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1929
3月22日長野県松本市に生まれる
1949
京都市立美術工芸学校卒業
1957
渡米
1958
ニューヨークのアート・スチューデンツ・リーグに入学
1963
アメリカの永住権を取得
1973
帰国
東京在住

主な展覧会歴

2016
「Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession」Sharjah Art Foundation、シャルジャ
「Yayoi Kusama」Victoria Miro、イギリス・ロンドン
「Footprints of Life」Ward Village Courtyard、ハワイ・ホノルル
「IN INFINITY」(巡回)Henie Onstad Kunstsenter、ノルウェー・オスロ/Moderna Museet、スウェーデン・ストックホルム/ヘルシンキ市立美術館、フィンランド・ヘルシンキ
2015
「IN INFINITY」(巡回)Louisiana Museum of Modern Art、デンマーク・コペンハーゲン
「Infinity Theory」Garage Museum of Contemporary Art、ロシア・モスクワ
「KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed」(巡回)高雄市立美術館、台湾・高雄/国立台湾美術館、台湾・台中
「Give Me Love」David Zwirner、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
2014
「Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita」(巡回)Instituto Tomie Ohtake、ブラジル・サンパウロ/Museo Tamayo、メキシコ・メキシコシティ
「草間彌生 永遠の永遠の永遠」(巡回)熊本・熊本市現代美術館/秋田・秋田市立千秋美術館/愛知・松坂屋美術館
「KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed」(巡回)Seoul Arts Centre、韓国・ソウル
「KUSAMA YAYOI: A DREAM IN JEJU」Bonte Museum、韓国・済州
「Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins」Victoria Miro、イギリス・ロンドン
2013
「Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven」David Zwirner、アメリカ・ニューヨーク 「Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita」(巡回)Malba - Fundacacion Constantini、アルゼンチン・ブエノスアイレス/Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil、ブラジル・リオデジャネイロ
「KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed」(巡回)大邱美術館、韓国・大邱/上海当代芸術館、中国・上海
「草間彌生 永遠の永遠の永遠」(巡回)日本・静岡県立美術館、大分市美術館、高知県立美術館
 
2012
「Yayoi Kusama」 Whitney Museum of American Art、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
「Yayoi Kusama」 Tate Modern、イギリス・ロンドン
2011
「Yayoi Kusama」Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia、スペイン・マドリード
「Yayoi Kusama: Look Now, See Forever」Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland、オーストラリア・ブリスベン
2009
「Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild」Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden、アメリカ・マイアミ
「YAYOI KUSAMA: I Want to Live Forever」Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea、イタリア・ミラノ
「草間彌生-増殖する部屋」Six、日本・大阪
「Yayoi Kusama: Outdoor Sculptures」Victoria Miro、イギリス・ロンドン
「Yayoi Kusama: Flowers That Bloom at Midnight」Gagosian Gallery、アメリカ・ロサンゼルス
「高橋コレクション日比谷オープン記念草間彌生展」高橋コレクション日比谷、日本・東京
「Yayoi Kusama」Gagosian Gallery、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
「Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years」Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia、オーストラリア・シドニー
2008
「Pumpkin Forever」フォーエバー現代美術館ギャラリー、日本・秋田
「草間彌生」松本市美術館、日本・長野
「Yayoi Kusama」Victoria Miro Gallery、イギリス・ロンドン
「Japan! Culture+Hyper Culture」The Kennedy Center、アメリカ・ワシントンD.C.
