Yayoi Kusama – one of the most expensive and famous artists of our time. Her work is worth “mad” money in the hundreds of thousands, or even millions of dollars. At the age of 88 she is a big fan of bright wigs, that evokes clothing and general attention, and despite the fact that she spent forty years of her life in a madhouse …

Тыква. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Сказка в синем, это моя жизнь. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Подари мне любовь. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Инсталляция: бесконечность. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Инсталляция: облитерация. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Сезон цветения. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

She was born in Japan in 1929, and when she moved to New York City at 57 and took advantage of her non-American background, gender and mental disabilities, Yayoi created a vivid and memorable image, attracting everyone’s attention to her work and creating a reputation as a leader Avant-garde movement. Her work – a real kaleidoscope of different styles and genres from minimalism to psychedelic with sexual overtones. Feminism, surrealism, pop art, abstract expressionism – all this and much more becomes an integral part of her paintings, which in most cases have autobiographical motives. And all because she had a very difficult childhood. Raised by a tough, power-hungry and demanding mother, she was repeatedly punished for the slightest disobedience, as a result, by the age of ten Yayoi’s mind was shaky. She not only began to suffer from hallucinations but also suicidal attacks. And to at least somehow smooth out the restless state, the psychiatrist advised her to draw.

Инсталляция: зеркальная комната. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Инсталляция: любовь зовёт. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Зеркальные года. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Инсталляция: тыква. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Инсталляция: указатель в бесконечное пространство.  Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

Автобиографический портрет. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

In addition to writing pictures and creating installations, she composes poetry, and also acts as a designer, releasing a few years ago a line of clothing and accessories with Louis Vuitton. And, despite the fact that the former glory gradually faded away, and the artist herself has been living in a madhouse for forty years, she never ceases to please the public with her masterpieces, exposing them in the most prestigious museums in the world. Or, selling their creations for fabulous money to connoisseurs of similar art, which, in her words, first of all, should bring pleasure and delight to others, turning anxiety into wonderful “fields of infinity” …
Поле чувств и счастья. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

В свои 88 она любит яркие парики и броскую одежду.

Яёи Кусама на фоне собственных шедевров.

Сорок лет своей жизни она провела в сумасшедшем доме.

Психоделическая инсталляция. Автор: Yayoi Kusama.

В 2014 году ее картина «Белый №28» была продана на Christies за рекордные $7,1 млн.
In 2014, her painting “White No. 28” was sold at Christie’s for a record $ 7.1 million.