Saving the Date for Kusama: Cosmic Nature at NYBG ~ April, 2021




Yayoi Kusama. Image via NYBG

The New York Botanical Garden announced dates for the much anticipated exhibition, Kusama: Cosmic Nature. The works by artist Yayoi Kusama will be on view from April 10 through October 31, 2021 throughout the 250-acre Garden and in the Greenhouse.

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Kusama, Him of Life. Illustrated Image via NYBG

The exhibition will include the artist’s legendary Narcissus Garden (1966/2021) in the Native Plant Garden along with Ascension of Polka Dots and the Trees (2002/2021); Hymn of Life-Tulips (2007) will bloom in the Conservatory Courtyard Hardy Pool. Pumpkins Screaming About Love Beyond Infinity (2017) will be on view in the Visitor Center Gallery + many more throughout the Garden.

New monumental sculptures ~ Dancing Pumpkin (2020) and I Want to Fly to the Universe (2020) will make their debut, along with a new infinity mirrored room, Illusion Inside the Heart (2020).

The New York Botanical Garden is located 2900 Souther Boulevard, Bronx, NY.

Patron pre-sale begins March 9, 2021 at 10am; Member and Corporate Member pre-sale begin on March 11th at 10am; Public tickets are on sale beginning March 16th at 10am.

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Can’t travel to the exhibition? This is the book for you ~ Set to publish on November 24, 2021 by David Zwirner, Yayoi Kusama: Everyday I Pray for Love is a must-have for fans of her famed Infinity Mirrored Rooms, sculptures and eye-catching paintings. In her most personal book to date, the artist brings us into her private world through poetic recollections, offering insight into her creative process and the essential role language plays in her paintings, sculptures, and daily life. With a new focus on Kusama‚Äôs use of language, this book features an impressive overview of her poetry, which the artist creates alongside her work in other media. Highlighting the importance the artist finds in words, the book draws special attention to the captivating poetic titles of her paintings, such as I WOULD LIKE TO SHOW YOU THE INFINITE SPLENDOR OF STARDUST IN THE UNIVERSE and FIGURE OF THE MIDNIGHT DARKNESS OF THE UNIVERSE THAT I DEDICATED ALL MY HEART. Purchase from David Zwirner Books Here.