Art, On this day...

It’s Halloween!

Today many people will celebrate one of the most famous holidays of our modern calendar: Halloween. A holiday that has aroused interest since its origin and which symbols include religious references of Christian and ancient pagan cults, as well as from Gothic literature. Its symbology is easily found in art: paintings, books, films, etc. Origin… Continue reading It’s Halloween!

Art, Artists, Exhibitions

Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is one of my favourite contemporary artists. She was born in Matsumoto (Japan) and she is famous especially for her sculptures and installations. However, she is also active in painting, film, performance, fashion, poetry and other arts.  Her work is very personal (autobiographical) and is based in conceptual art showing some characteristics of… Continue reading Infinity Mirror Rooms by Yayoi Kusama

Art History, Artists, Painters, Pop-Art, Sculptors

Polka dots

The Japanese artist and writer, Yayoi Kusama, she is well-known for the polka dots motifs of her works. She has worked in a wide variety of media that includes painting, collage, soft sculpture, performance art, environmental installations in most of them she exhibits her interest in psychedelic colours, repetition and pattern. She’s a precursor of… Continue reading Polka dots