Morimura was born in Osaka (1951), Japan. Lives in Osaka.
“Yasumasa Morimura”, National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japam
“Yasumasa Morimura”, Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, Austria
“Las Meninas Renacen de Noche (In Praise of Velàzquez: Handmaidens Reborn in the Night)”, Galeria Juana de Azipuru, Madrid Spain;
“Yasumasa Morimura: Las Meninas Renacen de Noche Luhring Augustine”, New York, NY
“Yasumasa Morimura: Theater of Self”, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, USA
“Yasumasa Morimura: Rembrandt Room Revisited”, Hara Museum, Tokyo
“Las Meninas Renacen de Noche (In Praise of Velàzquez: Handmaidens Reborn in the Night)”, Shiseido Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Major Retrospective, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
Self Portrait as History of Art (extract), Miyanomori International Museum of Art, Sapporo
Moriennale, Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Riverwalk Gallery, Kitakyushu
A Study of Yasumasa Morimura, Mitsubishi-Jisho Artium, Fukuoka
Moriennale, Shizuoka City Museumof Art, Shizuoka
Requiem for the XX Century: Self Portraits in Motion, Ikkan Art Gallery, Singapore
Requiem for Something – Art at the Summit of the Battlefield, the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
Depicted People: Women and Men. The Power of the “Others”: Microcosm of Yasumasa Morimura, the Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe, Japan
A Requiem: Art on Top of the Battlefield, ShugoArts, Koto, Tokyo*
Requiem for Something – Art at the Summit of the Battlefield, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan; Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Toyota, Japan; the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan.
Yasumasa Morimura – Requiem for the XX Century. Twilight of the Turbulent Gods, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
Yasumasa Morimura, Curated by Filippo Maggia, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Yasumasa Morimura: Reflections, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI.
Yasumasa Morimura – Requiem for the XX Century. Twilight of the Turbulent Gods, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy.
Yasumasa Morimura – Requiem for the XX Century. Twilight of the Turbulent Gods, Luhring Augustine, New York.
Yasumasa Morimura: Los Nuevos Caprichos, Shugo Arts, Tokyo
Yasumasa Morimura: My Life Through A Looking-Glass,” Reflex New Art Gallery
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Inc., Moscow, Russia*
One Artist’s Theater, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Los Nuevos Caprichos, Galerie Taddeus Ropac, Paris, France
Galeria Juana De Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
Los Nuevos Caprichos, Luhring Augustine, New York
Los Nuevos Caprichos, SHUGOARTS, Tokyo, Japan
Barco Negro on the table, MEM, Osaka
The Artist’s Treasures, Shugoarts, Tokyo
Polyhedron of Yasumasa Morimura / Kalei de Scope, B Gallery, Osaka Seikei University
Yasumasa Morimura, Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid
A Story of M’s Self-Portraits, Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki
A Photographic Show of Murmur and Hum, Bunkamura Gallery, Tokyo
Inside the Studio, Yasumasa Morimura, Japan Society, New York (talk)
SITE SantaFe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Self-Portraits, Ca di Fa, Milan, Italy
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Self-Portraits), Gallery Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Self-Portraits), Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Story of M’s Portrait, Museum Eki, Kyoto
Self-Portraits: An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo, Luhring Augustine, New York
Self-Portraits: An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Gallery Talk, Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden, North Salem, NY
A Hundred Polaroids, Rice Gallery by G2, Tokyo, Japan
PhotoEspana, La Fabrica, Espacio de Cultura, Madrid
Fundacion Telefonica:Yasumasa Morimura Historia Del Arte, Madrid, Spain
New Bronze Works, Nagai Gallery, Tokyo
White Cube, London
The Time with No Name, The Self with No Name, The Art Center of Academic Resources,
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Daughter of Art History, Luhring Augustine, New York
Yasumasa Morimura: The Name with no Name, The Self with no Name, The Center of
Academic Resources, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok
Morimura, Studio Guenzani, Milano
Self-Portrait As Art History, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Marugame Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa
Galleria Severiarte, Arte Contemporanea, Bologna
Monochrome, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Kokoro o Kill, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Yasumasa Morimura, Actor/Actress. The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, The McKinney
Avenue Contemporary, Dallas
Thaddeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France
Leg, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Beauty unto Sickness, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
