The biomorphic balloons are reminiscent of Kusama's 3-D balloon installations entitled Dots Obsession, which consisted of dot-covered rooms filled with dot-covered, biomorphic shapes or pillows. Larger sculptures with the same forms are currently on view at Hudson River Park, Pier 45 at Christopher Street. Small Red on White or White on Red polka dotted pillow. 20 inches long.
Well known for her use of dense patterns of polka dots and nets, as well as her intense, large-scale environments, Yayoi Kusama works in a variety of media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, film, performance, and immersive installation. The Whitney Museum first exhibited Kusama's work in the Whitney's 2004 Biennial and then again in Summer of Love: Art of the Psychedelic Era, an exhibition organized by the Tate Museum, in 2005-06. The Whitney owns three of Kusama's works, including Fireflies on the Water, 2002.
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