Yasumasa Morimura “Ego Obscura”

Japan Society Gallery

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Japan Society Gallery presents the first NY institutional solo exhibition of one of Japan’s most prolific and versatile contemporary artists, Yasumasa Morimura. Ego Obscura highlights Morimura’s 30-year-long project of excavating “the self” from layers of art history, Japanese postwar history, and personal history.

In addition to major photographic self-portraits, for which Morimura transformed himself into iconic artistic and pop culture figures, the exhibition will also feature the U.S. premiere of the artist’s first full-length video work, Egó Sympósion (2016) and his latest cinematic installation Egó Obscura (2018), in conjunction with a live performance, Morimura’s Nippon Cha Cha Cha!, staged by the artist on the opening weekend.



from October 12, 2018 to January 13, 2019


http://www.japansociety.org/gallery (venue's website)


Adults $12, Seniors and Students $10, Members and Children under 16 Free. Also Free to All on Fridays 6 - 9 pm. (Summer Show Admission: Adults $5, Students and Seniors $3, Members and Children under 16 Free)

Venue Hours

From 11:00 To 18:00
fridays closing at 21:00, saturdays closing at 17:00, sundays closing at 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Summer: Friday closing hour 6pm.


Address: 333 E 47th St., New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-832-1155 Fax: 212-715-1262

Between 1st and 2nd Ave. Subway: 4/5/6 to 42nd St. Grand Central, 6 to 51st Street or E/V to Lexington Avenue and 53rd Street

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