From van Gogh to Marilyn, Satani Gallery, Tokyo
Actress Series, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Sharaku, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Self-portrait as art History 1-3, Nishida Gallery, Nara
Actress Series, Marugame Genichiro Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art
Hands, Soh Gallery, Tokyo
Actress and Art History, Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
Luhring Augustine, New York
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Contemporary Artists vs. the Masters: Homage, Battle, Reclamation”, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Battleboto, VT
“Photography and Film Construct”, Ringling College od Art and Design, Sarasota, FL
“Portrait of the Artist as Altar”, Frac Haute-Normandie, Festival Normandie Impressioniste, Normandy, France
“The 8th Asia Pacific Triennal of Contemporary Art (APT8)”, Queensald Art Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Australia
“Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in art and Artifact”, Museum of Moving Image, Queens, NY
“Studio Guenzani, Milano: 1986 – 2015: Molto – Tutto”, Studio Guenzani, Milan
“3rd Annual Collectors’ Contemporary Collaboration – Boundless Treasures: Inexhaustible and Limitless”, Hong Kong Art Centre, Hong Kong, China
“Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother”, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
“Parasophia”, Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture, Kyoto, Japan
Convergences:Selected Photographs from the Permanent Colelction, J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Gorgeus, Asian Art museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Hyper-resemblances, Miriam an Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Shape of Picture, ShugoArts, Tokyo
Calendar for 2014, Art Space Niji, Kyoto
Printing Art of Twentieth Century, Museum of Obhiro, Hokkaido, Hokkaido
The Aesthetics of Photography-Five Elements Collection Exhibition 2013, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
Situations and Exchanges: Fukoka Contemporary Art Chronicle, Fukoka Art Museum, Fukoka
The 35th Anniversary of the National Museum of Art, Osaka: the Allure of the Collection, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Portraits, Tokyo Takashimaya Nihonbashi Art Gallery X, Tokyo, The Museum of Kyoto
Boys or Girls?Who Cares?, Context Art, Miami, FL, USA
Caracteres, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris, France
In Character: Artist Role Play in Photography and Video, Addison Gallery of American Art, Androver, Massachussets
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: images of Armed Conflict and its Aftermath, The museum of Fine Arts, Huston, TX; Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; the Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
Identity Crisis: Authenticity, Attribution and Appropriation, Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY.
Role Models-Role Playing, Museum of Modern Art Salzburg, Salzburg Austria
The Fifth Genre: Considering the Contemporary Still Life, Galerie Lelong, New York
Il Trucco e le Maschere, Curated by Danilo Eccher, Byblos Art Gallery, Verona, Italy
Decadence NOW! Visions of Excess, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
Look Again,” Curated by Casey Fremont and Karline Moeller, Marlborough Chelsea, New York *
More Photographs than Bricks,” Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.*
Portraiture – A Voice from Silent Figures, the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Twenty Five, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY
Until Now, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
Starstruck: Contemporary Art and the Cult of Celebrity, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, UK. *
The Masked Portrait, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.
Art Is For The Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection. Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Darkside – Photographic Desire and Sexuality Photographed, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur (Zurich), Switzerland *
Into the Atomic Sunshine, January 12 – February 10, 2008, The Puffin Room, New York.
An Incomplete World: Works from The UBS Art Collection, the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia; Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Japan.
Celebrity, Jan. 20 – Apr. 29, 2007, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
NY C Photo, Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, NY
Role Exchange,” Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Gary Tatinsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Portraits of Artists: A selection of photographic works from the collection of Rex Capital, Rhode Island. In collaboration with Olivier Renaud-Clement, Luhring Augustine, New York.
Masquerade: Representations and the self in contemporary art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia*
Here Comes the Bogey-Man, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Recent Acquisitions 2005: Some Versions of the Portrait, International Center of Photography, New York.
