Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room

Last Saturday, after a breakfast of Dough doughnuts & iced coffee, we walked west down 19th Street to the David Zwirner Gallery to check out Yayoi Kusama's Give Me Love exhibition, more precisely, the Obliteration Room (along with hoards of tourists and every other art lover in New York City...).
I have only queued for more than an hour for something on two previous occasions, (both times for the Tatty Devine Sample Sale...), but on Saturday I spent two hours in line to spend 3 minutes (yes THREE minutes) in an exhibit. People be crazy!
Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room is an interactive exhibit that begins as an entirely white space, usually a purely monochrome living room, and is then "obliterated" by visitors who are each given a sheet of multi-coloured polka dot stickers to stick wherever they like!
The exhibit closes today after a months run and I really wish we'd visited a week or two earlier because you can barely make out what's what anymore - the room has certainly been obliterated! For instance the picture above shows a desk with a laptop, an Anglepoise lamp, books and a window - but you'd hardly know it now, would ya! That being said, I'm still glad I persevered in the long queue to see it as it was pretty darn cool!

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