Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE Billboards in Times Square on Peace Day (Sept 21st)

Mon 17 Sep 2012 - Artworks

Art Production Fund is pleased to present IMAGINE PEACE by Yoko Ono as part of the Times Square Alliance public art program on September 21, 2012, which marks the thirty-first annual International Day of Peace. As part of this global gathering of individuals in the name of peace each year, Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE message will be translated into 24 world languages and displayed hourly across American Eagle Times Square, MTV 44 ½ and Viacom North and South signs throughout Times Square.

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Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE billboard (Holly St & Sheam St (I-45N & I-10), Houston, Texas)

Sat 24 Sep 2011 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono’s billboard IMAGINE PEACE enlightens the Houston skyline Yoko Ono’s public masterpiece reissued to September events and 9-11 Memorial (An extension of “Positive Perceptions” exhibition in Colton & Farb Gallery – Houston) Billboard unveils September 5th, 2011 through mid-October North Freeway (I-45 North), 500 feet South of I-10, Houston, Texas On the 5th of […]

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NY Benefit 27 Sep for Five Year Plan: book to benefit Doctors Without Borders @MSF_USA Mitchell-Innes & Nash 534 W26th St

Dear Ms Ono, We are having a 5 Year Plan benefit for Doctors Without Borders at Mitchell-Innes & Nash (534 w.26th St. NYC) on Tuesday Sept. 27th, 6-8pm. The 5 Year Plan is giving the first $25,000 profits from the book to Doctors Without Borders, any profit after that will go to a further cycle […]

IMAGINE PEACE 2012 by Yoko Ono Lennon

Fri 18 Feb 2011 - Written work

IMAGINE PEACE 2012 Yoko Ono Lennon 18 February 2011 Dear Friends, Today, February 18th, 2011, I am 78. I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what I am really like. It’s something I would love to know, too! One day it will suddenly dawn on us …maybe. The world situation […]

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Yoko Ono: WAR IS OVER! & IMAGINE PEACE billboards [London Ontario Live Arts, Canada]

Sun 12 Sep 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono’s billboard will be seen in Downtown London as apart of this year’s LOLA Festival. (© Yoko Ono 2010) Yoko Ono is an award-winning multi-media artist and peace activist, who constantly challenges and stretches the traditional boundaries of sculpture, painting, theater and music. Her seminal performance art in the early 1960’s, experimental films and […]

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Time Magazine: Yoko Ono Q&A

Fri 10 Sep 2010 - Interviews & Articles

In December, it will be 30 years since a deranged assassin shot dead John Lennon. In the decades after his murder, Lennon’s widow, Yoko Ono, persevered amid her own grief and the suspicions of a public that has always associated her with the fracturing of the Beatles. At the opening of her new art exhibit in Berlin — a blend of sculpture, sound and film — Ono talks with TIME about violence, forgiveness and keeping her slain husband’s memory alive.

Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE animated on 65ft LED Electronic Billboard – Group Show: PAUSE [The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas, USA]

Thu 05 Aug 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono exhibits IMAGINE PEACE at PAUSE.
This innovative public art exhibit will transform The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas marquee into a large-scale digital canvas showcasing work from leaders in the contemporary art world. Viewers will instantly be transformed from the everyday buzz of the strip to a thought provoking moment of contemplation and reflection.

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Group Show: Some Enchanted Evenings (Nuite Blanche) [Toronto, Canada]

Thu 05 Aug 2010 - Events & Exhibitions News

Some Enchanted Evenings A Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 5th Year Retrospective Exhibition September 20 to October 3, 2010 Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, East Lobby, Toronto, Canada [map] Four enchanted evenings, each so different, so appealing. Selected artworks by artists from Canada and around the world – video art, site-specific installations, sculpture, painting, multi-media performative […]

Group Show: Green Seen [Wendell, MA]

Mon 22 Feb 2010 - Events & Exhibitions

GREEN SEEN Mail Art – The Wendell Free Library invites you to create an original postcard size art work for our mail art exhibit, GREEN SEEN.
GREEN – sustainability, conservation, freecycle, the color….. All techniques and media welcome.
Participants’ mail art works will be displayed until March 21st.
Participation is free. All are welcome, artists & non-artists.
Send original postcard size works to: GREEN SEEN Mail Art, Wendell Free Library, P.O. Box 236, Wendell, MA 01379 USA.