Rising Sun, Melting Moon. Contemporary art in Japan,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Post Modern Portraiture,” The Logan Collection Vail, CO.006
20th Anniersary Exhibition: The Copy Age-From Duchamps Thorough Warhol to Morimura, The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga, Japan
Takarazuka: The Land Of Dreams, Suntory Museum, Osaka. Travelled to Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery; Sogo Museum, Yokohama, Japan
Commodities Celebrities Death & Disaster, Salina Art Center, Kansas
Confronting Tradition: Contemporary Art from Kyoto,” Smith College museum of Art,
Camouflage, Surrogates, and Other Divisionary Tactics,” The Rashofsky House, Dallas, TX
Maestros in Early Period, Ota Fine Arts, Tokyo, Japan
Marilyn: From Anastasi to Weege, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City
The Pretenders, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Revisiting History. Self-Portrait Photography, Cristinerose Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
The 1st Contemporary Art Concours, (as director and producer), Osaka contemporary Art Center, Osaka
Disguise, Manchester City Galleries, Manchester
Made in Mexico, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, MA, travels to UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Imag(in)ing the West: Photographs by Michiko Kon, Dinh Q. Le, Nikki Lee, Yasumasa and Tseng Kwong Chi, The Sheldon Art Galleries, Saint Louis, Missouri
Not Afraid, Rubell Familly Collection, Miami, FL
Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Supernova: Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection, SFMOMA, San Francisco
Influence, Anxiety & Gratitude, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
Genomic Issue(s): Art and Science, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
The History of Japanese Photography, organized by the Japan Foundation and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Role Play Self-Portrait Photography, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY
Wonderland, Aeroplastics, Brussels
Chameleon Dreams, Julia Friedman Gallery, Chicago
Future Plan, Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, Kobe
Masquerade, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Two Of Us, L.A. Galerie Lothar Albrecht, Frankfurt, Germany
The Floating World and Beyond”, Weatherspoon Art Museum, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Art Downtown, Wall Street Rising, New York
Tableaux Vivants. Living Pictures and Attitudes in Photography, Film and Video, Kunstalle Wien, Austria
Debut, Rice Gallery, Tokyo
Yasumasa Morimura, Sawako Goda, Kochi Prefectural Museum
The body and the sin, The 1st Valencia Biennale, ,Valencia
ABBILD – Recent Portraiture and Depiction, Landsmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
Comunicacion Entre las Artes, Valencia Biennale, Spain
Recasting the Past: Beneath the Hollywood Tinsel, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton
Morimura Self-Portraits, An Inner Dialogue With Frida Kahlo, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, CCAC Institute, Oakland California
Identities: Contemporary Portraiture, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, NJ
Installed Collections/Collections Installed, Mason Gross School of the Arts/Zimmerli Museum of Art, New Brunswick, NJ
Bogus: Counterfeit Images and Contemporary Art, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle
The Paris Mint Museum Exhibition, Museum of la Monnaie, Paris
Le Sourires de Monna Lisa, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum
The 3rd Kwangju Biennale Special Exhibition “Human and Gender, Kwangju, Korea
Cos-Play, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Department Store of Contemporary Art, Yamanashi Prefectural Musuem of Art, Yamanashi
World Without End : Photography and the 20th Century, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Exhibtion for children 2000, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
Gendai: Japanese Contemporary Art-Between the Body and Space, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw
Contemporary Photography from Japan, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Beauty Now, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Zona F, Espai d’Art Contemporani, Castello (Valencia), Spain
Skin, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Modernite Japonaise, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
Making Light: Wit and Humor in Photography, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Staged: Constructions of Reality in Contemporary Photography, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York
Narcisse Blesse: Autoportraits contemporains 1970-2000, Passage de Retz, Paris
Photography Now: An International Survey o Contemporary Photography, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Contemporary Group Show, Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerpen, Belgium
Olympia Redux- Contemporary Artists Lookat Eduard Manet, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii
Photography Now, curated by s. Rubin, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans
Contemporary Photography from Japan, De Pont foundation, Tilburg, Holland
Fame: After Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Tendence, Abbaye Saint-André d’art contemporain, Meymac, France
Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century,” – “Regarding Beauty in Performance and the Media Arts, Hirshhorm Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington; Haus der Kunst, Munich
Kunstwelten im Dialog, Museum Ludwig, Köln
