28 11月 Yasumasa Morimura
Born in Osaka, Japan, 1951. Graduated Kyoto City University of Arts. Produced a self portrait of himself dressed as Van Gogh in 1985. Since then has produced self portraits based on historical figures. After being chosen for the Venice Biennale’s Aperto 88 exhibition in 1988 started garnering attention overseas. Main solo exhibitions in Japan include “Morimura Yasumasa : The Sickness unto Beauty, Self-Portrait as Actress” Yokohama Museum of Art (1996), “Morimura Yasumasa : Self-Portrait as Art History” Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (1998), “A Requiem: Art on Top of the Battlefield”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (2010),”Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura”Japan Society(2018),”Yasumasa Morimura: Ego Obscura, Tokyo 2020”Hara Museum of Contemporary Art(2020) etc.