There are so many photographs of Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity mirror rooms yet I hadn’t visited any: I have a deep aversion to queuing. So the recent Tate Modern exhibition finally gave me the opportunity to experience them alone and for several minutes. Restrictions still in place meant that I had the spaces to myself.
This first one was a small standing piece with the scale increasing as I went on.
Just one chandelier can do so much in the right hands as seen in the second piece.
The third and final room, “Filled with the Brilliance of Life”, used water with colour-changing lights for its effects.
It was interesting to notice that most visitors practically ignored the rest of the exhibition giving an overview of Kusama’s earlier career. I really enjoyed seeing images of performances and installations from New York. She was a pioneer in so many ways.