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Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE at JEMA/Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art [Florida, USA]

Tue 01 Dec 2009 - Events & Exhibitions

JEMA travels IMAGINE PIECE to the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, in Gainesville, Florida JEMA proudly announces Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE is reopened at JEMA and is currently on view at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, in Gainesville, Florida [map]. Yoko Ono’s exhibition runs from From October 6 – January 3rd, 2009-10, […]

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Vipp 70th anniversary auction: IMAGINE PEACE bin!

Tue 20 Oct 2009 - Imagine All The People

VIPP 70TH ANNIVERSARY AUCTION Vipp is celebrating its 70th anniversary by hosting a charity auction in New York City in collaboration with design retailer Design Within Reach (DWR). The auction will benefit DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS. Thirty-five leading figures in the worlds of architecture, art, design, fashion and entertainment have put their signature […]

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IMAGINE PEACE TOWER unveiling ceremony in Second Life on 09 Oct 09

‘I dedicate this light tower to John Lennon. My love for you is forever.’ Yoko Ono ‘Imagine all the people living life in peace’ John Lennon ‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’ Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Images from official IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Second […]

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The Quietus pt 1: Yoko Oh Yes! Ms Ono Speaks About Peace, Pop And Computer Games

Sat 26 Sep 2009 - Feature, Interviews & Articles

by Carol Clerk, The Quietus Some of us may be surprised at just how good Between My Head And The Sky, the new album by the Plastic Ono Band, actually is. Not Carol Clerk, who met up with Yoko to talk about her music and peace projects . . . It’s a beautiful September morning, […]

The Peace Abbey Multi-Faith Retreat Center, Sherborn, MA

Sun 12 Jul 2009 - Imagine All The People

The Peace Abbey was created following an inspiring visit by Mother Teresa to The Life Experience School in 1988. Since then, The Peace Abbey has become a favorite place for regular visitors and retreatants from all over the world. Please visit the Abbey and walk the grounds. Our Mission The Peace Abbey is dedicated to creating innovative […]

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A Toast to NYC (Or, what Yoko Ono Taught Me About New York) by Marissa Moss, Huffington Post

Mon 29 Jun 2009 - Interviews & Articles

When the good folks at the Huff asked me to write a piece for the launch of the New York page, it was kind of like the feeling I might get if a friend or my sister ever asks me to be the maid of honor in one of their weddings: first, delight. Then, utter […]

Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE billboard [Youngstown, Ohio, USA]

Wed 24 Jun 2009 - Events & Exhibitions

YOUNGSTOWN — A new version of Yoko Ono’s “Imagine Peace” billboard has been installed in downtown Youngstown at Wick Avenue and Wood Street [map]. It was installed by Youngstown State University’s McDonough Museum of Art. Billboards urging peace have been an important component of Ono’s artwork over the past 40 years, beginning in 1969 when […]

American actor in Israel tells youth to IMAGINE PEACE

Sat 20 Jun 2009 - Imagine All The People

American Jewish actor Jason Alexander, from the hugely successful television comedy series Seinfeld, was in Jerusalem on Wednesday to attend a OneVoice meeting where he spoke about a project in which Palestinian and Israeli youth “imagine” what would happen if a peace treaty had been signed in 2008. Alexander was in the American Colony hotel […]

BED PEACE 2009: 40th Anniversary 1969-2009

Mon 25 May 2009 - Imagine All The People

The John & Yoko Amsterdam Bed-In took place from 25-31 March 1969 at The Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam, Holland. The John & Yoko Montreal Bed-In took place from 26 May to 2 June 1969 at The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada, culminating in the recording of the anthem “Give Peace A Chance” on the night of […]

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Ono turns métro into Peace Train

by Rene Bruemmer, The Gazette, Montreal, Canada, 7 April 2009 If you’re concerned your mind is finally starting to fail and it’s happening while you’re awaiting public transport, fear not: That is in fact Yoko Ono in the métro telling you she loves you. Starting yesterday morning, the Montreal Transit Corp. began broadcasting a 17-second […]

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I TAKE THE VOW of non-violence in my thoughts, my speech and my actions

Sat 10 Jan 2009 - Imagine All The People

On November 7, 2008, at 9:45 am, the 500 people attending the Alliance for a New Humanity Human Forum in Barcelona took a vow for non violence in their thoughts, speech and actions. Each person decided to ask other people in their lives to join them in taking the vow. The goal then became to […]

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