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Kusama: Infinity (2018)

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Kusama - Infinity explores artist Yayoi Kusama's journey from a conservative upbringing in Japan to her brush with fame in America during the 1960s (where she rivaled Andy Warhol for press attention) and concludes with the international fame she has finally achieved within the art world. Now in her 80s, Kusama has spent the last 30 years living in a mental institution in Japan.

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Critic Reviews for Kusama: Infinity

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

At the height of Kusama hysteria in Toronto, the film will make highly informative viewing both for those who get it - and for those who don't.

May 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

In its completist view and slavish devotion to a linear timeline of the artist's life, the film could easily devolve into a dutiful plod, were its subject not relentlessly interesting. But she is, so it doesn't, though it veers dangerously close.

May 10, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Captures the struggle not only of one woman to make art, but also the issues that have beset almost all women working in the arts.

May 15, 2018 | Full Review…

Lenz shows you Kusama's shows, and the mimicking exhibitions of her male contemporaries. It's a perfect film for the #metoo era: A glimpse into the life of a visionary born when even "progressive culture" ignored women's voices.

May 14, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Sporadically interesting but mostly tedious...

May 14, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

It's still a fascinating film but it comes up short.

May 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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