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Kusama: Infinity explores Yayoi Kusama’s radical artistic vision and fierce determination to become a world-renowned artist.
At 89 she is celebrated for her colourful polka-dot motifs and her immensely popular Infinity Mirrored Rooms. However, her critical and commercial success comes after decades of struggle against a traumatic upbringing, lifelong mental illness, a conservative Japanese art world, and racism and sexism in the West.
Filmed for more than a decade, Heather Lenz’s debut documentary shows how Kusama overcame countless odds to create a legacy of artwork that spans the disciplines of painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry, and novels, and has endured to become the top-selling female artist in the world.
Thanks to those charming folk at Madman Entertainment, we have five double passes to giveaway. For your chance to win, tell firstname.lastname@example.org what your favourite piece of artwork is and why.
You can watch the trailer, here.
KUSAMA: INFINITY – In Dendy cinemas December 26
Runtime: 77 minutes