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.”
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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