Advisory: Media open house and tour for “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors”

What: 

Media open house and tour for “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors”

When: 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: 

Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Seventh Street and Independence Avenue

Who: 

Melissa Chiu, director, Hirshhorn Museum
Mika Yoshitake, exhibition curator and associate curator, Hirshhorn Museum

 

10 a.m.–2 p.m.: media open house
2 p.m.–3 p.m.: media tour

“Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” is the first exhibition to explore the legendary Japanese artist’s iconic Infinity Mirror Rooms. Visitors will be able to step inside Kusama’s world by experiencing six of her dazzling mirrored environments—an unprecedented number—alongside new paintings, sculptures, rare archival material and large-scale installations such as the participatory “Obliteration Room.”

Following its Washington debut at the Hirshhorn, “Infinity Mirrors” will embark on the first North American retrospective of Kusama’s work in nearly 20 years.

More information is available at http://hirshhorn.si.edu/kusama.

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SI-99-2017

Media only 
Allison Peck
202-633-2825 
pecka@si.edu

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