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Infinity net : the autobiography of Yayoi Kusama

Author: Yayoi Kusama
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Yayoi Kusama is one of the most significant contemporary artists. This title tells the story of her life and career, revealing her as a fascinating figure and maverick artist who channels her obsessive neuroses into an art that transcends cultural barriers. It provides an account of her relationships with key art-world figures.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yayoi Kusama
ISBN: 9780226464985 0226464989 9781854379658 1854379658
OCLC Number: 711050927
Description: 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: To New York --
My debut as an avant-garde artist 1957-1966 --
Before leaving home --
Awakening as an artist 1929-1957 --
No more war: the queen of peace --
Avant-garde performance art for the people 1967-1974 --
People I've known, people I've loved --
Georgia O'Keeffe, Joseph Cornell, Donald Judd, Andy Warhol and others --
Made in Japan --
Worldwide Kusamania 1975-2002.
Responsibility: by Yayoi Kusama ; translated by Ralph McCarthy.

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