Get Dotty With Yayoi Kusama for I Love Kusama!

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When In Manila and you want a taste of dotty art, there’s no place else to go but the Ayala Museum for the I Love Kusama exhibit. Mounted for the first time on such a large scale, the exhibit is home to the Philippines’ possibly largest collection of paintings, prints, installations, and merchandise of the famed Japanese designer Yayoi Kusama.

 

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Mr. Kenneth Esguerra, senior curator and head of conservation for the Ayala  Museum gives his welcome remarks

 

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Minister Setsuo Ohmori, Head of Chancery of the Embassy of Japan

 

Yayoi Kusama became a mainstream hit when she was tapped by Marc Jacobs to design a series of bags for French luxury label Louis Vuitton. In true Kusama fashion, she draped colored dots on the handbags, shoes, jewelry, and clothes, adding a touch of whimsy on a storied brand. But even before her historic partnership with Jacobs, she has wowed the art world with her experimental take on art.


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