Japan times article on Yayoi Kusama.

Culture Art
Thu, Sep 1, 2011

This Matsumoto related article appeared in the Japan times  http://search.japantimes.co.jp/cgi-bin/fa20110901a2.html
for those interested in art or the work of Yayoi Kusama, an artist from Matsumoto known for eccentric use of spots in her art.

http://welcome.city.matsumoto.nagano.jp/uploads/img45c7da068cbc7.jpg She has a permanent feature exhibit at the Matsumoto Art Gallery which also has a large iconic outdoor sculpture of spotty tulips she created at the entrance of the art museum. Link to info on Museum here; http://welcome.city.matsumoto.nagano.jp/contents03+index.id+2.htm