After 40 years in a mental-hospital exile, ahead-of-her-time Japanese rabble-rouser Yayoi Kusama is making trouble again. Finally, the art world is paying attention.
Kusama’s is a wonderful behind-the-music story, the outsider with destiny in her sights, who moves to the big city to prove herself, then collapses under the strain of striving, only to stage a comeback, bigger than ever.
Kusama calls her work “art-medicine”—for both herself and the rest of us. “I wanted to start a revolution, using art to build the sort of society I myself envisioned.”
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Content Curator Pat Novak
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