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Illustrator Elisa Macellari to Release Graphic Novel of Yayoi Kusama's Artistic Journey

Featuring 400 drawings of the Japanese icon.

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Italian-Thai illustrator Elisa Macellari has unveiled her latest project set to release next month. Titled KUSAMA: A Graphic Biography, the graphic novel will showcase the life of Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. The book consists of 128 pages and features 400 illustrations detailing her journey from Japan to New York in the ’60s and how she became the success she is today. It will also include some of her most iconic works, including her signature polka-dot prints and nature-inspired paintings.

Take a closer look at the front cover of the upcoming graphic novel above. KUSAMA: A Graphic Biography is priced at $19.99 USD and will be available to purchase via Laurence King’s website on September 15.

Elsewhere in art, Spanish artist Okuda San Miguel is set to launch his solo exhibition in LA later this month.

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