The 86-year-old’s signature polka-dotted sculptures and mirror installations attracted up to 9,000 visitors a day. The exhibition toured major cities in South America and Central America. Overall the exhibition was seen by more than a whopping 2 million people.
“Kusama is the only one of our artists who sells on every continent. She’s very rare in that she has this kind of credibility within the art world establishment, but she also has a very popular appeal.”