibition? It will be.
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Polka dots and a swirl of hues are at the heart of "Obliteration Room," an interactive experience. "Upon entering, visitors will be invited to cover every surface of the furnished gallery with multicolored polka dot stickers, gradually engulfing the entire space in pulsating color," says the museum. (credit: KUSAMA, YayoinJapan b.1929, The obliteration room, 2002 to present, furniture, white paint, dot stickers, dimensions variable, acc. 2012.098.nCollaboration between Yayoi Kusama and Queensland Art Gallery. Commissioned Queensland Art Gallery, Australia. Gift of the artist through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2012)
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Called "the artist's milestone installation," "Infinity Mirror Room — Phalli's Field" first debuted in 1965. See the piece, and several other quintessential Kusama masterworks, when "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" goes on display at The Broad from Oct. 2017 through Jan. 2018.
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A 360-degree internal view of the art piece Dots Obsession - Love Transformed into Dots, by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, is seen at the Hirshhorn Museum March 21, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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