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ID: 500122518
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500122518

 
Record Type: Person
Kusama, Yayoi (Japanese painter, performance, and installation artist, born 1929)

Note: Kusama is known for her varied practice that includes painting, sculpture and room-sized installations. She moved to the US 1957, settling in New York City, and produced paintings influenced by abstract expressionism. She was active in New York in the 1960s creating sculpture and installations, and producing happenings.

Names:
Kusama, Yayoi (preferred,V,index,LC)
Yayoi Kusama (V,display)
Nusama, Yayoi (V)
Yayoi Nusama (V)
草間弥生 (U)
草間彌生 (U)

Nationalities:
Japanese (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
installation artist
sculptor
performance artist
painter
writer

Gender: female

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Matsumoto (Nagano, Japan) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Tokyo (Tōkyō, Japan) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
colleague of ....  Cornell, Joseph  
......................  (American sculptor and filmmaker, 1903-1972) [500003169]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Kusama, Yayoi (I)

Biographies:
(Japanese painter, performance, and installation artist, born 1929) ..... [VP Preferred]
( sculptor, active 1981) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
( sculptor, active 1966) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(Japanese installation artist, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]
(Japanese sculptor) ..... [Grove Art]
(artist, born 1929) ..... [GRL]
(artist) ..... [GRI Special Collections]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]
(Japanese artist, born 1929) ..... [MoMA]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
草間弥生 ........ [GRL]
..........  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 91003643
草間彌生 ........ [GRL]
..........  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 91003643
Kusama, Yayoi ........ [AVERY Preferred, CL-Courtauld Preferred, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, MoMA, VP Preferred]
............................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
............................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
............................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-) 2006M8; 890164
............................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) nr 91003643
............................  Phillips and Kaiser, Harald Szeemann (2018)
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Nusama, Yayoi ........ [CL-Courtauld]
............................  Witt Library, Authority files
Yayoi Kusama ........ [CL-Courtauld, GRISC, MoMA Preferred, VP]
..........................  Artists, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) New York (2000-)
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..........................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2004) 199
Yayoi Nusama ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [AVERY, CL-Courtauld, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, Grove Art, MoMA, VP]
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr91003643
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  GRI Special Collections Finding Aids databases (1980-)
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr91003643
....................  Metamorfosi, 2006 Nov.-Dec., n.63-69 68
....................  Whitney Biennial Exhibition (2004) 199
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Metamorfosi, 2006 Nov.-Dec., n.63-69 68
.......... Phillips and Kaiser, Harald Szeemann (2018)
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