Everybody Needs a Little Limitation: The Dotty Art of Yayoi Kusama

In 2008, a painting by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama sold at Christie’s New York for $5.8 million, one of the highest prices ever paid for a work by a living woman painter. There is some irony in this, given Kusama’s lifelong dedication to what she calls “self-obliteration,” an artistic practice close to therapy that aims […]