Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929, Japan) has work in the collections of leading museums throughout the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Tate Modern, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo. Major exhibitions of her work have been held at Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan, 1987; Center for International Contemporary Arts, New York, and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, 1998–9. She represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1993. Kusama lives and works in Tokyo.