LONDON – This summer, Tate Modern invites visitors of all ages to help transform a blank white apartment into a sea of colorful dots. Yayoi Kusama’s The obliteration room opens on July 23 as part of UNIQLO Tate Play, Tate Modern’s free program of playful art-inspired activities for families. As well as having a chance to cover every available surface of the installation with bright circular stickers, families will also be able to create their own work of art to add to an ever-growing garden in the Turbine Hall. The obliteration room will be on display until August 29.
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OAKLAND, Calif. – Clars Auction Gallery will offer a fine selection of Asian art and objects on Sunday, April 24. The sale will include Chinese antique porcelains, jade and stone carvings, furniture, Chinese paintings, embroidered works and other categories of Asian art. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
WALTHAM, Mass. – “I don’t want to wallow in art history,” wrote Jack Whitten. “I want to use art history as a catapult.” As an artist, Whitten recognized the past as both a foundation and a launching pad to reach uncharted realms. Organized in celebration of the Rose’s 60th anniversary and opened June 25, the exhibition re: collections, Six Decades at the Rose Art Museum, casts a critical eye in these two directions: highlighting the Rose’s radical roots while showcasing the potential for future transformations. Following the example of artists featured in the exhibition, re: collections challenges art historical conventions and cultural hierarchies by charting alternative genealogies that link artworks drawn from the museum’s stellar permanent collection. The show will be on view for three years, with several rotations.
LONDON – Tate Modern presents a special exhibition of two immersive mirror room installations by Yayoi Kusama. This yearlong focused exhibition showcases these much-loved works by one of the most celebrated artists working today. The exhibition opens on June 14 and closes on June 12, 2o22.
NEW YORK — The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) announces the opening of its expansive 2021 exhibition, KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, featuring work by internationally celebrated artist Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. 1929-). Postponed in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the exhibition includes four experiences debuting at the Botanical Garden. NYBG is the exclusive venue for KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature. On view April 10 through October 31, the exhibition is installed across the garden’s landscape, in and around the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, and in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library Building. Advance, timed, limited-capacity tickets are required and on sale at nybg.org/kusama.