「草間彌生」オオタファインアーツ、日本・東京
「Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years」Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen、オランダ・ロッテルダム
2007
「Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession - Dots Transformed into Love」(巡回)Haus der Kunst、ドイツ・ミュンヘン/WIELS、ベルギー・ブリュッセル
「Yayoi Kusama」Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery、オーストラリア・シドニー
「草間彌生」静岡県立美術館、日本・静岡
「Yayoi Kusama」Victoria Miro Gallery、イギリス・ロンドン
「Dots Obsession - Soul of Pumpkin」HARBOUR CITY、香港
2006
「草間彌生」島根県立石見美術館、日本・島根
「YAYOI in FOREVER」フォーエバー現代美術館ギャラリー、日本・秋田
「Yayoi Kusama」Arndt&Partner、ドイツ・ベルリン
「Yayoi Kusama Metamorphosis」Galleria Civica di Modena、イタリア・モデナ
「Yayoi Kusama」Robert Miller Gallery、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
「Crimson Eye」Galerie Piece Unique、フランス・パリ
2005
「Yayoi Kusama」Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery、オーストラリア・シドニー
「Yayoi Kusama」Studio Guenzani、イタリア・ミラノ
「Yayoi Kusama 60's Fashion」MOMA コンテンポラリー、日本・福岡
「Yayoi Kusama」Jean Art Gallery、韓国・ソウル
2004
「クサマトリックス」日本・森美術館(東京)/芸術の森美術館(北海道)
「草間彌生、永遠の現在」日本・東京国立近代美術館/京都近代美術館/広島現代美術館/熊本現代美術館/松本市美術館(長野)
2003
「草間彌生展 Labyrinth-迷宮の彼方に」(巡回)日本・丸亀市猪熊弦一郎現代美術館(香川)/北海道立釧路美術館(北海道)
「KUSAMA YAYOI LOVE FOREVER」Fabian & Claude Water Galerie、スイス・チューリッヒ
「Yayoi Kusama」Galerie Piece Unique、フランス・パリ
「Yayoi Kusama」(巡回)Kunstverein Braunschweig、ドイツ・ブラウンシュヴァイク/Zacheta National Gallery of Art、ポーランド・ワルシャワ
2002
「Yayoi Kusama: Solitude of the Earth」Robert Miller Gallery、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
「Yayoi Kusama」Roslyn Oxley 9 Gallery、オーストラリア・シドニー
「草間彌生」オオタファインアーツ、日本・東京
「Yayoi Kusama/Furniture」graf、日本・大阪
「草間彌生 魂のおきどころ」松本市美術館、日本・長野
「水玉の楽園 草間彌生展」霧島アートの森、日本・鹿児島
「Yayoi Kusama」Robert Miller Gallery、アメリカ・ニューヨーク
「Yayoi Kusama」Bass Museum、アメリカ・マイアミ
2001
“Century City”, Tate Modern, London
“les snnees Pop”, Centre Pomoidou, Paris
“Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Death of an Illusion”, Piece Unique, Paris
「横浜トリエンナーレ2001 メガ・ウェイブー新たな総合に向けて」、 パシフィコ横 浜展示ホール、赤レンガ一号倉庫(神奈川)
「Yayoi Kusama」Studio Guenzani、イタリア・ミラノ
Silver, Leo Castelli, New York
2000
“Yayoi Kusama”, Serpentine Gallery, London
“Yayoi Kusama”, Piece Unique, Paris
“Yayoi Kusama Early Drawings”, from the Collection of Richard Castellane, The Art Museum, Princeton University, New Jersey, / Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama, / Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Ontario, / Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana, / Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York,
“Yayoi Kusama”, Le consortium, Dijon, France, / Maison de la culture du Japon, Paris,/ Kunsthallen Brandts ÆDefabrik, Denmark, / Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France, / Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, / Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea, / Artsonje Museum, Gyeongsangbuk-do, Korea,
“Hyper Mental”, Kunsthaus, Zurich
1999
「草間彌生、Love Forever : YAYOI KUSAMA 1958-1968  In Full Bloom: YAYOI KUSAMA, Years in Japan」 東京都現代美術館(アメリカからの巡回)
草間彌生のメッセージ ふるさとから世界へ 松本市立博物館 日本民族資料館2階展示室(長野)
“Yayoi Kusama, Installations”, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
1998
“Out of Action 1949-1979 Between Performance and Object”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, / MAK-Austrian Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna / Museu d’art Contemporani Barcelona /東京都現代美術館(東京)
“Love Forever : YAYOI KUSAMA 1958-1968”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, / The Museum Modern Art, New York, / Walker Art Center,
“Mirror Images: Women”, Surrealism and Self-Representation, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts, U.S.A., / Miami Art Museum, U.S.A., / San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Yayoi Kusama Now”, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
“TheⅩⅩⅣBienal de Sao Paulo”, Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Yayoi Kusama”, Victoria Miro, London, UK
“Taipei Art fair International When East Meets West”, Taipei, China
"Yayoi Kusama", Piece Unique, Paris,
1997
"Art Fashion", Guggenheim Museum, Soho, New York,
"Yayoi Kusama", Obsessional Vision, The Arts Club Chicago, Chicago,
"Kusama's Kusama", オオタファインアーツ(東京)
"Yayoi Kusama", A Snake; Andy Warhol: Silver Clouds, D'Amerio Terras, New York,
1996
「草間彌生、我が青春の展望」、MOMAコンテンポラリー(福岡)
"Now Here", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark
"L'informe: Mode d'emploi", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
"Yayoi Kusama: The 1950s and 1960s", Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
「草間彌生の絵画」、オオタファインアーツ(東京)
"Yayoi Kusama", Recent Work, Robert Miller Gallery, New York,
"New Installations", Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, MA, U.S.A.
