Yasumasa Morimura 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 recognisable subjects, often from the Western cultural canon.

Selected Works

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    Yasumasa Morimura
    On Self-Portrait: Through the Looking-Glass

    Yasumasa Morimura: On Self-Portrait. Through the Looking-Glass, 2008
    Hardcover with book binding
    24.4 x 20.5 x 2 cm

    Artworks by Yasumasa Morimura
    Design and layout by Alex Daniels
    Introduction by Yasumasa Morimura

    Edition of 1500
    Published by Reflex Editions
    156 pages
    ISBN 978-90-71848-04-9
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Selected Solo Exhibitions (after 2008)

Selected Group Exhibitions (after 2008)

Public Collections

Awards and Grants

Selected Publications

Press Features

  • Feature: Yasumasa Morimura's All-Star Cast of One | Article Photograph Magazine