Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama
Text by Lewis Carroll. Artwork by Yayoi Kusama
Since childhood, Kusama has been afflicted with a condition that makes her see spots, which means she sees the world in a surreal, almost hallucinogenic way that sits very well with the Wonderland of Alice. She is fascinated by childhood and the way adults have the ability, at their most creative, to see things the way children do, a central concern of the Alice books, by Lewis Carroll.
The book is colour illustrated to very high specification, with her images interspersed thoughtfully throughout the text.
Artists: Yayoi Kusama
Contributors: Lewis Carroll, Yayoi Kusama
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 9 in (19.1 x 22.9 cm)
Retail: $35 US & Canada
Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s (b. 1929) work has transcended two of the most important art movements of the second half of the twentieth century: pop art and minimalism. Her highly influential career spans paintings, performances, room-size presentations, outdoor sculptural installations, literary works, films, fashion, design, and interventions within existing architectural structures, which allude at once to microscopic and macroscopic universes.