Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” Hit the Road

by Melissa Mellati


“Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away,” (2013). Wood, metal, glass mirrors, plastic, acrylic panel, rubber, LED lighting system, and acrylic balls. 113 x 163 3/8 x 168 1/8 inches. David Zwirner Gallery, New York City. Photo: David Urbanke.


Yayoi Kusama’s “Infinity Mirrors” Hit the Road

The much loved Japanese artist,

Yayoi Kusama

, known for her hugely popular “Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away” installation, will be touring across North America in a special exhibition surveying seven decades of the her work, reports 


. The “Infinity Mirror” room currently in place at the Broad Museum was featured in one of pop singer Adele’s music videos and has served as a popular selfie backdrop for museum goers with it’s boundless sea of fairy lights and reflective surfaces.

The special exhibition, aptly titled: “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors,” will feature no less than six of her immersive “Infinity Mirror” rooms, along with several of her other captivating past works and installations—some of which have yet to be shown in North America.

The exhibit will debut February 23, 2017 at the Smithsonian Institution’s

Hirshhorn Museum

and Sculpture Garden. It will then move to the

Seattle Art Museum

from June to September 2017,

The Broad

in Los Angeles from October 2017 to January 2018, followed by appearances at the

Art Gallery of Ontario

in Toronto and the

Cleveland Museum of Art