Why did Yayoi Kusama make the obliteration room?
Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms TateShots produced this timelapse video of The Obliteration Room covering the first few weeks of its presentation at Tate Modern. It was conceived as a project for children, and was first staged at the Queensland Art Gallery in 2002.
What is the obliteration room?
The obliteration room 2011 revisits the popular interactive children’s project developed by Yayoi Kusama for the Queensland Art Gallery’s ‘APT 2002: Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’.
Where is the obliteration room?
You’ll find Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Obliteration Room’ in the Shibuya City Office – Daini Mitake Branch Government Office Building.
When was the obliteration room created?
The obliteration room (2002–present) is a family-friendly and participatory installation by one of the world’s most popular, well-loved artists, Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929 Matsumoto, Japan).
How many infinity mirror rooms are there?
Over the course of her career, the artist has produced more than twenty distinct Infinity Mirror Rooms, and the Hirshhorn’s exhibition—the first to focus on this pioneering body of work—is presenting six of them, the most ever shown together.
What is the concept of installation art?
Installation Art is a broad term applied to a range of arts practice which involves the installation or configuration of objects in a space, where the totality of objects and space comprise the artwork. Installation Art is a mode of production and display of artwork rather than a movement or style.
Where are Kusama infinity rooms?
the Hirshhorn Museum
Yayoi Kusama’s infinity rooms are on magnificent display at the Hirshhorn Museum Yayoi Kusama, the 93-year-old Japanese artist, is famous for her immersive infinity rooms. Starting April 1, the Hirshhorn in D.C. will be displaying two of these dazzling works.
What was Yayoi Kusama most expensive painting?
Her current record price stands at $7.9 million, for a white “Infinity Net” painting from 1959 at Sotheby’s in April 2019.