Artist Yasumasa Morimura debuted in 1985 with a series of self portraits based on Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings. Ever since, self portraits have remained a significant element of Morimura’s work. By incarnating himself in recreations of famous paintings, movies and historical events, Morimura explores notions of time, race and gender. In Ego Obscura, Morimura examines the meaning of the “self,” referencing Japan’s modern history as well as world culture. Video installations are also screened on some days.
(Wednesdays until 8pm)