The 2nd Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Bangkok, Thailand
Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and the Contemporary Arts Museum
New Modernism for a new Millennium: Works by Contemporary Asian Artists from the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, C
Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Haus der Kunst, Munich
Ghost in the Shell: Photography and the Human Soul, 1850- 2000, Los Angeles County
Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Who’s That Girl, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, Palazzo Lanfranchi, Lungarno Gambacorti, Pisa, Italy
Skin, curated by Andrea Gilbert, Deste Foundation Center For Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Arret sur Image, Art&Public, Geneve Morimura
Rene Magritte and contemporary art, an influence on ideas and facts, or the puzzle never solved, Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende (Belgium)
Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles
Electronically Yours, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography
The 80’s, Culturgest, Lisbon
LIFESTYLE-International Art in the Border Areas of Fashion, Design, Styling, Interiors,
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Fetishes & Fetishisms, Passage de Retz, Paris
Issey Miyake, Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
Technotherapy, Osaka City Central Public Hall
Tastes and Pursuits: Japanese Art in the 1990s, New Delhi National Modern Museum, New Delhi, India
Recycling Art History, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
La Fotografia Y La Moda, Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
Elias Fine Art, Boston, MA
Rosso Vivo, PAC-Padiglione d’Art Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Luhring Augustine, New York
A Portrait of Our Times: An Introduction to the Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Cutler, E:P: and Julien Tomasello. “Art and Fashion: Collaborations and Connections between Icons”, San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2015, p. 136-39
Monterosso, Jean-Luc. “Une Collection: Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris”, Arles: Actes Sud, 2015, p. 270-1.401
“Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art”, Hanover, NH: Hood Museum of Art, Darthmouth College, 2015, exh. cat., p.100
About Face, San Francisco: Pier 24 Photography, 2014, exh cat., p. 37, 41
Durden, Mark.”Photography Today”. New York: Phaidon, 2014, p. 382-83
FitzGerald, Michael.”Post Picasso: Contemporary Reactions”. Barcelona: Museu Picasso, 2014, p. 112, 114
Haeding, Allison, and Forest McGill, eds. “Gorgeous”. San Francisco: Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture, Asian Art Museum, p. 77, 91, 102, 138, 140-41
Hirschl, Heidi, “Through the Looking Glass: Logics of Contemporary Self-Portraiture”, in MODA Curates 2014: Hyper-resemblances, exh. pamphlet, New York: Columbia University, 2014, p. 16, 21
“The Photography Book”. New York: Phaidon, 2014, p. 367
“Yokohama Triennale 2014 – ART Fahrenheit: Sailing into the sea of oblivion”. Yokohama, Japan: Heibonsha Ltd., 2014
Ankori, Gannit. “Frida Kahlo”, London: Reaktion Books, 2013, p. 181-82
“Eye to I:3,000 Years of Portraits”, Katonah, NY: Katonah Museum of Art, 2013, p. 24.
Heartney, Eleanor, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal, and Sue Scott. “After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art”. Munich: Preste, 2013, p. 199.
Wilkes Tucker, Anne, and Will Michels, with Natalie Zelt. “War/Photography: Images of Conflict and Its Aftermath”, Exh. cat., 527,547. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013
Fraser, Karen M. “Photography and Japan”. London: Reaktion Books, 2011, p. 85
Hirsch, Robert. “Appropriation: Where Does Art Come From?” Exploring Color Photography: from film to pixels (Fifth Edition), Oxford, UK: Focal Press, 2011, p. 146.
Modrak, Rebekah, with Bill Anthes. Reframing Photography: theory and practice, New York: Routledge, 2011, p. 207-208.
Rawlings, Ashley. “Japan,” Art Asia Pacific, Almanac 2011, Vol. VI, p. 135-6.
Simpson, Fronia W. Weatherspoon Art Museum: 70 Years of Collecting, Seattle: Marquand Books, Inc, 2011, p. 198-199.
Weisberg, Gabriel P. The Orient Expressed: Japan’s Influence on Western Art, Jackson, MS: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2011, p. 153-154.
Adams, Laurie Schneider. A History of Western Art (Fifth Edition), New York: McGraw Hill, 2010, p. 574.
Arnason, H.H. History of Modern Art (Sixth Edition), New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc., 2010. p. 736.
Kurosu, Yukiko, Self-Portrait as Actress: Yasumasa Morimura, Nigensha Publishing, 2010.
Marien, Mary Warner. Photography: A Cultural History 3rd Edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, p. 410.
More Photographs than Bricks. Washington DC: The George Washington University; Luther W Brady Art Gallery. edited by Lenore D Miller and Olivia Kohler.
Robertson, Jean and Craig McDaniel. Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010, pp. 55-56.
Tsuchiya, Seichi. “The MVP Guide of Contemporary Artists: Photography. Yasumasa Morimura,” Geisai #14, March 14, 2010, page 123.
A World History of Art (revised seventh edition). Ed. Hugh Honour and John Fleming. London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd., 2009, p. 891.
Greben, Deidre S. “Self-Portraits: Skarstedt,” Artnews, October 2009, Volume 108/Number 9, page 126. Jane, Sandra. Photography: production and appreciation. Milton: John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd., 2009, p.178.
Johnson, Ken. “Self-Portraits: Skarstedt Gallery,” The New York Times, August 13, 2009.
