A Poem in My Heart

  • Art
  • Yayoi Kusama Museum, Waseda
  1. Yayoi Kusama
    Photo: I'm Here, but Nothing 2000 Installation view at Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Nagano 2018 © YAYOI KUSAMA
  2. Yayoi Kusama
    Photo: Corpses 1950 © YAYOI KUSAMA
  3. Yayoi Kusama
    Photo: Lingering Dream 1949 © YAYOI KUSAMA
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Time Out says

After a brief hiatus, the Yayoi Kusama Museum has reopened, and with it comes an exhibition of the artist's new and recent works which have never been displayed in Japan, or anywhere else in the world for that matter.

This showcase consists of a diverse range of Kusama's works that are reminiscent of surrealism, including several pieces she created at the beginning of her career. Highlights include the artist's rarely seen Nihonga (Japanese-style paintings) art, as well as her immersive room titled 'I'm Here, but Nothing'. 

Through her work, Kusama is able to share her innermost perceptions of the universe and the world around her, which in turn makes viewers more aware of the immensity of the universe around them and the vastness of the unknown.

Note that tickets are not available at the door. Timed tickets are only available on the museum website (¥1,100 adults, ¥600 children 6-18). 

Details

Address:
Yayoi Kusama Museum
107 Bentencho, Shinjuku-ku
Tokyo
Transport:
Ushigome-Yanagicho Station (Oedo line); Waseda Station (Tozai line)

Dates and times

11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
11:00Yayoi Kusama Museum General admission ¥1,100 , ¥600 for visitors ages 18 and below
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