Yayoi Kusama - IN INFINITY

Written by Michaela Widergren

Finally one of the most celebrated and talked about artist has come to the Museum of Modern Art in Stockholm. In Infinity is the largest exhibition of Kusama's work ever presented in Sweden and is the first retrospective to include and highlight her work with fashion and design.

Since the 1950s Kusama has worked within painting, sculpture, and installations, always exploring and moving with the contemporary art scene and climate. With her famous dots, shapes and circles she gives new life to both objects and entire rooms. The exhibition shown at the Modern Museum includes some of her most know work, such as Infinity Mirror Room – Phalli's Field, Louis Vuitton shop window display with Tentacles and recently produced (2015) Infinity Mirrored Room – Hymn of Life. The exhibition continues at ArkDes showing us Narcissus Garden, originally produced for the Venice Biennale in 1966. Back then she turned her work in to a happening and started offering the Venice Biennale by passers to purchase pieces of Narcissus Garden - “Art, only two dollars each”. She wanted art to be including not excluding, which at the time it was and I think many would say it still is today. Or at least it can be. After you've seen the glimmering garden the exhibition continues outside I the green. If the weather allows, take a walk in the garden and enjoy.

In Infinity will be to the public from the 11th of June until the 11th of September.