Tuesday, August 18, 2009
Propagating Room by Yayoi Kusama
At the risk of sounding predictable we’re a bit dotty about Yayoi Kusama’s latest creation – an installation of her trademark spots in Comme des Garcons’ new concept space, Six, designed by Rei Kawakubo, on the second floor of Comme’s store in Osaka.
Kusama’s work is disarmingly simple and charming, principally because of its simplicity, creating and transforming environments with a blanket of polka dots. She cropped up in London’s Hayward gallery exhibition, Walking in My Mind, earlier in the summer, where she covered a room and a series of objects in a cartoonish toadstool pattern of red background and white spots.
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