Flowers--Overcoat

1964

Yayoi Kusama, Japanese, b. Matsumoto City, 1929

Cloth overcoat, plastic flowers, metallic paint and wood hanger, 50 3/4 x 28 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (128.9 x 73.3 x 14.6 cm)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest and Purchase Funds, 1998

Accession Number: 98.38

Provenance:
The artist
[Gallery Mickery, Loenersloot, The Netherlands, 1968]
[Private collection, Amsterdam]
Blumarts, Inc., New York, to 2 December 1998
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest and Purchase Funds, 1998

Exhibition History:
[GALERIE MICKERY, Loenersloot, The Netherlands. "Exhibition of works by Yayoi Kusama from 1963 to 1965," 9 June-7 July 1968.]
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Gyroscope: Fall 2005," 3 November 2005-8 January 2006, no cat.
MUSEO NACIONAL CENTRO DE ARTE REINA SOFIA, Madrid. "Yayoi Kusama Retrospective," 10 May-18 September 2011. TOUR: CENTRE GEORGES POMPIDOU, Paris, 19 October-9 January 2012; TATE MODERN, London, 1 February-20 May; WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICAN ART, New York, 12 July-30 September.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Over, Under, Next: Experiments in Mixed Media, 1913-Present," 18 April-8 September 2013, no cat.
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors," 23 February-14 May 2017, cat.

Published References:
UNSIGNED. "Gyroscope: Fall 2005," (Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, 2005), fig. 3. [exhibition brochure]

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection, Dada/Fluxus