How to paint like Yayoi Kusama | IN THE STUDIO



Learn how to paint like artist Yayoi Kusama, a vital part of New York’s avant-garde art scene from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, with IN THE STUDIO instructor Corey D’Augustine.

Yayoi Kusama developed a distinctive style utilizing approaches associated with Abstract Expressionism, Minimalism, Pop art and Feminist art. “I am an obsessional artist,” she once said. “People may call me otherwise, but…I consider myself a heretic of the art world.”

Learn about the techniques of other New York School painters like de Kooning, Rothko, and Pollock in MoMA’s new free, online course, “In the Studio: Postwar Abstract Painting.” Sign up: http://mo.ma/inthestudio

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Featuring Corey D’Augustine, Educator and Independent Conservator.

The comments and opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker alone, and do not represent the views of The Museum of Modern Art, its personnel, or any artist.

Artworks shown:
Philip Guston. “Painting.” 1954. The Museum of Modern Art. Philip Johnson Fund. © 2017 The Estate of Philip Johnson.
Yayoi Kusama. “Accumulation No. 1.” 1962. The Museum of Modern Art. Gift of William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. J. Hall (by exchange). © 2017 Yayoi Kusama

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