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Reflecting on Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Narcissus Garden’

Yayoi Kusama Cosmic Nature piece

Today is the 56th anniversary of Yayoi Kusama’s controversial exhibit, Narcissus Garden! The Japanese contemporary artist was actually barred from participating in the exhibit, which involved 1,500 mirrored plastic orbs placed on the ground that Yayoi sold to passersby. It originally took place at the 33rd Venice Biennale near the Italian more.


Bea’s SWAN Day 2020: Contemporary Art

Kusama Infinity is a visual masterpiece, showcasing Kusama’s influential, expressive works while investigating her life, struggles and inspirations.

Four Documentaries about Women Artists You Can Stream Right Now

Since SWAN Day (Support Women Artists Day) is all about supporting women artists, it seemed befitting to put together a list of four documentaries about women artists that you can stream at home. These films cover a spectrum of time and place, covering visual arts, film, and the performing arts. 

The Girls in the Band (2011)

While we have heard of the big jazz greats like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington, their female counterparts have been left out of the more.