11 June 1951: Birthday of Yasumasa Morimura, Japanese painter and photographer (Source)

Yasumasa Morimura in his Osaka studio discussing his American PR strategy with Charles Wehrenberg , 1990 – photo by Sally Larsen (Source)

Yasumasa Morimura (森村 泰昌, Morimura Yasumasa, born June 11, 1951) is a Japanese appropriation artist. He was born in Osaka and graduated from Kyoto City University of Arts in 1978. Since 1985, Morimura has primarily shown his work in international solo exhibitions, although he has been involved in various group exhibitions. (Source)

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