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YAYOI KUSAMA, Narcissus Garden, 1966 – 1999 [mirror ball]

YAYOI KUSAMA, Narcissus Garden, 1966 – 1999
ca 28 x 18 x 20 cm
plastic mirror ball, transparant plastic mini bag, ribbon, printed tag
edition 1500 (as stated on tag)
excellent condition, extremely rare (until today TAIL never detected this edition on internet or sites of dealers in the secondary market)
provenance Les Presses du Réel, Lyon, France
p.o.r.

This mirror ball in transparant plastic bag was shown in “Een goed in de weg staande tafel” curated by Jack Jaeger in Galerie van Gelder in 2001. A catalogue was issued.
In spite of its description being an edition this multiple as shown above is impossible to find. It is known that the original version shown in the Venice Biennale in 1966 was produced in an edition of 1500, but one may wonder what has happened with the other 1499 copies of this smaller version apparently put in plastic mini bag and extremely difficult to find.