Gustav Metzger, Whose Creations Were Works Of Destruction, Dies At 90

Students from Central Saint Martins art school in London work behind Gustav Metzger, after his worldwide call for a Day of Action to Remember Nature in 2015.

The artist, who lost most of his family to the Holocaust when he was young, founded the auto-destructive art movement. He explored how destruction could become an act of creation and dissent.

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‘Priestess Of Polka Dots’ Yayoi Kusama Gives Gallerygoers A Taste Of Infinity

Yayoi Kusama with recent works in Tokyo in 2016. In 1968, Kusama wrote, "Our Earth is only one polka dot among a million stars in the cosmos. Polka dots are a way to infinity."

The Japanese artist is known for her "infinity rooms," which have mirrored walls that make the space feel endless. Six of those rooms are now on display at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C.

(Image credit: Tomoaki Makino/Courtesy of Yayoi Kusama)