Yayoi Kusama: Prints: Yayoi Kusama
Ota Fine Arts Singapore is delighted to present "Yayoi Kusama: Prints", a solo exhibition featuring a vibrant range of limited edition screenprints and etchings produced over the past two decades by esteemed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
Well known for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets, as well as her intense, large-scale environments, Yayoi Kusama works in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance, and immersive installation. Born in Japan in 1929, Kusama came to the United States in 1957 and quickly found herself at the epicenter of the New York avant-garde. After achieving fame through groundbreaking exhibitions and happenings, she returned to her native country in1973 and is now one of Japan's most prominent contemporary artists. The largest retrospective dedicated to Kusama toured the Reina Sofia, Madrid (2011); Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011); Tate Modern, London (2012); and opened at the Whitney Museum, New York on 12 July 2012. At the same time her Louis Vuitton line was unveiled and designed in collaboration with creative director Marc Jacobs. Her tour will continue throughout museums in Asia and South America from 2013 to 2015