PBS NewsHour

Yayoi Kusama, an art auction, and a story of friendship

Clip: 05/16/2021 | 4m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

Rare works from world-renowned artist Yayoi Kusama were auctioned this week, selling for more than $15 million. The collection comprised some of her earliest works — which for over 60 years were in the possession of one of Kusama's first doctors in America. NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker reports.

Aired: 05/16/21

Rating: NR

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