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Infinity Net.

Author: Yayoi Kusama; Ralph McCarthy
Publisher: New York : Tate Enterprises Ltd, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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I am deeply terrified by the obsessions crawling over my body, whether they come from within me or from outside. I fluctuate between feelings of reality and unreality. I, myself, delight in my obsessions.'Yayoi Kusama is one of the most significant contemporary artists at work today. This engaging autobiography tells the story of her life and extraordinary career in her own words, revealing her as a fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kusama, Yayoi.
Infinity Net: The Autobiography of Yayoi Kusama.
New York : Tate Enterprises Ltd, ©2013
Named Person: Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama; Yayoi Kusama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yayoi Kusama; Ralph McCarthy
ISBN: 9781849760874 184976087X
OCLC Number: 854970227
Language Note: English.
Notes: Published in English for the first time, Kusama tells the story of her life and extraordinary career in her own inimitable style, revealing a fascinating figure and maverick artist.
Description: 1 online resource (264 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Contents; Prologue; Part 1: To New York; Reckless Journey; A Living Hell in New York; Taking my Stand with a Single Polka Dot; A Successful Debut; Phallic Soft Sculptures; Create, then Obliterate; On an Endless Highway; Part 2: Before Leaving Home; Violet Voices; Back and Forth between Reality and Illusion; Face to Face with a Pumpkin; Choosing Tokyo over Paris; Corresponding with O'Keeffe; As Soul Separates from Body; To a Freer, Wider World; Part 3: No More War: The Queen of Peace; In the Hippie Whirlwind; The State of Sex in New York; Being Creative with the Naked Body. Body Painting EuropeThe Priestess of Polka Dots; From Way-Out Dresses to Musicals; Body Paint Enterprises; The 1960s: A Huge Turning Point; Japan after Thirteen Years; Japan: Still a Man's World; Busted after Midnight; Part 4: People I've Known, People I've Loved; Georgia O'Keeffe; My First and Greatest Benefactor; O'Keefe and Nihonga; Joseph Cornell; 'Joseph Something'; Love Calls; Pure Misanthropy; Early Years with his Mother and Invalid Brother; Our Fateful Last Conversation; To Grow Closer to God; Donald Judd; Meeting Down and Out; The 'Minimalist' Leader. Andy Warhol, David Smith, Herbert Read, and Adolph GottliebMy Good Rival, Andy; The Magnanimous Smith; The British Aristocrat Read; Gentle Adolph; Part 5: Made in Japan; The Gulf between Japan and New York; The Mysterious Snowscapes of Home; The Existence of Superior Artists; Rediscovering the Japanese Language; For Someone a Hundred Years from Now; Encouraging Culture at Home; The 'Kusama Renaissance'; To Make Art that Will Last Forever; My Books; Copyright.

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Reveals the artistic drive and haunting obsessions of one of the world's leading contemporary artists, Yayoi Kusama.  Read more...

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