quote by Yayoi Kusama

Polka dots can't stay alone. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity of our environments.

— Yayoi Kusama

Perspective Polka Dots quotations

A polka-dot has the form of the sun, which is a symbol of the energy of the whole world and our living life, and also the form of the moon, which is calm. Round, soft, colourful, senseless and unknowing. Polka-dots can't stay alone; like the communicative life of people, two or three polka-dots become movement... Polka-dots are a way to infinity.


Polka dots quote The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.
The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking spaces.

A small speckled visitor Wearing a crimson cape Brighter than a cherry Smaller than a grape A polka-dotted someone Walking on my wall A black-hooded lady In a scarlet shawl.

There is never a wrong time for a polka dot.

What am I thankful for? MY POLKA DOTS!!

Master the season's spot-on style with polka dot sweatpants and a must-have denim trench.


I don't think there is ever a wrong time for a polka dot.

The bows, the polka dots, the color, the playfulness - you don't have to over do it. You just have to be able to style it in the right way.

I think my first bikini, I was four and it was polka dotted and I had a big belly and I looked dashing.

It's fine to dress in polka dots and pink crinoline if you want.

What I recoil from is the idea that that alone is the only way to be female.

Her entire body quivered. "What is it about me that you're attracted to?" "For starters, the sexy underwear you put on beneath your clothes." "You've only seen my underwear once." "Twice," he said. "I looked down your top at the pier." "You did not." "Pink-and-white polka-dot bra." "Oh my God." "That's what I was thinking." -Mallory and Ty


I've been creating work by silk-screening images of arms and legs and heads and objects on paper - like drawings of vegetables, guns, hats, whatever - and then also printing sheets of patterns, colorful polka dots and line drawing patterns.

The polishedness and the sophistication were what I was interested in.

I mean, give me a polka dot, a floral print, a pleated dress, a big fur coat, that was always my language, and it wasn't very "in" when I was starting out, so I had a difficult time in the beginning.

With just one polka dot, nothing can be achieved.

In the universe, there is the sun, the moon, the earth, and hundreds of millions of stars. All of us live in the unfathomable mystery and infinitude of the universe. Pursuing 'philosophy of the universe' through art under such circumstances has led me to what I call 'stereotypical repetition.'

I love Damien Hirst. I respect his work a great deal, and I am happy that the polka dots I started using have become a symbol of love and peace around the world with everybody joining hands to use them in this way.

I find it hard to believe that anyone could be so curious about me that they would want to read that I wear underwear shorts with green polka dots on them.


Since my childhood, I have always made works with polka dots.

Earth, moon, sun and human beings all represent dots; a single particle among billions.

If there's a cat, I obliterate it by putting polka dot stickers on it.

I obliterate a horse by putting polka dot stickers on it. And I obliterated myself by putting the same polka dot stickers on myself.

Knowledge is the key that unlocks all the doors.

You can be green-skinned with yellow polka dots and come from Mars, but if you have knowledge that people need, instead of beating you, they'll beat a path to your door.

Polka dots are fabulous.

Suppose I put polka dots all over my body and then cover my background completely with polka dots. The polka dots on my body, merging with those in the background, create an optically strange scene.


I have been using polka dots since I was a very young child.

Only after that, it seems, have they been used throughout the rest of the art world.

I brake for birds. I rock a lot of polka dots. I have touched glitter in the last 24 hours. I spend my entire day talking to children. And I find it fundamentally strange that you're not a dessert person. It freaks me out. I'm sorry that I don't talk like Murphy Brown. And I hate your pants suit. I wish it had ribbons on it or something just to make it slightly cuter but that doesn't mean I'm not smart and tough and strong.