Posts tagged "yayoi kusama"

6 Dresses You Can Pass Off As Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just days away, and if you’re like us, you probably haven’t got the time, money or inclination to put too much effort into the holiday. But we’re betting you’ve got a thing or two in your closet already that — with a few minor tweaks — you can turn into a readymade costume.

By: Julie Gerstein / October 26, 2012

All Dotty: Louis Vuitton’s Yayoi Kusama Collaboration

We’ve long been obsessed with the life and art of Yayoi Kusama, the Japanese artist who has obsessively made polka dot art for the last forty years. It seems Louis Vuitton shares our interest — and has released images of its collection inspired by Kusama.

Sadly, the collection is only available in a…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 9, 2012

The Polka-Dotted World Of Yayoi Kusama

Artists with obsessional focus in their work have always fascinated me, but none more than Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, whose work literally drove her insane. “Obsessions, phallus obsessions, obsessions of fear are the main themes of my art. Accumulation is how stars and earth don’t exist alone,” she explains. For the last forty years, she’…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 27, 2012