Dive into the mesmerizing world of Louis Vuitton and iconic artist Yayoi Kusama as they introduce 'Creating Infinity', their latest collaborative masterpiece. This fashion tome embodies the synergy of two giants - Louis Vuitton, the epitome of luxury (Ticker: PARIS:MC.PA), and Yayoi Kusama, the queen of avant-garde art.
Featuring detailed chronicles of the globally celebrated artist's fashion journey and her signature artistic motifs, the book becomes a canvas enriched by insights from industry stalwarts.
Guided by the editorial prowess of Ferdinando Verderi and Isabel Venero, readers are first greeted with a heartfelt prologue penned by Kusama herself, setting the stage for a deep dive into her enduring legacy. Notable mentions include Marc Jacobs, who nostalgically looks back at the inception of Louis Vuitton's enduring alliance with Kusama, and Jo-Ann Furniss, who elucidates the intricacies of their recent union.
Insights by Mika Yoshitake and Philip Larratt-Smith, both esteemed curators for Kusama's exhibits, shed light on her innovative essence. Meanwhile, Hans Ulrich Obrist, the renowned curator and artistic mastermind behind London’s Serpentine Gallery, orchestrates an engaging conversation with Kusama scholar, Akira Tatehata.
Beyond the fashion and art realms, 'Creating Infinity' also celebrates Kusama's indelible mark on pop culture. Contemporary artists and musicians, including Arca, Katherine Bradford, Anne Imhoff, Ryan McNamara, Raúl de Nieves, Ryan Trecartin, Nora Turato, and Jacolby Satterwhite, echo the sentiment, praising Kusama’s visionary prowess, exemplified by her iconic polka dots and reflective orbs.