Yayoi Kusama in 2016 Edition of TIME 100

April 21st, 2016

Yayoi Kusama, via TIMEYayoi Kusama is among TIME’s annual 100 Most Influential People List, celebrated by designer Marc Jacobs in a short profile piece.  “Her eyes never left mine, and she held my hand often as she talked to me,” Jacobs writes.  “She kept repeating certain phrases: ‘We must create, we must create, it’s important that we create.’ We spent a few hours together, and every time I tried to leave, she’d pull me back in. It made perfect sense with the art she creates—the intensity, the repetition. She just felt like the embodiment of what she makes.”

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