Artist invites children to decorate her room with colour

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By Tristan Rayner in New Art on Thursday 12 January 2012

82 year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has created the (formerly) all-white Obliteration Room at Queensland’s Gallery of Modern Art. She gave children coloured spot stickers and a free reign to decorate it as they saw fit. The room, part of Kusama’s Look Now, See Forever installation, took visitors two weeks to fill with colour. The works, including the colourful Obliteration Room, are on display until March 12.

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By Kaley McKean in New Art on Tuesday 13 December 2011

Yayoi Kusama is an extraordinary multi-media artist from Japan. I am particularly drawn to her obsessive, Seussian installations. She creates such beautiful and strange environments.

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