Kusama: Infinity - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Kusama: Infinity Reviews

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October 8, 2018
With her magenta wig and absent, dissociated manner, [Kusama] is a slightly humourless but compelling subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 8, 2018
A film about the struggles undertaken by a woman making it in a man's world.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 5, 2018
A respectful and valuable tribute.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 4, 2018
Using interviews, archive photographs and footage, and the artist's own testimony, Lenz gives a detailed account of Kusama's time in New York.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2018
A dapper, skilful tour of the Japanese artist's life and work.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 2, 2018
Infinity is an essential watch in order to understand why Yayoi Kusama's art matters, and how the person behind the dots is inspirational beyond the finite reach of our own individual universes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 1, 2018
An intellectually absorbing film that is beautiful to watch.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 1, 2018
"Kusama: Infinity" makes me believe that as Dostoevsky once wrote, "Beauty will save the world."
September 30, 2018
[A] visually elegant, emotionally engaging documentary...that celebrates [Kusama] as a person as well as an artist.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 28, 2018
You don't need to be a fan of eccentric Japanese sculptor and installation artist Yayoi Kusama to appreciate this documentary about her life and career.
September 27, 2018
Heather Lenz's new doc seeks to right those wrongs, and in the process, celebrate and provide context to the life of this incredibly complex person.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 26, 2018
Yayoi Kusama waited most of her life for the recognition, fame, and fortune that she sought when she first came to New York in 1958. Today, at age 89, she is the top-selling female artist in the world.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 24, 2018
What Kusama: Infinity offers is a grand if glancing overview of the scope of her artwork. And that is, literally, plenty.
September 19, 2018
Lenz piques your interest with the story of this unusual, fierce talent, but the payoff is in the color and spectacle of the art.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5
September 18, 2018
Like her work, the film sneaks up on you. The pieces move from interesting to mesmerizing.
September 14, 2018
Lenz's Kusama - Infinity beautifully captures the work and life story of Yayoi Kusama and follows the downward spiral that was Kusama's life.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
September 13, 2018
Lenz presents Kusama's art pieces copiously and admiringly, revealing them as serious works that reflect both dark experiences and a hope for peace. The movie's an optical treat.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 12, 2018
"Kusama: Infinity" is a fascinating guide to its subject and her work, but the emotional wall Kusama lives behind remains unbroken. She is a loner and a mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 12, 2018
This marvelous biodoc opens the door to a unique, massively prolific talent. See it immediately.
September 12, 2018
The film offers insight and eye candy, despite the fact that it is far more traditional - in style and format - than its subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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