Kunst entdecken: Oberstufe. Berlin: Cornelsen Verlag, 2009. page 187.
Look Again. New York: Marlborough Chelsea. pp. 10, 17.
Moriarty, Bridget. “The High Life,” Art + Auction. July/August 2009, p. 52.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: 75 Years of Looking Forward, San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 2009. Edited by Janet Bishop, Corey Keller, and Sarah Roberts. Sometimes, Beth. From sometimes love beth: An Adventure in Postcards. Mulgrave, Victoria: Affirm Press, page 191.
Smith, Roberta. “Fashion Forward (Not for the Fainthearted),” The New York Times, January 23, 2009: C33, 39.
“Conversation between Morimura Yasumasa and Yanagi Miwa”, ART iT. No. 19, Spring/Summer, cover and pp. 46-55.
Art Is For The Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection. Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
Arts Plastiques. Rennes: Imprimé au Cned – Institut de Rennes, p. IV
Audric, Lorraine. “New York (review),” artpress, no. 343, March 2008, pp. 74-75.
Corkill, Edan. “Making art out of Article 9,” The Japan Times, August 7, 2008, page 19.
Dowey, Jean Miyake. “Into the Atomic Sunshine: Shinya Watanabe’s New York Exhibition on Post-War
Art Under Article 9,” www.japanfocus.org, March 17, 2008
Fiero, Gloria K. Landmarks in Humanities (second edition). London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd., pp. 447, 461.
Heartney, Eleanor. Art & Today, New York: Phaidon Press, 2008, p. 261.
Jingwen Wee, Darryl. “Into the Atomic Sunshine,” www.tab.com, August 22, 2008. Morimura, Yasumasa. “Morimura Yasumasa on Nightwatching.” ART iT. Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. ix. MFA Highlights: Japan. Boston: MFA Publications; Museum of Fine Arts. edited by Anne Nishimura Morse.
Ozawa, Keisuke. “Art is for the Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection.” ART iT. Winter/Spring 2008, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 22-23.
Starstruck: Contemporary Art and the Cult of Celebrity. Walsall, UK: The New Art Gallery Walsall. pp. 56-59.
“Yasumasa Morimura: Requiem for the 20th Century, Twilight of the Turbulent Gods,” Eyemazing, Issue 03, 2008.
Angier, Roswell. Train your Gaze [A Practical and Theoretical Introduction to Portrait Photography] Ava Publishing SA, Switzerland
Bissaker, Nicolas. “Déjà vu? Yasumasa Morimua,” Sleek no. 15. Summer 2007. pp. 56-67
Caruso, Laura (ed). Radar: Selections from the Collection of Vicki and Kent Logan. Denver: Denver Art Museum, pp. cover, 126-129.
Celebrity. Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, with an essay by Marvin Heiferman, page 26. (exhibition catalog)
Drilhon Von-Arx, Frederique. “Yasumasa Morimura: Un diálogo interior con Frida Kahlo”, Casas & Gente, Vol. 22, No. 217, cover, 22-23.
Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art. London & New York: Merrell for Brooklyn Museum. Edited by Maura Reilly and Linda Nochlin. page 100.
Heartney, Eleanor, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal and Sue Scott. After the Revolution; Woman who transformed contemporary art. Prestel Impulse: Works on Paper from the Logan Collection. Vail: The Logan Collection Vail, p.52.
Lewis, Toby Devan. ARTWORKS: The Progressive Collection. New York: Distributed Art Publishers. P. 152
Matsui, Midori. “Yasumasa Morimura, Yokohama Museum of Art,” Artforum, December 2007, p. 372.
Parker, Judith. “Acting the Part: Photography as Theatre,” Arte Variable, No. 75. p. 32
Sakaguchi, Chiaki. “Yasumasa Morimura: Seasons of Passion / A Requiem: Chapter 1,” Art Review, No.9, February 2007. p. 137
Spagnolo, Stefano. “Yasumasa Morimura: Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa,” Tema Celeste, No. 124, November/December 2007. p. 117.
THE Magazine, February/March 2007. p. 58
The New Yorker, Galleries – Chelsea, December 17, 2007, pg 20.
