from nagano japan
science 10years old, start to make works taking dots and
nets as motif.@
||Visit to America.
a huge plane work, softsculpture,The environmental sculpture using a mirror,
or electronic technologies is announced.
The second half of the 1960s, makes many happnings such as bodypainting
fashion show,antiwar movement.
also started The expression using media, such as movie manufacture and
issue of a newspaper.
||The movie "Kusama's self-disappearance" of
acting in a play of its own writing wins a prize of the fourth
Belgium international movie prize.
An exhibition and a happening are performed also in European countries.
continuing announcement of a fine-arts work,novels,poetical works,etc.
||he novel gThe Hustlers Grotto of Christopher
Streeth won the Tenth Literary Award for New Writers from the
monthly magazine Yasei Jidai.
||participated in the 45th Venice Biennale
||Began to create open-air sculptures.
produced open-air pieces for the Fukuoka Kenko Center, the Fukuoka Municipal
Museum of Art, the Bunka-mura on Benesse Island of Naoshima, Kirishima
Open-Air Museum and Matsumoto City Museum of Art, and a mural for the
hallway at subway station in Lisbon.
||Began to show works mainly at galleries in New York.
A solo show held in New York in the same year won the Best Art Gallery
Showfs first place from International Association of Art Critics.
|| major retrospective of Kusamafs works
which opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art traveled
to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Walker Art Center
and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
||Kusama won The Education Ministerfs Art Encouragement Prize
and Foreign-Ministerfs Commendations. Her solo exhibition that
started at Le Consortium in France in the same year traveled
to Maison de la culture du Japon, Paris, KUNSTHALLEN BRANDTS
ADEFABRIK, Denmark, Le Abattoirs, Toulouse, KUNSTHALLE Wien,
Art Sonje Center, Seoul.
||Received the Asahi Prize in 2001.
||Received Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2003