Yayoi Kusama

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Artists and footballers warm up for Manchester international festival
Janelle Monáe, work by Yayoi Kusama and Ryuichi Sakamoto and a collaboration between footballer Juan Mata and artist Tino Sehgal kick off at this summer’s event

Shaad D'Souza

14, Mar, 2023 @11:01 AM

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Battle for succession in house of Dior: siblings jostle to seize family crown
The world’s richest man, Bernard Arnault, is choosing which of his children will lead his $418bn conglomorate. Cue gold-plated intrigue and drama …

Edward Helmore

14, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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And … relax: film, music, art and books for chilling out
From a sun-dappled Japanese purgatory to a weightless infinity of mirrors, our critics recommend art that both stimulates and soothes

Jonathan Jones, Sam Jordison, Rebecca Liu, Hollie Richardson and Jenessa Williams

29, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Yayoi Kusama pumpkin sculpture washed into sea by Japan storm
Experts consider possibility of rebuilding artist’s work, which was swept off a pier near Naoshima

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

12, Aug, 2021 @8:13 AM

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‘My cheapo garden fairy lights do this too’ – Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirror Rooms
The Japanese artist turns her visual hallucinations into a flaring and dimming clockwork universe. But I seem to be immune. Perhaps if I brought a small child or was interested in taking selfies …

Adrian Searle

17, May, 2021 @9:18 AM

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Yayoi Kusama's message to Covid-19: 'Disappear from this earth'
The veteran Japanese avant-garde artist has issued a poem of defiance in the teeth of the ‘terrible monster’, the coronavirus pandemic

Mark Brown

15, Apr, 2020 @11:00 AM

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From standup to the Sistine chapel: the best online culture for self-isolation
The coronavirus crisis has closed galleries and concert halls – but inspired an explosion of creativity to enjoy at home. Here’s some of the best

Stuart Jeffries

22, Mar, 2020 @5:16 PM

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'Old-fashioned awesome' – readers pick their favourite art of the 21st century
After we published our chart of the best art since 2000, you sent in your thoughts and suggestions, from price-slash Banksys to Yayoi Kusama’s oblivion

Guardian readers

24, Sep, 2019 @11:57 AM

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Yayoi Kusama’s Pumpkin: dot to dot veggie or metaphor for obliteration?
The Japanese pop artist combines her famous polka dots with Halloween’s motif of choice, the pumpkin

Skye Sherwin

26, Oct, 2018 @8:59 AM

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Kusama: Infinity review – colourful art doc connects the dots
A celebratory introduction to the work of Yayoi Kusama, Japan’s biggest-selling living artist, hints at the roots of her obsessive pattern-making

Peter Bradshaw

05, Oct, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Yayoi Kusama review – about as artistic as a lava lamp
Her mirror installation will inspire selfies – but if she’s the greatest artist of our time, it doesn’t say much for our time

Jonathan Jones

02, Oct, 2018 @2:52 PM

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Yayoi Kusama: the world's favourite artist?
After spending the past four decades in a psychiatric hospital, her name written out of art history, Yayoi Kusama became an art-world phenomenon in the age of the selfie

Tim Adams

23, Sep, 2018 @8:30 AM

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