YAYOI KUSAMA OPENS NEW EXHIBITION IN LONDON

March 5, 2018 The Unbiased Writer

A new exhibition in London features a series of small pumpkin paintings by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Known for her signature use of pumpkins in artworks ranging from large-scale sculptures to paintings, her latest series is comprised of 3D-effect pumpkins that are contrasted against a flat infinity net background. Named Yayoi Kusama: Small Pumpkin Paintings, the exhibition at Omer Tiroche Gallery is open now through June 1st.Speaking about her work, Kusama explained why she uses pumpkins: ‘I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form. What appealed to me most was the pumpkin’s generous unpretentiousness. That and its solid spiritual base.’

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