Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors will be on display at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in March and ticket sales have been doing extremely well.
Herman Lo, the Director of Visitor Experience at the AGO, says the demand for tickets is incredible and he’s never seen anything like it.
More than 100,000 tickets are already sold and new blocks of tickets will become available to the general public on March 6th at 10 a.m.
“This is the first for the AGO,” Lo added. “We have never seen this type of demand before for an exhibition that has not even opened yet.”
It’s popularity is no surprise.The kaleidoscope of colours and lights is being called one of the most instagrammed art exhibits.
Yayoi Kusama is an 88-year-old artist who works out of her studio in Toyko, Japan. This exhibit allows people to step into her world and take a glance at her 65-year career.
“She started making art at a very young age and her first attempts at making art were a way of making sense of experiences she was having of hallucinations,” says Adelina Vlas. Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the AGO.
Her work will be coming here to the AGO as a stop on a North American tour. It will be in Toronto, the only Canadian stop, from March 3rd to May 27th.