「フォト・コラージュ レペティティブビジョン」、 MOMAコンテンポラリー(福岡)
1995
"Japan Today", Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek
「草間彌生:自殺した私」、オオタファインアーツ(東京)
1994
「戦後日本の前衛美術」、横浜美術館(神奈川)/ Guggenheim Museum, Soho, New York / San Francisco Museum of Art
「草間彌生展」、駒ヶ根高原美術館(長野)
「草間彌生展」、長野県立信濃美術館
「草間彌生展、我ひとり逝く」、フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
1993
"Yayoi Kusama", Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome
"Yayoi Kusama", Galleria Cardazzo, Venice
"Yayoi Kusama", Gallerie d'Arte del Naviglio, Venice, Italy
"Yayoi Kusama", The 45th Venice Biennale, Japanese Pavillion, Venice
"Prints exhibition", Fukuoka Art Museum,
"Infinity of Space and Light in the 1950s and 1960s: Yayoi Kusama from the collection of Richard Castellane", Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, Esquire
1992
「草間彌生展」、Bunkamura Gallery(東京)
「草間彌生展」、はじける宇宙 草月美術館(東京)、新潟市美術館
1991
「草間彌生のコラージュ 1952ー83」、なびす画廊(東京)
「草間彌生展」、MOMAコンテンポラリー(福岡)
「The 2nd Tokyo Art Expo 1991」、東京国際見本市会場(晴海)
「草間彌生展」、Bunkamura Gallery(東京)
「草間彌生展」、天と地の間 フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
1990
"AERONART", Grand Palais, Paris / CNIT, Paris / Loire Castles / Kronenbourg Gallery, Paris
1989
"Yayoi Kusama", A Retrospective, Center of International Contemporary Arts, New York
"Yayoi Kusama", Soul Burning Flashes, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
1988
「草間彌生展、魂を燃やす閃光」、フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
「草間彌生展、魂を燃やす閃光」、箱根彫刻の森美術館(神奈川)
1987
「草間彌生展」、北九州市立美術館(福岡)
1986
"Yayoi Kusama", Musée de Beaux-Arts de Calas / Musée Municipal, Dôle, France
「草間彌生展、Infinity ∞ Explosion」、フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
"Yayoi Kusama", Galerie Christian Chenau, Paris
1985
「パフォーマンス”婆沙羅の花”」
1984
「草間彌生展」、フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
1983
「草間彌生個展」、増殖する部屋 魂のふれあいを求めて サプリメントギャラリー(東京)
Yayoi Kusama, 1950-1970, Internationale Galerij Ornis, The Hague
1982
「草間彌生展」、オブセッション、フジテレビギャラリー(東京)
Yayoi Kusama, Galleria d'Arte del Naviglio, Milan
1980
「草を燃やす閃光」、アメリカン・センター(東京)
1978
小説『マンハッタン自殺未遂常習犯』刊行
1977
"Art Moscow International Art Fair", Moscow, Russia
1976
「死と生への鎮魂にささげる―オブセッショナルアート展」、大阪フォルム画廊東京店
1975
「草間彌生展、冥界からの死のメッセージ」、西村画廊(東京)
1971
"Cage/Painting/Woman", Internationale Galerji Orez, The Hague
1970
"Self-Obliteration - An Environmental Performance", New School for Social Research, New York
"The Republic (designed costumes)", The Free Store Theatre, New York,Nude Happenings(東京)
「Body Painting Happening」, 文芸春秋(東京)
1969
"Bust Out Happening", Sheepsmeadow, Central Park, New York
"Happening", Blue Dome discotheque, New York,
"Grand Orgy to Awaken the Dead Happening", Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Kusama Fashions Company", Establishes, New York
1968
"Screened Self-Obliteration at various New York City rental spaces including The Gymnasium", Palm Gardens and Blue Dome
Films Flower Orgy and Homosexual Orgy acted and directed by Kusama were produced and shown on TV throughout the United States
The Anatomic Explosion, a series of Happenings, staged in front of the statue of George Washington across from the New York Stock Exchange, the Statue of Liberty, St. Marks Church, the Alice in Wonderland statue in Central Park, the United Nations Building, the United Federation of Teachers on Wall Street, the Board of Elections headquarters and on the subway
"Nude performance at the discotheque", Electric Circus, New York
"Love in Festival", Central Park, New York
"Established" Kusama Enterprises Inc
"Take A Subway Ride from Jail to Paradise Happening",New York
"Weekly Flesh-In", Body-painting stage, Nirvana Headshop, New York
"Naked Demonstration/Anatomic Explosion Happening", Wall Street, New York
"Body Painting Happening", Avanti Galleries, New York
"Staged a protest in front of the Board of Elections", New York
"Homosexual Wedding Happening", Church of Self-Obliteration, New York
"Nude Happening", the Allan Burke Show, New York
"Naked Happenings", Fillmore East, New York
"Exhibition of works by Yayoi Kusama from 1963 to 1965", Galerie Mickery Loenersloot, The Netherlands and Internationale Galerij Orez, The Hague
"Mona Lisa Happening", Kusama's Studio, New York
"Orgy Happening by the Soviet Flag", New York
"Yayoi Kusama, Galerie Lichter", Frankfurt
"Nixon Homosexual Orgy Happening",New York
