Biography Yayoi Kusama will be released as a graphic novel
ARTinvestment.RU   13 августа 2020

With the history of one of the most successful contemporary artists in the form of a comic book will be available from 15 September 2020

Yayoi Kusama, undoubtedly, is one of the most popular and successful contemporary artists. Her exhibitions and installations over and over again hit record attendance, and the results of its market sales of the last decade do not leave the list of price records among the authors-женщин. So, the most expensive work of Yayoi Kusama became Interminable Net #4, sold at Sotheby's in Hong Kong in 2019 for $7,95 million, including Commission buyer. Overall, the last three auction of the season (2017-2019) was the most successful in the history of the artist: in the public market of her works were sold for $255 million.

Despite the fact that two large-scale exhibitions devoted to the work of Kusama retrospective at Gropius-Бау in Berlin and the exhibition of monumental works of art outdoors in the new-Йоркском Botanical garden – has been postponed from-за pandemic, lovers of her work will get a chance at-новому to look at the history of this outstanding artist. 15 Sep 2020 will go on sale the first of its kind biography of the artist, presented in the form of the graphic novel, the book KUSAMA: A Graphic Biography ("Kusama: a Graphic biography"), created by the artist-карикатуристом Italo-тайского origin by ELISA Macellari.

throughout the 128 pages of this literally colourful book containing more than 400 illustrations, describes in detail the difficult path of Yayoi Kusama to fame since her departure from Japan as an unknown young artist, main milestones in the development of her style in a creative environment new-Йорка 1960-х years, returning home and achieving well-deserved fame worldwide. In addition to describing the biographical scenes, the illustrations in the book also cover the most famous works by Kusama, including the famous pattern polka dot, installations, sculptures and paintings inspired by natural forms.


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