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Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer. At 88 years old, she states that art has saved her life. Prone to hallucinations due to mental illness at an early age, Kusama endured a tragic childhood. She eventually admitted herself to a mental hospital and has lived there, by choice, for the past four decades. Everyday, however, she works at her nearby Tokyo studio, creating works of art — informed my her abstracted inner mindscape — that entrance the eye and engulf the mind. 

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