Biografie von Yasumasa MORIMURA (1951)

Personal data


Birth : 1951 - Osaka, Japan
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Japan

Address

Osaka, Japan

Representatives

Cristinerose Gallery – 2nd Floor 529 West 20th Street – New York NY, United States
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – 7 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France
Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States
Studio Guenzani – Via Eustachi 10 – Milan MI, Italy


Education

1978 – 1985 : Kyoto University of Arts (BFA) – Kyoto, Japan

Professional data


Work and Life

Lives and works in Osaka, Japan


Prizes

1996

1996 : Hugo Boss Prize – New York NY, United States
Context: Hugo Boss Prize, n°1 (11/20/1996 – 02/16/1997)
Awarded by : Guggenheim Museum SoHo – 575 Broadway at Prince Street – New York NY, United States
Awarded by : Hugo Boss – Dieselstrasse 12 – Metzingen, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Canvas - Mixed media
Print-Multiple :
Sculpture-Volume :
Photography : C print - Cibachrome print - Digital image - Gelatin silver print
Drawing-Watercolor :

Subject

self-portrait
communities

Works

An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Plastic
Size : 150 x 120 cm
 
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (flower wreath and tears)
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Plastic
 
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (collar of thorns)
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Plastic
 
Autoportrait (Actrice) d'après Ayako Wakao
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Plastic
Size : 125 x 100 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

Requiem for the XX century, twilight of the turbulent gods
Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York NY, United States
11/24/2007 – 12/22/2007

2002

Galería Juana de Aizpuru – Madrid, Spain
02/2002 – 03/2002

Morimura: Dialogue with myself
Site Santa Fe – Santa Fe NM, United States
2002

2001

Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York NY, United States
09/08/2001 – 10/06/2001

Selfportraits : an inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Paris, France
09/08/2001 – 10/02/2001

Morimura Self-Portraits : an inner dialogue with Frida Kahlo
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art – Tokyo, Japan
07/20/2001 – 09/30/2001

2000

Fundación Telefónica – Madrid, Spain
06/14/2000 – 07/16/2000

1996

Morimura Yasumasa : the Sickness unto Beauty, Self-Portrait as Actress
Yokohama Museum of Art – Yokohama, Japan
1996

1994

Yasumasa Morimura : Rembrandt Room
Hara Museum of Contemporary Art – Tokyo, Japan
1994

1993

Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain – Jouy-en-Josas, France
1993

1992

MCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago IL, United States
1992

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

2005

Paris Photo n°9
Paris, France
11/17/2005 – 11/20/2005
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

Paris Photo, n°7
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/13/2003 – 11/16/2003
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Mirabellplatz 2 – Salzburg, Austria

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

Paris Photo, n°6
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/14/2002 – 11/17/2002

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Art & Public – 35 rue des Bains – Geneva GE, Switzerland

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States

Paris Photo, n°5
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – 7 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Guido Costa Projects – Via San Francesco di Paola, 4 – Turin TO, Italy

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – 7 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Art & Public – 35 rue des Bains – Geneva GE, Switzerland

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Andre Simoens Gallery – 128-130 Kustlaan – Knokke-Heist, Belgium

2000

Paris Photo, n° 4
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2000 – 11/19/2000
Represented by : Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – 7 rue Debelleyme – Paris, France

Sthml Art Fair, n°20
Sollentuna, Sweden
03/09/2000 – 03/12/2000
Represented by : Galleri Christian Larsen – Karlaplan 7 – Stockholm, Sweden

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Art & Public – 35 rue des Bains – Geneva GE, Switzerland

1996

Hugo Boss Prize, n°1
Guggenheim Museum Soho – New York NY, United States
11/20/1996 – 02/16/1997


Group exhibitions

2004

Figures de l’acteur
Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume – Paris, France
10/15/2004 – 01/02/2005

Made in Mexico
UCLA Hammer Museum – Los Angeles CA, United States
06/06/2004 – 09/12/2004

2002

Chameleon Dreams: trans/forming identity in contemporary Japanese photography
Julia Friedman Gallery – Chicago IL, United States
03/2002 – 04/17/2002

Points of Departure II: Connecting with Contemporary Art
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
07/10/2002 – 09/06/2002

Art Downtown
New York NY, United States
06/14/2002 – 09/15/2002

Tableaux Vivants
Kunsthalle Wien – Vienna, Austria
05/24/2002 – 08/25/2002

2000

Man + Space – Kwangju Biennale, n° 3
Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
03/29/2000 – 06/07/2000

1996

Jurassic Technologies Revenant – Biennale of Sydney n°10
Sydney NSW, Australia
07/27/1996 – 09/22/1996

1994

Japanese Art After 1945 Scream against the sky
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum – New York NY, United States
1994

1988

43° Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
1988

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Art Tomorrow
Publisher: Editions Terrail – Paris, France
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 2879392497

2001

Art Contemporain : un choix de 200 oeuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain, (1985-1999)
Participant: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication – 3 rue Valois – Paris, France
Participant: DAP Délégation aux arts plastiques – 27, avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Participant: FIACRE Fonds d’Incitation à la Création – Centre National des Arts Plastiques – Département du soutien à la création et à la diffusion 27 avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Publisher: Editions du Chêne – 43 quai Grenelle – Paris, France
10/2001
ISBN : 2842773373


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Man + Space Kwangju Biennale
Publisher: Kwangju Biennale Press – San 151-10 – Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
2000
ISBN : 8987719049


Periodicals

2002

Arte y Parte n° 37
Santander, Spain
02/2002-03/2002

2001

Yasumasa Morimura – Tokyo
in: Paris Photo Magazine International n° 16 p. 17
Paris, France
09/2001-10/2001

Flash Art n° 221
Milan MI, Italy
11/2001-12/2001

Morimura en Frida Kahlo
in: Connaissance des Arts n° 586 p. 10
Paris, France
09/2001

DIPIETRO Monty – Yasumasa Morimura
in: ARTnews p. 185
New York NY, United States
11/2001

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