Artist Yayoi Kusama in her studio in the psychiatric hospital in Tokyo and back in the days in her New York studio.
Having suffered nervous disorders and hallucinations since childhood, Kusama has chosen to live in a Tokyo psychiatric hospital for the past 38 years, and has built herself a studio opposite. Health permitting, she still makes a daily journey from the hospital to her studio to paint.
excerpts from Kusama: Princess of Polka Dots directed by Heather Lenz
you keep getting disappointed
the problem is
you give too much, too soon, to people who are not worth your time
I shouldn’t be let outside of the house
last time i tried to take a selfie on the toilet, i dropped my phone in