When Yayoi Kusama was a little girl, she told her parents she wanted to be an artist. Her parents forbade her and tore up her drawings. But that didn’t stop her. When she couldn’t afford art supplies, she used old paper sacks and mud to create her art. Eventually, she convinced her parents to let her go to art school and study painting — and today, she is one of the most famous artists in the world.
Get to know Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese artist known for her extensive use of polka dots and for her infinity installations, in this illustrated early reader biography from the You Should Meet series! Colorful illustrations capture key moments from Kusama's life, while the age-appropriate text keeps kids flipping pages. This is an appealing and colorful introduction to a pioneering artist whose unique view of the world has delighted people everywhere!