Tunnicliffe, Wayne. An Incomplete World: Works from the UBS Art Collection PrintPoint: Brisbane. p. 122-127
Valdez Sarah. “In the Land of Make-Believe,” Art in America, November 2007. p. 119
Velasco, David. “Role Exchange: Sean Kelly Gallery.” Artforum, Volume XLVI, No. 2, October 2007. pp. 372-373
Yasumasa Morimura – Requiem for the XX Century. Twilight of the Turbulent Gods. Skira (exhibition catalogue).
Weschler, Jeffery. A New Reality: Black-And-White Photography in Contemporary Art. Pragati Offset Pvt.
Ltd.: Hyderabad. P. 47.
Warren, Lynne ed. Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, Volume 2 (G-N Index), Taylor & Francis Group, New York, NY, pp. 1080-1083.
ART & AUCTION, February 2005, p. 149
ART TOUCH, February 2005, Isssue 2 (text in Taiwanese)
Golis, Lea. “Yasumasa Morimura. Los Nuevos Caprichos (Review)”, ART ASIA PACIFIC, Summer 2005, pp.82-83
Massengill, Reed, “Self-Exposure: The Male Nude Self-Portrait,” Universe Publishing, New York, pp. ii & plate 79.
Murakami, Takashi. “Little Boy The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture,” p. 275
“Nir Hod: Forever,” Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Isreal, p. 227
Spagnesi, Licia. “L’arte e Pura Illusione”, ARTE, August 2005, pp. 36-41
“Yasumasa Morimuara, ‘Los Nuevos Caprichos’”, TIME OUT NEW YORK, February 10-16, p. 71
“Yasumasa Morimura. Los Nuevos Caprichos”, Luhring Augustine, New York, (exhibition
catalogue) 21 PRINTS, 2005 (text in Japanese)
“20th Anniversary Exhibition: The Copy Age-From Duchamps Thorough Warhol to Morimura,” The Museum of Modern Art, Shiga (exhibition catalogue)
“Asian art heads West Artists from China, Japan And Korea are playinga prominent role in the international art world, a long developing trend that’s now reached buzz proportions,” www.stltoday.com, March 25, 2004
Bergeron, Chris. “Cultural Commentary”, THE DAILY NEWS, February 1, 2004, p. 1-5.
Cotton, Charlotte. “The Photography As Contemporary Art,” THAMES & HUDSON World of Art, p.194
“Crossing the Border. Mexican Inspirations at ICA,” MUSEUMS BOSTON, Volume 7, No. 2, p. 46
‘Confronting Tradition: Contemporary Art from Kyoto,” Smith College Museum of Art,
Northhampton, MA, pp. 42-47 (exhibition catalogue)
“Centro de Arte Contemporanea Inhotim, Caci”
Coetzee, Mark. “Not Afraid. Rubell Family Collection,” PHAIDON, pp. 68
“Culture Club,” ART AND AUCTION, February 2004
“Dumb Luck: Fate. Fortune, Grace,” CONDUIT, 2004
Hirsch, Robert. “Exploring Color Photography. From the Darkroom to the Digital Studio,” 4th edition. McGraw Hill, 2004, p. 227
“From the Hall of Montezuma,” BOSTON MAGAZINE, January 2004, p. 151
“Global Perspectives,” CONCIERGE MAGAZINE, Winter 2004, p.17
“La Gui Cas Madrid para el arte ahora mismo,” Obra Social, p. 49
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“Mexican Wave,” ARTREVIEW, State of the Art section, December/January 2004, p. 18
Millis, Christopher. “Rough Trade: The ICA’s Mexico state of mind”, THE BOSTON PHOENIX, January 30, 2004, Arts p. 11.
