Yayoi Kusama, revered Japanese artist, hits back at 'malicious' Chinese fakes

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Famed Japanese figure takes action after spate of counterfeit works shown in at least six Chinese cities

Celebrated Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is considering legal action against the organisers of several exhibitions in China made up entirely of fake works credited to her.

Counterfeit works by Kusama and her fellow contemporary Japanese artist Takashi Murakami have been shown in at least six Chinese cities since the spring, according the artists’ lawyers.

These dishonest acts are a violation of public morals and decency of a notably malicious nature

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