Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Kimiko Yoshida

Kimiko is a japanese contemporary artist who is famous for her self-portraits in different characters. She was born in Tokyo, but her parents abandoned her in someone's door when she was very young. She runaway from Tokyo to France and lived as a refugee for a long time. At these difficult years, she started as a photographer.

The Torero Bride With a Black Suit of Lights, remembering Picasso. Self-portrait, 2006

The Mao Bride. Self-portrait, 2006

The Guernica Bride, remembering Picasso. Self-portrait, 2006

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