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A Kusama Infinity Mirror Room Is Coming to Dallas Museum of Art

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Yayoi Kusama’s infinity mirror room pieces have become extremely popular resulting in sold out exhibition tickets and lengthy lines due to their Instagram-worthy, magically encompassing, and imaginative qualities.

According to a video by the Tate, Kusama has lived in a psychiatric institution voluntarily since 1977. She wants to share her obsessive works of art that she creates as a form of escape. Viewers are transported once they step inside her mirror room installations, like the two pieces on view last year at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. “Love Is Calling” displayed colorful, dotted tentacles emerging from the ground and “Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity” employed lights delicately hung from the ceiling to create the illusion that the lights went on forever due to reflections from shallow water on the ground and mirrors on the walls and ceilings.

Now, according to D Magazine, the Dallas Museum of Art will acquire a 2016 piece by Kusama called “All the Eternal Love I Have for the Pumpkins.” This installation piece will become part of the museum’s collection and be on display from October 1st to February 25th. The art museum’s director Agustín Arteaga said, “We are excited to share this boundary pushing, experiential work with our visitors and to be the only museum in North America to have one of Kusama’s pumpkin-themed mirror rooms represented in our collection.”

Learn more about Kusama’s incredible work here.