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Yasumasa MORIMURA: New Works‘Éshashin+KIMONO’
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Published: August 22 2011

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Takashimaya’s 180th Anniversary Exhibition: the latest works by Yasumasa Morimura (b. 1951).

Dates and Venue
Tokyo: Wednesday, July 6 - Monday, July 25, 2011 at Nihonbashi Takashimaya, 6F Art Gallery
Shinjuku: Wednesday, August 10 - Monday, August 22, 2011 at Shinjuku Takashimaya, 10F Art Gallery
Osaka: Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Osaka Takashiyama, 6F AArt Gallery NEXT

Last Updated on July 06 2011

Editor's Note by Natsumi Yuki

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Yasushi Morimura is known by the self portrait works to impersonate to famous paintings, actresses, and historical personages, etc. This time, he produced works for the 180th anniversary of founding at the request of the Takashimaya, and has exhibited around in Nihonbashi, Shinjuku and Osaka branches.

It is Japanese style painting that Morimura chose as the theme for this production; "FUJINZU (the woman chart)" (1929) produced by Tsunetomi Kitano, who was known by the beautiful female portraits in Taisho era period.

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