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Photo of Yayoi Kusama's Obliteration Room full of all-white furniture and surfaces covered in colored polka-dot stickers.

Event Details

January 19, 2019
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m.


Members: $200
Not-Yet-Members: $225
Reservations Required


High Museum of Art
Greene Family Education Center

Event Description

Join us for a weekly class series every Saturday from January 19 through February 16.

Schedule of Classes
5 Saturdays, 1–2:30 p.m.

  • Saturday, January 19
  • Saturday, January 26
  • Saturday, February 2
  • Saturday, February 9
  • Saturday, February 16

Don’t miss this special opportunity to explore the career of artist Yayoi Kusama from her childhood through today. The course will look at how Kusama has inspired others and drawn inspiration from those around her. Focus will be placed on Kusama’s time in New York in the 1960s. During this formative time in her career, Kusama was active in many art circles. The class will include a lecture and classroom discussion as well as time in the galleries with the newly installed collection viewing works that were produced in the same artistic communities in which Kusama took part.

About Your Instructor
Headshot of Alexandra Tunstall.
Alexandra Tunstall is Professor of Art History at Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta. She teaches Asian art courses, as well as world art history and twentieth-century art. She received her PhD in Chinese art history from Columbia University in 2015. Her research interests include Asian textiles, painting, calligraphy, contemporary Asian art, and women artists. Dr. Tunstall has published on women artists and Chinese tapestry.

Reserve tickets online
For more information, please contact Erin Dougherty at 404-733-4463.