A Virtual Screening|
Directed by Heather Lenz
2018, USA, 76 minutes
Yayoi Kusama was an underdog with everything stacked against her: the trauma of growing up in Japan during World War II, life in a dysfunctional family, sexism and racism in the art establishment, mental illness in a culture where that was shameful. In spite of it all, she has created a legacy that spans painting, sculpture, installation art, performance art, poetry, and literary fiction. She is now the top-selling female artist in the entire world.
COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Rockland Center for the Arts and Edward Hopper House. Members of those art centers receive the member discount.
DISCUSSION: There will be a webinar at 9:30 on Friday, May 8. Details will come soon.
HOW TO VIEW: Ticket buyers will receive an email on Friday, May 8, providing a link to the film. You can begin watching the film anytime between 5:00 and 8:00 PM that evening. That will be the only opportunity for viewing.
"Makes a convincing case that the art world and the general public are still catching up with the influence of Yayoi Kusama, the painter, sculptor and performance artist perhaps most widely known for her mirrored Infinity rooms. . . Provides ample, illuminating access to an artists way of thinking and working." Ben Kenigsberg, The New York Times
Purchase tickets online, below, or by phone at 800-838-3006.
Rivertown Film Online (View)
58 Depew Avenue (Broadway at Depew, Enter on Broadway)
Nyack, NY 10960