Posts Tagged Surrealism

Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama SELF POTRAIT WITH MIRROR

Yayoi Kusama ( born 1928, Matsumoto )

One of the largest contemporary artists in Japan.
Kusama is also enigmatic – critics have variously ascribed her work to minimalism, feminism, obsessivism, surrealism, art brut, pop, and abstract expressionism.
Because of fragile mental health, she voluntarily lives at a Tokyo psychiatric hospital, in a small room, for over 20 years.

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Portrait withTattoos

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Meret OppenheimPortrait (Photo) mit Tätowierung, June 1980
[Portrait with Tattoos]

from : Patricia Allmer (ed.), “Angels of Anarchy – Women Artists and Surrealism” (Prestel, 2009)

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