Yayoi Kusama

3 Cherry Blossom Activities in Roppongi This Spring 2017

When taking a look at a list of hanami (花見; flower viewing) spots in Tokyo (東京), you would normally see Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑), Meguro River (目黒川), Imperial Palace (皇居), Ueno Park (上野公園), and the likes. These are awesome spots to enjoy the cherry blossoms, surely, but don’t forget that Roppongi (六本木) has its own sets…

A Shopping Mall is Opening Soon in Ginza, Featuring Art by Yayoi Kusama!

Have you heard about Ginza Six? It is a new shopping complex which will be opened soon and you really do not want to miss it! The mall will feature art installations by Yayoi Kusama (草間彌生), who is known for her eccentric art style based on her fascination with dots. One of her most recognizable…

This Unique Art Exhibition in Tokyo is Now Open to the Public!

Yayoi Kusama (草間彌生) is a world-renowned avant-garde artist who has worked in a wide variety of medias. All exhibit her deep interest in patterns, repetition, and psychedelic colors. One of her latest exhibitions is called “Yayoi Kusama: My Eternal Soul (わが永遠の魂)”, which reflects her lifelong preoccupation with the infinite and sublime, including the twin themes…

Admire the Quirks of Modern Art at the Towada Art Center in Aomori!

The city of Towada in Aomori Prefecture has been concentrating on promoting art in the city with its project called Arts Towada as a means of development. This project began in 2005 and the Art Center opened in 2008. The Towada Art Center, Street Furniture, and Art Square are the main parts of this project…

Yayoi Kusama: the Prominent Japanese Artist With an Eccentric Style

Yayoi Kusama is a prominent Japanese contemporary artist who produces artwork which heavily features polka dots. Hence, she is also referred to as the Princess of Polka Dots. Now at the age of 86, she still sports an eccentric fashion sense and often dons bright-colored wigs. Personal Life and Struggles With Mental Illness telegraph.co.uk/ Yayoi…