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  • Provenance

    Tezukayama Gallery, Osaka
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Literature

    All Prints of KUSAMA YAYOI 1979 - 2004, Tokyo, 2006, no. 329, p. 150 (another example illustrated)
    Yayoi Kusama Prints 1979-2017, Tokyo, 2019, no. 330, p. 189 (another example illustrated)

  • Artist Biography

    Yayoi Kusama

    Japanese • 1929

    Named "the world's most popular artist" in 2015, it's not hard to see why Yayoi Kusama continues to dazzle contemporary art audiences globally. From her signature polka dots—"fabulous," she calls them—to her mirror-and-light Infinity Rooms, Kusama's multi-dimensional practice of making art elevates the experience of immersion. To neatly pin an artistic movement onto Kusama would be for naught: She melds and transcends the aesthetics and theories of many late twentieth century movements, including Pop Art and Minimalism, without ever taking a singular path. 

    As an octogenarian who still lives—somewhat famously—in a psychiatric institution in Tokyo and steadfastly paints in her immaculate studio every day, Kusama honed her punchy cosmic style in New York City in the 1960s. During this period, she staged avant-garde happenings, which eventually thrust her onto the international stage with a series of groundbreaking exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in the 1980s and the 45th Venice Biennale in 1993. She continues to churn out paintings and installations at inspiring speed, exhibiting internationally in nearly every corner of the globe, and maintains a commanding presence on the primary market and at auction. 

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A PUMPKIN BB-C

2004
signed, titled, numbered and dated 'P.P. "A PUMPKIN BB-C" 2004 Yayoi Kusama' along bottom edge
screenprint on wove paper
sheet 33 x 39 cm. (12 7/8 x 15 3/8 in.)
frame 45.6 x 48.5 cm. (17 7/8 x 19 1/8 in.)

Executed in 2004, this work is a printer's proof from an edition of 80 plus 8 artist’s proofs and 5 printer’s proofs.

Estimate
HK$120,000 - 180,000 
€13,100-19,600
$15,400-23,100

Sold for HK$225,000

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Online Auction 2 - 14 September 2020