"Burn the Panties Happening", New York
"The Horse by Polka Dots Happening", Central Park, New York
"Galleria d'Arte del Naviglio", Milan
1967
"Self-Obliteration", An Audio-Visual-Light Performance Happening, Black Gate Theater, New York
"Serielle Formationen", Studio Galerie, Frankfurt, West Germany
"Horse Play (Grouptwoonetwo) Happening",Inter-Arts Festival, Washington Square Park, New York
"Horse Play, Self Obliteration by Kusama" An Audio-Visual-Light Performance Happening, Woodstock, NY
"Body Festivals Happenings", Washington Square Park and Tompkins Square Park,NY
"Kusama Tea Dancers Happening", Electric Circus, New York,
"Body-Painting Party Happening", Cheetah Club, New York,
"Love Room", Internationale Galerij Orez, The Hague
"Happenings with Polka Dots", performed throughout Holland
"Body Festival Happening", Chrysler Art Museum, Provincetown, MA
1966
"Yayoi Kusama, Driving Image Show, Galleria d'Arte del Naviglio", Milan / Galerie M. E. Thelen, Essen, West Germany
"Kusama's Peep Show: Endless Love Show", Castellane Gallery, New York
"33rd Venice Biennale",Venice,Italy
1965
"Solo exhibition and Happening", Chrysler Museum, Provincetown, MA
"Yayoi Kusama", Internationale Galerij Orez, The Hague
"Floor Show", Castellane Gallery, New York
"Kusama: Driving Image Show", Castellane Gallery, New York
1963
"One Thousand Boats Show – Kusama", Gertrude Stein Gallery, New York
"Driving Image", Castellane Gallery, New York
1962
"Tentoonstelling Nul", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1961
"Recent Painting: Yayoi Kusama", Stephen Radich Gallery, New York
"Yayoi Kusama: Watercolors", Gres Gallery, Washington, DC
"Whitney Annual Exhibition: Contemporary American Painting", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1960
"Monochrome Malerei", Stadtisches Museum in Leverkusen, Germany
"Yayoi Kusama", Gres Gallery, Washington, DC
1959
"Yayoi Kusama", First solo exhibition in New York, Brata Gallery, New York "Recent Paintings by Yayoi Kusama", Nova Gallery, Boston
1957
"Yayoi Kusama", Zoe Dusanne Gallery, Seattle
1955
"The International Watercolor Exhibition:18th Biennial", Brooklyn Museum, New York
「草間彌生個展」、タケミヤ画廊
「草間彌生個展」、求龍堂画廊
1954
「草間彌生個展」、美松書房画廊(東京)
1952
「草間彌生新作個展」、松本市第一公民館(松本)

Profile

1929
Born in Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
1948
Studied at the Kyoto Municipal Arts and Crafts School
1957
moved to America
1973
Returned to Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
"YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow" National Gallery Singapore
"YAYOI KUSAMA: My Eternal Soul", The National Art Center, Tokyo
"Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
2016
"Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession" Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
"Yayoi Kusama" Victoria Miro, London, UK
"Footprints of Life" Ward Village Courtyard, Honolulu, Hawaii
"IN INFINITY" (tour) Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway/Moderna Museet, Helsinki, Sweden/Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2015
"IN INFINITY" (tour) Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Infinity Theory" Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed" (tour) Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan/National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
"Give Me Love" David Zwirner, New York, USA
2014
"Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita" (tour) Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil/Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
"YAYOI KUSAMA: ETERNITY OF ETERNAL ETERNITY" (tour) Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan/Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan/ Matsuzakaya Museum, Nagoya, Japan
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed" (tour) Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A DREAM IN JEJU" Bonte Museum, Jeju, Korea
"Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins" Victoria Miro, London, UK
2013
"Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita" (tour) Malba - Fundacacion Constantini, Buenos Aires/Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed"(tour) Daegu Art Museum, Korea/Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai
