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AP Interview: Artist Kusama sees the world in dots
| Published: August 8, 2012 | Modified: August 9, 2012 at 3:18 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Polka dots are Japanese avant-garde artist Yayoi Kusama's lifelong inspiration, obsession and passion.
And so they're everywhere — not only on canvases but on installations shaped like gnarled tentacles and oversized yellow pumpkins. As part of her retrospective on exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, they also sparkle as "firefly" light bulbs reflected on water and mirrors.
Kusama's signature splash of dots has now arrived in the realm of fashion in a new collection from French luxury brand Louis Vuitton — bags, sunglasses, shoes and coats.
Louis Vuitton had already scored success 10 years ago by collaborating on a bag line with another Japanese artist, Takashi Murakami. The latest Kusama collection is showcased at its boutiques around the world, including New York, Paris and Tokyo.