Louis Vuitton supports Yayoi Kusama
Luxury fashion house Louise Vuitton has announced that it is to support Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s exhibition next year in London. Kusama who is celebrating over 60 years as an artist is holding a retrospective at the Tate Modern London, from February 9-June 5.
Kusama’s art is often as experiential and features huge landscapes created using clouds, balls, polka dots, lights and mirrors. The exhibition will feature artworks in various media include sculpture, painting, installation and film, and will include Kusama’s iconic film Kusama’s Self-Obliteration from 1968.
To coincide with the artist’s retrospective the Louis Vuitton Bond Street Maison will also hold unseen Kusama work in its exhibition space. The luxury fashion brand has collaborated with other artists in the past, including John Stezaker, Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry.
Additionally, the French brand will be also support a programme of activity for young people at Tate surrounding the Kusama exhibition and connecting the Louis Vuitton Young Arts Project and the ReCreative website.