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Yasumasa Morimura

 (born 1951)
Yasumasa Morimura is active/lives in Japan.  Yasumasa Morimura is known for collage, chromogenic prints.

Biography   Yasumasa Morimura


Yasumasa Morimura (born 1951, Osaka, Japan) has been working as a conceptual photographer and filmmaker for more than three decades. Through extensive use of props, costumes, makeup, and digital manipulation, the artist masterfully transforms himself into recognizable subjects, often from the Western cultural canon.

Morimura has based works on seminal paintings by Frida Kahlo, Vincent Van Gogh, and Diego Velázquez, as well as images culled from historical materials, mass media, and popular culture. The artist’s reinvention of iconic photographs and art historical masterpieces challenges the associations the viewer has with the subjects, while also commenting on Japan's complex absorption of Western culture.

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Doublonnage (Dancer 1), 1988
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