Yayoi Kusama: exhibition brings together 65 years of artist's bizarre works

By Naaman Zhou

Prolific artist's odds and ends dive across mediums and forms, but are always united by the pattern, repetitions, mirrors and pumpkins

In the most colourful room of her Brisbane exhibition, a horned, hard-looking sculpture sits between Yayoi Kusama's newest paintings like some sprouting alien plant made of clogs.

At first it looks like a storage display for shoes, printed all over with the Japanese octagenerian's trademark polka dots. But with every moment spent looking closer, a weird, unexpected, unpredictably organic new feature pops up. A blossom on top of a blossom that turns rather elegantly into an antenna.

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