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Yayoi Kusama 草間彌生 | A Gill 鰓

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April 6, 04:44 AM GMT


1,200,000 - 2,000,000 HKD

Lot Details


Yayoi Kusama

b. 1929

A Gill

gouache, India ink and oil on paper

signed and dated 1955; signed in English, titled in English, dated 1955, and inscribed in Japanese on the reverse

60.4 by 72 cm.  23¾ by 28⅜ in.

This work is accompanied by a registration card issued by YAYOI KUSAMA Inc.








YAYOI KUSAMA,《A gill》,1955,一九五五(作品背面)

60.4 x 72 公分,23¾ x 28⅜ 英寸


Please note that the dimensions of the work should read 60.4 by 72 cm. 23¾ by 28⅜ in.

Private Collection, Japan (gifted by the artist)

Thence by descent to the present owner




Louise Neri and Takaya Goto Eds., Yayoi Kusama, New York 2012, p. 48, 57, illustrated in colour


Louise Neri及Takaya Goto編著,《草間彌生》(紐約,2012年),頁48及57,載彩圖

Seattle, Zoe Dusanne Gallery, Yayoi Kusama, December 1957

Tokyo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Love Forever: YAYOI KUSAMA 1958-1968; In Full Bloom: YAYOI KUSAMA, Years in Japan, April – July 1999

Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art, Yayoi Kusama: Eternity - Modernity, October - December 2004, p. 65, illustrated in colour. The exhibition later travelled to Matsumoto, City Museum of Art, Yayoi Kusama: The Place For My Soul, July - October 2005

Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro De Arte Reina Sofia, YAYOI KUSAMA, May – September 2011

Paris, Centre Pompidou, YAYOI KUSAMA, October 2011 - January 2012

London, Tate Modern, Yayoi Kusama, February – June 2012, p. 27, 174, illustrated in colour. The exhibition later travelled to New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, YAYOI KUSAMA, July – September 2012

Denmark, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, YAYOI KUSAMA, September 2015 – January 2016, p. 30, illustrated in colour. The exhibition later travelled to Oslo, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, February - May 2016, Stockholm, Moderna Museet, June – September 2016, and Helsinki Art Museum, October 2016 – January 2017

Tokyo, Yayoi Kusama Museum, Yayoi Kusama: A Poem in My Heart, March - August 2022


西雅圖,Zoe Dusanne 畫廊,「草間彌生」,1957 年 12 月

東京,東京都現代美術館,「Love Forever : YAYOI KUSAMA 1958-1968; In Full Bloom: YAYOI KUSAMA, Years in Japan」,1999年4月至7月






東京,草間彌生美術館,「A Poem in My Heart」,2022年3月至8月