Missed Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Light of Life’ at NCMA? It will be back soon.

An inside view of North Carolina Museum of Art's newest acquisition, Yayoi Kusama's "Light of Life." Juli Leonard

Since April, one of the most popular pieces of art at the NC Museum of Art has been “Light of Life,” by Japanese conceptual artist Yayoi Kusama.

During the 15-week run of “You Are Here: Light, Color, and Sound Experiences,” the blockbuster multimedia exhibit that closed last weekend, experiencing Kusama’s work involved standing in line for up to an hour.

But starting Sept. 7, “Light of Life” will have a new, permanent home — and maybe shorter lines.

Re-installing the Kusama piece coincides with breaking down and moving out the other 13 pieces from “You Are Here,” which was one of the best-attended exhibits the museum has ever had.

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