"YAYOI KUSAMA: ETERNITY OF ETERNAL ETERNITY"(tour) Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art/Oita Art Museum/The Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven" David Zwirner, New York, USA
2012
"Yayoi Kusama" Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama" Tate Modern, London, UK
"Yayoi Kusama: Look Now, See Forever" Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Australia
2011
"Yayoi Kusama" Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
"Yayoi Kusama: Look Now, See Forever" Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia
"YAYOI KUSAMA Kusama's Body Festival in 60's" WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Art Towada Grand Opening Memorial Exhibition "YAYOI KUSAMA" Singing in Towada", Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan
2009
"Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild" Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, USA
"YAYOI KUSAMA: I Want to Live Forever" Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
"Yayoi Kusama: Propagating Room" Six, Osaka, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama: Outdoor Sculptures" Victoria Miro, London, UK
"Yayoi Kusama: Flowers That Bloom at Midnight" Gagosian Gallery, Los Angels, USAA
"Takahashi Collection Hibiya Opening Exhibition Yayoi Kusama" Takahashi Collection Hibiya, Tokyo, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama" Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years" Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, Sydney, Australia
2008
"Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years" Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam/ toured to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney/ City Gallery of Wellington, New Zealand
2007
"Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession - Dots Transformed into Love" Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
"Yayoi Kusama" Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2004
"KUSAMATRIX" Mori Art Museum Tokyo/ toured to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo
"Yayoi Kusama: Eternity-Modernity" The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan/ toured to The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto/ Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art/ Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto/ Matsumoto City Museum of Art
2003
"YAYOI KUSAMA" Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
2000
"Yayoi Kusama" Serpentine Gallery, London
"Yayoi Kusama" Le consortium, Dijon, France / toured to Maison de la culture du Japon, Paris/ Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark/ Les Abattoirs, Toulouse/ Kunsthalle Vienna/ Art Sonke Center, Seoul/ Art Sonje Museum, Gyeongju
1998
"Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama 1958-1968" Los Angeles County Museum of Art/ toured to The Museum of Modern art, New York/ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/ Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
1993
"Yayoi Kusama" The 45th Venice Biennale, Japanese Pavillion, Venice, Italy
1989
"Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective" Center of International Contemporary Arts, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama, Soul Burning Flashes" Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
1987
"Yayoi Kusama" Kitakyusyu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
1986
"Yayoi Kusama" Musée de Beaux-Arts de Calais, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
“The Obliteration Room”, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
"The Universe of TAKAHASHI COLLECTION", Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
2015
“COSMOS INTIMATE - Takahashi Collection Maison du la CUlture do Japom”, Maison de la calture du Japon, Paris, France
“Messages - Takahashi Collection”, Towada Art Center, Aomori “I Love Art 13 - 100 artists from the WATARI-UM collection”, WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
“TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: Mirror Neuron”, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan
2014
“LOGICAL EMOTION - CONTEMPORARY ART FROM JAPAN”, Museum Haus Konstruktiv
“TAKAHASHI COLLECTION 2014 Mindfulness!”, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
“ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, U.S.A.
