We're so excited for the Yayoi Kusama show that we paid homage...with our faces

In honour of the Japanese legend's highly-anticipated show at the AGO, we're teaching you how to polka dot your way to an at-home version of her work.

Polka dot your way to an at-home version of the Japanese legend's work

We're so excited for the Yayoi Kusama show that we paid homage...with our faces

5 years ago
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In honour of the Japanese legend's upcoming show at the AGO, Online Kyne is teaching us how to polka dot our way to an at-home version of "Infinity Mirror."

Iconic Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's immersive infinity rooms are coming to Canada this March, and we just can't wait.

In fact, we're so excited to explore the 88-year-old artist's iconic installations that we asked makeup artist extraordinaire Kyne Santos (a.k.a. Online Kyne) to help us get lost in our own Kusama-inspired sea of polka-dots.

Do try this at home!

Yayoi Kusama. Infinity Mirror Room—Phalli’s Field,1965. Installation view in Floor Show, Castellane Gallery, New York, 1965. Courtesy of Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo/Singapore; Victoria Miro, London; David Zwirner, New York. © Yayoi Kusama. (Photo: Eikoh Hosoe)

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors is on at the Art Gallery of Ontario from March 3 – May 27.

Watch CBC Arts: Exhibitionists online or on Friday nights at 12:30am (1am NT) and Sundays at 3:30pm (4pm NT) on CBC Television.


Kyne Santos (aka Online Kyne) is a Filipino-Canadian makeup artist and YouTuber who specializes in theatrical drag makeup transformations, usually involving glitter and glue sticks and the occasional vial of fake blood. For Kyne, makeup allows him to transform himself into a walking work of art and gives him an outlet for the boundless ideas in his imagination.


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