©Yasumasa Morimura, Self-Portraits through Art History (Two Caravaggios/David Painting Goliath), 2016. Courtesy the artist and Luhring Augustine

Hilarie M. Sheets writes about the all-star cast of artists from across art history assembled by Yasumasa Morimura for his first full-length video, Ego Symposium. The video is included in the exhibition of Morimura’s photographs and video works opening October 12 at New York’s Japan Society,Ego Obscura. Each of Morimura’s self-portraits of art historical figures is fundamentally, says Sheets, a self-examination.


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