Accumulation

Title: Accumulation 
Artist: Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, born 1929)
Date: 1962-1964
Dimensions: 34 ½ x 38 x 33 inches (87.63 x 96.52 x 83.82 cm.)
Medium: Sewn stuffed fabric with paint on wooden chair frame
Credit line: The Rachofsky Collection and the Dallas Museum of Art through the TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art Fund
Object number: DEACC.2008.41

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Co-purchase with The Rachofsky Collection from commercial gallery

EXHIBITION HISTORY:
1966: "Driving Image", Galleria d'Arte del Naviglio, Milan, Italy
2006: "Beyond Real: Surrealist Photography and Sculpture from Bay Area Collections", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, March 23–May 21, 2006

PROVENANCE:
n.d.: Galleriea d'Arte del Naviglio, Milan, Italy, acquired directly from the artist
n.d.: Collection Dottore Virgilio Gianni, Milan, Italy
n.d.: Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
n.d.: Private Collection, USA
From 2008: Dallas Museum of Art and Howard Rachofsky, purchased from Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

METHOD OF DISPOSAL: Consignment to a commercial gallery

CRITERION FOR DEACCESSIONING: Near duplication of another object