An icon of contemporary art. Yayoi Kusama has in her works in paintings, performances, room-sized presentations, sculptural outdoor installations, literary works, films, design and architectural interventions during her long and influential career.
This November, the artist will present a giant balloon 30 feet long, 36 feet wide, and 34 feet high. in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, along with her latest exhibit at David Zwirner . The balloon titled Love Flies Up to the Sky was developed in collaboration with balloon specialists trained in 3D modeling, aerodynamic design and balloon manufacture. Yayoi Kusama's artistry, which developed into this particular playful mood, would now be put on a parade scale. The nationwide televised spectacle, which is typically watched by 50 million households, is sure to heighten Kusama fever.
While visitors have been waiting for their David Zwirner show, this is not the only opportunity to see their work in 201
Selected image: Yayoi Kusama with pumpkin, 2010 © YAYOI KUSAMA. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo / Singapore / Shanghai; Victoria Miro, London; David Zwirner, New York.