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“Pespective@25. A Quarter Century of New Art in Houston,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2004, p. 87
“Supernova. Art of the 1990s from the Logan Collection,” San Francisco Museum Of Modern Art, D.A.P. / Distributed Art Publishers, INC, New York, p. 127, 136-137
“Takarazuka: The Land Of Dreams,” Suntory Museum, Osaka. (exhibition catalogue)
THE ART NEWSPAPER, February fairs section, February 2004, p. 19
Vicario, Gilbert. “Made in Mexico. Institute of Contemporary Art Boston,” D.A.P., pp.68-73 (exhibition catalogue)
Williams, Gilda. “What Are you Looking At,” TATE ECT., issue 2, Autumn 2004, pp. 26-33
West Shearer. “Portraiture,” Oxfort History of Art, 2004, pp.204-211
“Amazing Pictures,” THE SANTA FE’S MONTHLY MAGAZINE OF THE ARTS, February-March
“Constructed Realities: Contemporary Photography,” Orlando Museum of Art, pp. 4-5 (exhibition catalogue)
“Curve. The Female Nude Now,” Universe, 2003, pp. 148-149
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“Insights/Dialogues,” Colorado Contemporary Arts Association, p. 13 (booklet)
Johnson C., Patricia. “Best of The East”, HOUSTON CHRONICLE, Sunday, March 2, p. 8-9
Lacayo. Richard. “The Rise and Rise of Asian Art”, TIMES, March 31, 2003, pp. 184-186
McQuaid, Cate. “Something Borrowed,” THE BOSTON GLOBE, Weekend Art &performance, Friday, May 30, 2003, pp.C15-C18
“Masquerade,” Jonh Michael Kohler Arts Center, p. 3 (exhibition booklet)
Marsh, Margaret. Watts, Michelle. Mayon, Craig. “A.R.T. Art, Reaseach, Theory,” Second Edition, Oxford, 2003, pp. 16-17
Penalas, Seve. “Mythology and Genealogy”, Autorretratos, Self-Portraits, Exit No. 10, pp. 68-73
“Subjective Realities. Works from the REFCO Collection of Contemporary Photography,”
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“The Art World II: Border Patrol,” THE BOSTON PHOENIX, December 12, 2003, p.6
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Folie, Sabine and Glkasmeier, Micheal. “Tableaux Vivantes: Lebende und Attituden in
Fotographie, Film und Video”, Kunsthalle Wien, May 24-August 25 2002, pp. 154-
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Melo, Alexandre. “Arte Pos – 11 Septembro”, EXPRESSO, April 13 2002, pp. 71-74 (article in Portugese)
Randall Thomson, Teri. ”Frida on His Mind”, Pasatiempo/The Santa Fe New Mexican, February 15-21 2002, cover story, pp. 18-19, 22
SITE SantaFe, exhibitions program, Winter/Spring 2002
“Short Stories on Photography. The Joseph and Elaine Monsen Collection at the Henry Art Gallery,” Faye G. Allen Center for the Visual Arts, p. 37 (exhibiton catalogue)
Smith Ridley, Julia. “Greensboro, North Carolina,” ART PAPERS MAGAZINE, Reviews
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Sonkin, Rebecca. “Morimura Double Shot a Succes”, Art & Auction, Marketfile, show review, p.107
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The Santa Fe’s Monthly Magazine of the Arts, February/March 2002
“This is a Party!”, EXIT, No. 5, 2002, p. 161 (illustration)
Tobin, Richard. “Thomas Demand and Yasumasa Morimura”, The Santa Fe’s Monthly Magazine
of the Arts, April 2002, exhibition review, p.41
Tuchman, Phyliss. “A Transforming Experience,” DAILY NEWS, Friday November 15, p. 75
ABBILD, Recent Portraiture and Depiction, Springer-Verlag, Vienna, Austria (exhibiton catalogue)
“Crossculture Facts: Yasumusa Morimuras Rollenspiele, Frida Kahlo, Actress, Daughter of Art History”, Artinvestor, No. 3 pp. 30-4
Dan Bishoff,” face to face with some startling visages,” The Sunday Star-Ledger, April 8,
Der Spiegel, exhibition review, 45 / 2001, p.256
Espinoza Micheal, “Senora Morimura, The next best thing to being Frida Kahlo is being Frida Kahlo”, Detour, Fall Fashion, p. 135
FleArt.com, Special Report, show review (inTaiwanese)
Halpert Hay, Peter. “Image Conscious. Contemporay Dealers look at-and to- photography”, Talk
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“Japan’s Man of Many Faces”, Newsweek Magazine, August 6: 5
Kim, Jinyoung. “Four Portrait Photographers”, Haute, Volume 8, N.85, October, pp.80-84
Morimura (illustration), Korean publication
Kyuryodo, “The Ginza Art Space 75-00”, Contemporary Art, text in Japanese, illustrations, pp. 142-43, Shiseido Co. LTD.
