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KUSAMA: INFINITY

THE NEW DOCUMENTARY FILM, Kusama: Infinity, has echoes of ‘Eternity’, that word inscribed in chalk on surfaces all over Sydney for thirty five years, by the eccentric Arthur Stace. It took Martin Sharp to make Stace into a cult figure when he reproduced that distinctive cursive script on a poster, but Yayoi Kusama has been a one-woman cult since she first picked up a brush. If the world was slow to recognise her abilities, she never showed the slightest trace of self-doubt.

‘There’s the work of a genius in everything I do,’ she solemnly told filmmaker, Takako Matsumoto, in his 2008 documentary, . It might sound even more outrageous

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