How to Paint like Yayoi Kusama

83-year-old Japanese pop artist Yayoi Kusama is famed within fashion circles for her collaboration with Louis Vuitton, and deservedly world-renowned for her eccentric art style and even more eccentric personality.

And now you can learn to paint like her! This mini art lesson from Corey D'Augustine presents a take on 'Accumulation No. 1', a piece in signature Yayoi Kusama style, but more subtly, without the bright colours and bold shapes Kasuma is known for, interpreting a monochrome spiderweb pattern.


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This series of videos by MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art in New York) includes tutorials on how to replicate the painting style of Canadian abstract artist Agnes Martin, and many other well-known expressionists like Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Ad Reinhardt and Franz Kline.

Video by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

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