Monday, April 9, 2018

Realistic Object Sculpture: Pumpkin by Yayoi Kusama - NY, NY

New York, NY

N 40° 45.674 W 073° 59.931

Short Description: 

A sculpture of a Yayoi Kusama pumpkin is located in front of the Sky Building at 605 W 42nd St, New York, NY.

Long Description:

A 94.875" by 92.5" by 92.5" bronze sculpture of a pumpkin, decorated with a bronze covering, was created by Yayoi Kusama in 2014. According to the artist, who is famous for her sculptures of pumpkins in this style:

"It seems that pumpkins do not inspire much respect. But I was enchanted by their charming and winsome form. What appealed to me most was the pumpkin's generous unpretentiousness. That and its solid spiritual base."

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