Yayoi Kusama

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Yayoi Kusama (Matsumoto, Japan, 1929) had a few solo exhibitions in Holland between 1965 and 1970, and she participated in many group shows. On the 2nd of December, 1967, she gained nation-wide recognition with her painting of a naked Jan Schoonhoven, decorating the artist’s body with lots of colourful dots.
Documentation on Kusama’s early work (and a letter to Galerie A) can be found in the book ART, NO-ART & ANTI-ART (Amsterdam, 2019).