Louis Vuitton X Yayoi Kusama
THE WORLDS OF
LOUIS VUITTON AND YAYOI KUSAMA
For the second time, Louis Vuitton has invited the preeminent Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to a new creative encounter, reawakening, evolving and expanding on the pioneering initial exchange. The launch of the collection is celebrated with a campaign starring internationally renowned supermodels.
A COLLECTION INSPIRED BY
Blending the creativity of Yayoi Kusama and the savoir-faire of Louis Vuitton, the new collection reinterprets the Maison’s iconic pieces, infused with the artist’s signature motifs. Celebrating art, audacity, and craftsmanship, Kusama’s Painted Dots, Metal Dots, Infinity Dots, and Psychedelic Flower enliven the universe of Louis Vuitton.
A FEAT OF CRAFTSMANSHIP
Showcasing Louis Vuitton’s savoir-faire, an innovative serigraphy technique reproduces Kusama’s brushstrokes, giving a strikingly realistic hand-painted 3D effect. Applied by hand, one-by-one, various sized metal half spheres enliven a selection of pieces in the collection with a stunning silver mirror effect.
“I am determined tocreate a Kusamaworld, which no onehas ever done andtrodden into”.
A VISIONARY LIFE
From humble beginnings in rural Japan to internationally renowned artist, Kusama determinedly transformed her own life, spinning enchantment from the power of her art. Totally unclassifiable, she has emerged as the most influential living female artist today.
KUSAMA-IFY YOUR WORLD
See the world through Kusama’s eyes thanks to social filters inspired by her signature motifs.