Markings: Signed, dated and numbered on the front in pencil
Condition: Excellent. A few inconspicuous dirt spots in the border (one lower right/ two top left). Otherwise in beautiful condition given the age of the print
Genre: Japanese Contemporary
Provenance: Whitestone Gallery (Japan), Christies (Hong Kong, May 2018)
ABOUT THE WORK:
Painter, sculptor, filmmaker, and performer Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929) is a famously provocative Japanese avant-garde artist, best known for her works featuring repeating motifs and psychedelic imagery that evoke themes of psychology, feminism, obsession, sex, creation, destruction, and intense self-reflection. Kusama was born in Matsumoto City and began painting at the age of ten as a means of escaping a childhood of neglect and expressing her early experiences with hallucinogenic visions. These apparitions consisted of dots and patterns enveloping her surroundings, suggesting issues of mental illness which have continued to strongly influence her work.
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