This weekend is the final weekend that Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrors will be at the Hirshhorn. This morning my friend Peter and I stopped by to have one last look and to check the progress of the Obliteration Room which was, as one would hope, nearly totally obliterated by dots.

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The Obliteration Room

A rough comparison from February to today.

The Obliteration Room starts off as an all white recreation of a home living space. As visitors arrive they're given a small sheet of multicolor dots which they're free to place anywhere they like (or can reach). Over the course of the exhibition, the room is gradually transformed — obliterated, in Kusama's terms — into a riot of color that almost erases the outlines of the objects contained in the room.

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors closes on Sunday evening at 8pm. Next, the exhibition travels to the Seattle Art Museum, reopening on June 30th.