This is the big kahuna of Britart. It is a big weighty symbol of the cultural impact made by the YBA’s (Young British Artists) in the 1990’s.
The work is part of a series of ‘Infinity Mirror Room’ installations which have been made over the course of Yayoi’s career. They are ground-breaking, immersive installations which create the illusion of vast, endless space through kaleidoscopic environments.
The marks have been drawn or painted in ink and acrylic paint on canvas. There is no central point to the painting, but we can make out various architectural forms between the torrents of marks.
‘My Bed’ is an iconic work of art. It is an artwork which splits opinions and provokes strong reactions.
‘A Subtlety’, also known as the ‘Marvellous Sugar Baby’, is a monumental sculpture of a sphinx-like woman by artist Kara Walker.
‘Straight’ by artist Ai Weiwei is not straight forward. It is a monumental floor-based sculpture made up of 90 tons of carefully arranged steel rods.