It may be a case of hate at first sight for visitors to yasumasa morimura's latest series of gender-bending, media-mixing, icon-smashing. Yasumasa morimura exploits the power of images to its fullest potential, gaining might from the creation and control of his own image it seems. Yasumasa morimura is a special case in the artistic scene of the last twenty years for various reasons his artworks constitute photographic. Since the 1980s morimura yasumasa has been known for his transgressive self- portraits identifying with art-historical images, famous film actresses and iconic.
Vietnam war from the series: requiem for the xx century: twilight of the turbulant gods 50 x 60 cm edition of 10 1991 - printed in 2006 gelatin silver print. Shugoarts is pleased to announce a new works exhibition by yasumasa morimura the artist was born in osaka after 1985, when he exhibited a photo work. As photographer yasumasa morimura has predominantly made his name since 1985 in eccentric self-portraiture involving impersonations of famous people, his .
Morimura yasumasa, (born 1951, ōsaka, japan), japanese artist known for his large-scale self-portraits that were often superimposed on art-historical images. Yasumasa morimura is a japanese appropriation artist he was born in osaka and graduated from kyoto city university of arts in 1978 since 1985, morimura. Everybody loves a dame and morimura just loves to be one in this series of self- portraits morimura convincingly slips into the roles of legendary silver screen. Morimura yasumasa a requiem: laugh at the dictator2007single-channel videocourtesy: shugoarts, tokyophoto solo exhibitions of yasumasa morimura.
The identity of art historical icons may seem static and attached to the past, but yasumasa morimura's series daughter of art history brings these various figures . Born in 1951, osaka, japan graduated from fine arts of kyoto city university of arts in 1985, morimura exhibited an large color portrait of van. Yasumasa morimura (june 11, 1951 - ) is a japanese appropriation artist he was born in osaka and graduated from kyoto city university of arts in 1978.
Yasumasa morimura is a contemporary japanese appropriation artist whose work consists of inserting his face and body into portraits of historical artists and. Yusumasa morimura is an art historical chameleon he's made his living appropriating famous art and artists he thinks of an iconic image, like johannes . This exhibition presents new works by yasumasa morimura, an artist who occupies an important place in the museum's contemporary art collections although.
”yasumasa morimura, actor/actress” the contemporary arts museum, houston, tx, usa the mckinney avenue contemporary, dallas, tx, usa thaddeus. English japanese yasumasa morimura “i keep taking photographic self-portraits because of my fascination. Yasumasa morimura japanese 1951 yasumasa morimura self-portrait - sharaku (self after yadorigi) 1996 ym 1996 yasumasa morimura self-portrait .
In 1985 yasumasa morimura produced portrait (van gogh), in which he poses in the guise of vincent van gogh over the more than 30 years since, he has. This is not the first time that we have seen remakes of famous works of art, but yasumasa morimura makes sure that you know it was him who created it. Support: 150 x 120 cm edition/serial number: 8/10 category: photography entry date: 1992 register number: de00038 image credit: © yasumasa morimura.