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Exhibition Review

UNITED STATES

Love forever

Yayoi Kusama in retrospective

M.A. Greenstein

YAYOI KUSAMA, Accumulation #1, 1962, stuffed fabric pouches on furniture frame, 94 x 99 x 109 cm, collection Beatrice Perry Family, courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California.

Dots and penises. Penises and dots. There is an obsessive, ritualistic foundation to Yayoi Kusama's art practice. Some regard it as psychotic ritual. Others reduce it to a magnificent control of the id.

In spite of the dualistic framework used to reckon with Kusama's insistent body of work made before and…

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