Letran Vvian. “Reworking the Movies Into Fine Art”, LOS ANGELES TIMES, Friday September 21
“Luhring Augustine Gallery”, International Exhibitions, show review, Japan, Issue 1, October- November, 2001, p. 136 (illustration)
Marco Ligas Losi, “Don DeLillo”, Tema Celeste, Art Life, Summer, pp.104-105, illustration
“Morimura Self-Portraits: An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo”, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art Catalogue, Contemporary Art Catalogue, July-September 30
Nakamura Marie-Pierre, “New York Femmes”, Art Actuel, No. 16, September-October pp. 64-5
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Smith Roberta, “Yasumusa Morimura, Art in Review”, The New York Times, September 21 pp. 30
“Art at Work. Fourty Year of the JP Morgan Chase Collection,” The Chase Manhattan
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Camhi, Leslie, “A Forgotten Gender Bender”, ARTnews, Vol. 98 No. 10: 168-170
Cabello/ Carceller, “Las mil caras de la Historia”, Photo Periodico, Ano III, No. 9, June, cover pp. 12-13
“D. MacCash, “New developments, CAC surveys the state of the art of photography, The Times Picaynne, Friday July 14th
“Fundacion Telefonica: Yasumasa Morimura Historia Del Arte,” Madrid, Spain, exhibition
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Hunter, Sam, John Jacobus, and Daniel Wheeler, “Modern Art,” New York: The Vendome Press
Linduff, Katheryn M.; Schultz, Bernard; Wilkins, David G., “Art Past Art Present,” 4th edition,
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New Observations, Winter, Issue #124, cover illustration
Poshyananda, Apinan, “Positioning Contemporary Asian Art,” Art Journal, Vol. 59, No. 1, Spring pp. 10-13, illus.
Smith, Joel, “Making Light: Wit and Humor in Photography,” The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, exhibition catalogue
“The face of change 100 years of self portraits”, Lis/01 Magazine, Spring/Summer: 126-127
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“Gallerioita kerroksittain”, Petr Rehor, Taide Art Magazine, June: 20-21
Glueck, Grace, The New York Times, Friday, October 8: E37
Halle, Howard, “Dude Looks Like A Lady”, Time Out New York, Sept. 23-30, Issue No. 209: 62
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“October Art Listings”, Shout Magazine, October: 14
“Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late Twentieth Century”, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture
Garden, Haus der Kunst, Munich, exhibition catalogue
“Skin,” Deste Foundation Center For Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, text by Andrea Gilbert, exhibition catalogue
“Visiting New Chelsea with Cecilia Dean”, Marie Claire Japan, December, No. 7: 52-3
“Who’s That Girl”, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, Palazzo Lanfranchi, Lungarno Gambacorti, Pisa, Italy,
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“Self-Portrait As Art History”; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; National Museum of Modern
Art, Kyoto; Marugame Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa-exhibition
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Avgikos, Jan. ARTFORUM, April: 90-91
HALBJAHRESPROGRAMM: AUSSTELLUNGEN 1. JAHRESHALFTE 1997, Kunsthalle Wein
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LUST UND LEERE: JAPANISCHE PHOTOGRAPHIE DER GEGENWART, Kunsthalle Wien
NEW ART, Eds. Roxana Marcoci, Diana Murphy, Eve Sinaiko. Harry N. Abrams: New York
“Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose”, Exhibition catalogue,Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Sleepy-Time Art”, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, December 8
Stephen Greco, “Art & Fashion’s Delicate Dance”, ARTnews, Sept. 1997, pp. 120-3
“Yasumasa Morimura, Actor/Actress”. The Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Exhibition
“Yasumasa Morimura”, Juxtapoz, Winter, pp. 23-25
THE NOW ART BOOK. Japan: Shiseido and Korinsha Press & Co., Ltd.
Cantor, Judy. “The Artist Stripped Bare” THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 8 pp. 63-65.
Gumpert, Lynn. “Glamour Girls”, ART IN AMERICA, July pp. 62-65.
Benaim, Laurence. “La Mode en Capitales”, LE MONDE, Oct. 10 pp. 1
“Style and Gossip”, MARIE CLAIRE, November pp. 85
Brubach, Holly. “But Is It Art?”, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, November 17: 67
“The Hugo Boss Prize”, GUGGENHEIM MAGAZINE, Fall: 8
Bloom, Amy. “A Face in the Crowd”, VOGUE, December pp. 292-297
Colman, David. “More, More, Morimura”, INTERVIEW, December: 68
Cotter, Holland. “A SoHo Sampler: Short List for Prize”, THE NEW YORK TIMES, Friday
November 22: C26
Holch, Allegra. “Pleats Please: A Canvas for Guest Artists”. WOMENS WEAR DAILY,
Oct. 8: 20
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ELLE: SPECIAL FEATURE, No.145, November, with Issey Miyake