Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

Seattle Museum


30 JUN 2017 - 10 SEP 2017
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Spanning over five decades, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors focuses on the evolution of the Japanese artist’s immersive, multi-reflective Infinity Mirror Rooms. Central to the exhibition is Kusama’s original 1965 mirror room, in which she displayed a vast expanse of red-spotted, white tubers in a room lined with mirrors, creating the illusion of an infinite space, a surreal landscape in which the viewer is situated at the center. The exhibition explores how Kusama’s Infinity Mirror Rooms developed from a more material engagement with sculptural forms to ethereal mirror rooms in which light and reflections extend in all directions, allowing the visitor to seemingly float in a magical space...