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Yuki Kimura Explores Space and Time in Latest Exhibit

For Japanese artist Yuki Kimura, artistic production, installation, and display are merely steps or stages of a more comprehensive exploration of some of the so-called “big questions.” Above all else, she is a conceptual artist who employs a range of media and materials to parse the questions, if not provide the answers.read more.

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My Dots Obsession: Inside a Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room

The idea of infinity used to scare me. The idea that things just keep going—without stopping and without meaning—brought out a little bit of nihilism in me. Then I saw the work of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Her aptly named “Infinity Rooms” moved me to wonder and joy.

Yayoi fills a mirror-walled room with some kind of sculpture (whether it is her iconic yellow and black polka-dotted pumpkin, or sometimes just strings of lights).… read more.

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