Six Guests
Artwork: Six Guests
Size: table: 113 x 185 x 130; chair: 83 x 65 x 55 cm
Medium: Wood, canvas, spray paint, fibre and mixed media
Creation year: 1986
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'Yayoi Kusama [in Kanji and English] 'SIX GUESTS [in Kanji and English] 1986' on the underside of the table; further signed and titled 'SIX GUESTS [in Kanji and English]' Yayoi Kusama [in Kanji and English]' on the underside of five chairs
Category: Installations
Provenance: Private Collection; Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, Hong Kong; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 2012
Exhibition history: Tokyo, Fuji Television Gallery, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Explosion, 6-28 June 1986, n.p. (illustrated); Tokyo, The National Museum of Modern Art; Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art, Yayoi Kusama: Eternity Modernity; then traveled as Eight Places for Burning Soul, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; then traveled as Yayoi Kusama: Sailing the Sea of Infinity, Kumamoto, Contemporary Art Museum; then traveled as Yayoi Kusama: The Place for My Soul, Matsumoto, Matsumoto City Museum of Art, 26 October 2004 - 10 October 2005, no. 112, p. 181 (illustrated); Hong Kong, Sotheby's S|2 Gallery, Yayoi Kusama: Hong Kong Blooms in My Mind, 19-31 May 2012, pl. 16, pp. 46-47

Phillips Hong Kong

Date: 2019-11-24
Lot Number: 27
Notes: This work is accompanied by a registration card issued by the artist's company