Yayoi Kusama - Lives of Artists
Yayoi Kusama is simultaneously one of the most famous and most mysterious artists on the planet. Millions have stood transfixed in her Infinity Rooms and posed with her enormous polka-dotted pumpkins. They’re familiar with her iconic bob, colourful clothes and love of the polka dot. Few, however, know Kusama’s story. Here Robert Shore deconstructs this otherworldly persona, revealing Kusama’s difficult childhood in Japan, her wild child years in New York during the 1960s and, ultimately, how she overcame profound mental health struggles to become an art superstar whose exhibitions are the most visited of any single living artist.
The Lives the Artists series from Laurence King is a highly readable series of short biographies of the most-popular artists.
Author: Robert Shore
Size: 18.1 x 12 cm, 128 pages, 20 illustrations
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing