W magazine's cover sees the Hollywood heartthrob wearing an Armani suit and shoes as customised by the reclusive Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (one of our favourites), renowned for her obsession with dots. But before you think that the connection is completely random, just as with Kusama herself, there is indeed method in the spotty madness - GC was promoting his new movie The Monuments Men .
Yayoi Kusama: Self Obliteration
Japan’s Polka-Dot Pioneer on a Life at the Mercy of Her Art“She says that if she doesn’t paint she wouldn’t exist,” says Martín Rietti of his latest subject, 84-year-old Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. “Her work has an authenticity that I don’t often see in contemporary art.” The Argentinian director visited Kusama at her studio in Tokyo ahead of her latest show that opens at the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, curated by Deputy Chief Curator of MALBA, Philip Larratt-Smith, and Francis Morris, who curated her retrospective. See the video on: