2. Finally! KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature Opening at New York Botanical Garden

Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama NYBG
Narcissus Garden by Yayoi Kusama Photo Courtesy of New York Botanical Garden

The long-delayed garden exhibition KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature will open at New York Botanical Garden on April 10th. The exhibition will be a comprehensive survey of the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama lifelong obsession with the natural world. KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature will include programs, a publication, and exhibits both in the gardens and within the surrounding buildings of the 250-acre landscape.

The artist’s spectacular sculptures, signature polka-dotted organic forms, and mesmerizing paintings of plants and flowers will be presented along with archival material never before publicly exhibited. The change of seasons will complement the spectacular works during the six-month run of the exhibit. The Yayoi Kusama exhibit KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature is on view from April 10 through October 31, 2021. Tickets are available through the New York Botanical Garden website.