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A LIFETIME OF POLKADOTS

I was in Palm Springs last month and came across the Louis Vuitton store that had a window display by Yayoi Kusama, the Japanese artist who is obsessed with polkadots, repeating patterns, and intense colors. Here’s an example of the display with Yayoi Kusama in the middle (can you believe she’s in her 80’s?):

Unfortunately I can’t afford anything from the collaboration line between Vuitton and Kusama. I just wish I could have some of those polkadot tentacles from the window display!

Here is a retrospective video from the Tate museum that shows highlights from her work:

 

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JAPANESE GARDEN AT THE HUNTINGTON

waterfall at in the Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library

flying dog decoration on a rooftop

Japanese maple leaves in the water

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there’s a sand garden in the japanese garden, and so i had some fun with the contract and light settings of my photo software

 

 
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