Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
by: Yayoi Kusama and Lewis Carroll
Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: With Artwork by Yayoi Kusama (A Penguin Classics Hardcover) / ISBN 9780141197302 / top-notch production
Since childhood, Kusama has been afflicted with a condition that makes her see spots, which means she sees the world in a surreal, almost hallucinogenic way that sits very well with the Wonderland of Alice. She is fascinated by childhood and the way adults have the ability, at their most creative, to see things the way children do, a central concern of the Alice books. The classic book is color illustrated with a clothbound jacket, and produced to very high specification. Kusama's images are interspersed throughout the text. Produced in collaboration with the Kusama Studio, Tokyo and Gagosian Gallery.
Yayoi Kusama is an artist whose work is in the collections of leading museums throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; LACMA, Los Angeles; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Tate Modern, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Major exhibitions of her work have appeared in many of the world's most celebrated museums.