2013
“LOVE” Mori Museum, Japan
“VISCERAL SENSATION - VOICES SO FAR, SO NEAR”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
“MARSEILLE-PROVENCE 2013”, Aix-en-Provence, France
“From Yayoi Kusama to Yoshitomo Nara: The Pleasure of Contemporary Art”, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
2012
"The First Kyiv International Biennale ARSENALE 2012", Mystetskyj Arsenal: Cultural-Art and Museum Complex, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Double Vision: Contemporary Art From Japan", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
2011
"Chengdu Biennale 2011", Chengdu, China
2010
"Aichi Triennale", Aichi Arts Center, Oasis 21, Nagoya, Japan
"Biennale of Sydney", Sydney, Australia
2006
"Singapore Biennale", Singapore
2005
"Bienal de Valencia", Valencia, Spain
2004
"The 2001 Whitney Bienniale", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.
2001
"International Triennale of Contemporary Art YOKOHAMA 2001",Yokohama, Japan
2000
"Biennale of Sydney", Sydney, Australia

Public Collections

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Museé National d’artmonderne, Center George Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.

Profile

1929
Born in Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan
1948
Studied at the Kyoto Municipal Arts and Crafts School
1957
moved to America
1973
Returned to Japan
Lives and works in Tokyo

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
"YAYOI KUSAMA: Life is the Heart of a Rainbow" National Gallery Singapore
"YAYOI KUSAMA: My Eternal Soul", The National Art Center, Tokyo
"Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors" Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
2016
"Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession" Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
"Yayoi Kusama" Victoria Miro, London, UK
"Footprints of Life" Ward Village Courtyard, Honolulu, Hawaii
"IN INFINITY" (tour) Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway/Moderna Museet, Helsinki, Sweden/Helsinki Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
2015
"IN INFINITY" (tour) Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Infinity Theory" Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed" (tour) Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan/National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taichung, Taiwan
"Give Me Love" David Zwirner, New York, USA
2014
"Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita" (tour) Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo, Brazil/Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico
"YAYOI KUSAMA: ETERNITY OF ETERNAL ETERNITY" (tour) Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan/Akita Museum of Modern Art, Akita, Japan/ Matsuzakaya Museum, Nagoya, Japan
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed" (tour) Seoul Arts Centre, Seoul, Korea
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A DREAM IN JEJU" Bonte Museum, Jeju, Korea
"Yayoi Kusama: Pumpkins" Victoria Miro, London, UK
2013
"Yayoi Kusama: Obsessão Infinita" (tour) Malba - Fundacacion Constantini, Buenos Aires/Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
"KUSAMA YAYOI: A Dream I Dreamed"(tour) Daegu Art Museum, Korea/Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai
"YAYOI KUSAMA: ETERNITY OF ETERNAL ETERNITY"(tour) Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art/Oita Art Museum/The Museum of Art, Kochi, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama: I Who Have Arrived in Heaven" David Zwirner, New York, USA
2012
"Yayoi Kusama" Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama" Tate Modern, London, UK
"Yayoi Kusama: Look Now, See Forever" Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), Brisbane, Australia
2011
"Yayoi Kusama" Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
"Yayoi Kusama: Look Now, See Forever" Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia
"YAYOI KUSAMA Kusama's Body Festival in 60's" WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Art Towada Grand Opening Memorial Exhibition "YAYOI KUSAMA" Singing in Towada", Towada Art Center, Aomori, Japan
2009
"Yayoi Kusama at Fairchild" Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami, USA
"YAYOI KUSAMA: I Want to Live Forever" Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
