1929  Born in Nagano-Ken, Japan
1948  Entered the Arts and Crafts6 School, Kyoto
Now lives and Works in Tokyo, Japan

Yayoi Kusama is regarded as the classic artist alive in Japan. Her leading avant-garde art became known after she moved to New York in 1956. Living in Tokyo now, she has joint group exhibitions with the outstanding artists, such as Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg and Jasper Johns.