Yayoi Kusama Museum Inaugural Exhibition - Creation is a Solitary Pursuit, Love is What Brings You Closer to Art

Yayoi Kusama Museum

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[Image: I Who Have Arrived In The Universe (2013) 194×194cm ©Yayoi Kusama]

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This inaugural exhibition at the Yayoi Kusama Museum centers on the artist’s newest painting series, “My Eternal Soul.” Other new works by Kusama will be on display in addition to the sixteen paintings from this series, including pieces from the series entitled “Love Forever,” which forms the precursor to “My Eternal Soul” and is comprised of a collection of monochrome drawings. Furthermore, an installation work created by Kusama specially for the museum’s opening will be showcased, along with a new pumpkin.

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Lecture Event
Museum Director Akira Tatehata will discuss Kusama’s works and artistic process, starting with “My Eternal Soul,” the focus on this inaugural exhibition.
Event Date: Oct. 22 (Sun) 14:30-
Venue: 3F Exhibition Space
Speaker: Akira Tatehata
Capacity: 30
Admission: Free (no booking required, museum admission ticket required)

Gallery Talk by the Curator
Bi-monthly gallery talks will be given by curators of the museum, who will point out exhibition highlights and offer explanations of the works on show.
Event Dates: Oct. 7 (Sat) 14:30-, Oct. 28 (Sat) 14:30-, Nov. 12 (Sun) 14:30-, Nov. 18 (Sat) 14:30-, Dec. 9 (Sat) 14:30-. Further dates will be updated on the official website.
Venue: Meeting place will be specified on the day of the event
Capacity: 30
Admission: Free (no booking required, museum admission ticket required)

*Events in Japanese.

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Schedule

from October 01, 2017 to February 25, 2018

Artist(s)

Yayoi Kusama

Fee

Adults ¥1000, High School, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥600, Infants free.

Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays
Note:By appointment only.

Access

Address: 107 Benten-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-0851
Phone: 03-5273-1778 Fax: 03-5273-1778

5 minute walk from the East extit of Ushigome-yanagicho Station on the Toei Oedo line, 7 minute walk from exit 1 at Waseda Station on the Tozai line.

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