Officially opened on October 1, the world's first museum dedicated entirely to bewigged contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama hosts two exhibitions annually, focusing on Kusama's entire repertoire, including her ‘Infinity Net’ paintings, phallic sculptures and, yes, those legendary red polka dots. Note that entry is by time slot (six per day; the museum is open Thursday though Sunday) and that buying tickets in advance is essential - they're not sold on the door. Reserve yours through the museum's website.
We have a floor-by-floor guide to the Yayoi Kusama Museum – read it here.
|Venue name:||Yayoi Kusama Museum|
107 Bentencho, Shinjuku-ku
|Opening hours:||11am-5.30pm (6 time slots daily) / closed Mon-Wed (except for holidays)|
|Transport:||Ushigome-Yanagicho Station (Oedo line); Waseda Station (Tozai line)|
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Here, Another Night Comes From Trillions of Light Years Away: Eternal infinity
Shortly after Yayoi Kusama moved to New York in 1957, she began painting her series of ‘Infinity Nets’, which quickly led her to be one of the most talked about avant-garde figures in the art world. This exhibition focuses on some of her earliest ‘Infinity...Contemporary art Thursday July 18 2019 - Saturday August 31 2019