"Yayoi Kusama: Propagating Room" Six, Osaka, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama: Outdoor Sculptures" Victoria Miro, London, UK
"Yayoi Kusama: Flowers That Bloom at Midnight" Gagosian Gallery, Los Angels, USAA
"Takahashi Collection Hibiya Opening Exhibition Yayoi Kusama" Takahashi Collection Hibiya, Tokyo, Japan
"Yayoi Kusama" Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years" Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, Sydney, Australia
2008
"Yayoi Kusama: Mirrored Years" Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam/ toured to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney/ City Gallery of Wellington, New Zealand
2007
"Yayoi Kusama: Dots Obsession - Dots Transformed into Love" Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
"Yayoi Kusama" Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2004
"KUSAMATRIX" Mori Art Museum Tokyo/ toured to Museum of Contemporary Art, Sapporo
"Yayoi Kusama: Eternity-Modernity" The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan/ toured to The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto/ Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art/ Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto/ Matsumoto City Museum of Art
2003
"YAYOI KUSAMA" Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
2000
"Yayoi Kusama" Serpentine Gallery, London
"Yayoi Kusama" Le consortium, Dijon, France / toured to Maison de la culture du Japon, Paris/ Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark/ Les Abattoirs, Toulouse/ Kunsthalle Vienna/ Art Sonke Center, Seoul/ Art Sonje Museum, Gyeongju
1998
"Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama 1958-1968" Los Angeles County Museum of Art/ toured to The Museum of Modern art, New York/ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/ Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
1993
"Yayoi Kusama" The 45th Venice Biennale, Japanese Pavillion, Venice, Italy
1989
"Yayoi Kusama: A Retrospective" Center of International Contemporary Arts, New York, USA
"Yayoi Kusama, Soul Burning Flashes" Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England
1987
"Yayoi Kusama" Kitakyusyu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan
1986
"Yayoi Kusama" Musée de Beaux-Arts de Calais, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
“The Obliteration Room”, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
"The Universe of TAKAHASHI COLLECTION", Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto
2015
“COSMOS INTIMATE - Takahashi Collection Maison du la CUlture do Japom”, Maison de la calture du Japon, Paris, France
“Messages - Takahashi Collection”, Towada Art Center, Aomori “I Love Art 13 - 100 artists from the WATARI-UM collection”, WATARI-UM, Tokyo, Japan
“TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: Mirror Neuron”, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan
2014
“LOGICAL EMOTION - CONTEMPORARY ART FROM JAPAN”, Museum Haus Konstruktiv
“TAKAHASHI COLLECTION 2014 Mindfulness!”, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
“ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-60s”, Guggenheim Museum, New York, U.S.A.
2013
“LOVE” Mori Museum, Japan
“VISCERAL SENSATION - VOICES SO FAR, SO NEAR”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
“MARSEILLE-PROVENCE 2013”, Aix-en-Provence, France
“From Yayoi Kusama to Yoshitomo Nara: The Pleasure of Contemporary Art”, Takamatsu City Museum of Art, Kagawa, Japan
2012
"The First Kyiv International Biennale ARSENALE 2012", Mystetskyj Arsenal: Cultural-Art and Museum Complex, Kyiv, Ukraine
"Double Vision: Contemporary Art From Japan", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
2011
"Chengdu Biennale 2011", Chengdu, China
2010
"Aichi Triennale", Aichi Arts Center, Oasis 21, Nagoya, Japan
"Biennale of Sydney", Sydney, Australia
2006
"Singapore Biennale", Singapore
2005
"Bienal de Valencia", Valencia, Spain
2004
"The 2001 Whitney Bienniale", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.
2001
"International Triennale of Contemporary Art YOKOHAMA 2001",Yokohama, Japan
2000
"Biennale of Sydney", Sydney, Australia

Public Collections

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, U.S.A.
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Museé National d’artmonderne, Center George Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, U.S.A.