Yoko Ono awards Lennon-Ono Grant For Peace 2018 to Make The Road NY and The Wounded Warrior Fund

Yoko Ono announces the recipients of the 2018 Lennon-Ono Grant For Peace, the biennial award she inaugurated in 2002. Make The Road NY and The Wounded Warrior Fund at Walter Reed National Military Centre will each receive $101,000. Yoko will present the awards at a private function in her apartment in New York on October [...]

2018-09-24T10:58:27+00:00September 24th, 2018|Events & Exhibitions News|

Grammy Museum LA: An Evening with John Lennon’s Imagine The Ultimate Collection – Oct 3rd

To celebrate the release of Imagine — The Ultimate Collection, the GRAMMY Museum is thrilled to host a special pre-release listening experience and discussion of the incredible new box set that explores the making of John Lennon’s classic 1971 album, Imagine, featuring a panel discussion with Paul Hicks, Jim Keltner, Elliot Mintz and Andrew Solt. [...]

2018-09-20T02:36:04+00:00September 20th, 2018|Events & Exhibitions News|

Everything In The Universe Is Unfinished – Yoko Ono’s new book of drawings and poems

Embodying her visionary philosophy, Yoko Ono's latest artist's book is a companion for life. This new publication by Yoko Ono combines never-before-published texts and invitation pieces written in 2016-18 with drawings from the Franklin Summer series Ono started in 1994. For Ono, words, artworks and books still have the power to change the world we [...]

2018-08-25T17:20:13+00:00August 25th, 2018|Written work|

Remastered and remixed Imagine film by John & Yoko to be shown in cinemas

Imagine, the ground-breaking music film directed by John & Yoko, is coming to cinemas this September. Remastered frame-by-frame from the original film negative and completely remixed from the ground up from the original audio multi-tracks in stunning Dolby Atmos and 7.1 Surround Sound, this collage of colour, sound, dream and reality stars John Lennon and [...]

2018-08-14T08:57:51+00:00August 14th, 2018|Events & Exhibitions News|

On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2018 by YOKO ONO

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 73 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People make a point [...]

2018-08-06T05:05:44+00:00August 6th, 2018|Written work|

The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

Message from Yoko Ono Dear Friends Reading this today, there’s so much meaning for our situation now. Please read every line. Peace, Yoko Ono New York, 4 July 2018 The Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events [...]

2018-07-30T07:11:18+00:00July 4th, 2018|Written work|

Yoko Ono designs two new Danish postage stamps for 2018

The world-famous artist Yoko Ono has for the first time designed special postage stamps. She has created the motifs of two new PostNord postage stamps, containing the strong, universal messages of "DREAM" and "SMILE". The stamps were created on the initiative of Yoko Ono, who herself addressed the desire to design Danish postage stamps. Martin [...]

2018-01-02T15:53:57+00:00January 2nd, 2018|Artworks|

Julie Cunningham & Company: A Line Is – based on Yoko Ono’s Dance Pieces

Julie Cunningham & Company: A Line Is Yoko Ono’s ‘Dance Pieces’ from her seminal collection of ‘Instruction Poems’ ACORN, are the starting point for a new site-specific dance performance by Julie Cunningham & Company. The work responds to the Victoria & Albert Museum’s galleries and collections on display. Taking visitors [...]

2017-08-07T07:54:44+00:00July 3rd, 2017|Events & Exhibitions News|