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Group Show: At/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers University (Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, Canada)

  “At/around/beyond: Fluxus at Rutgers University” September 24, 2011 - April 01, 2012 Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Eisenberg Gallery 71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick. Information: Exhibition & Travel. Tel: (732) 932-7237. Facebook Fluxus celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2012. A radical, experimental, and multimedia art movement of the mid-twentieth century [...]

January 7th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

Dream Power John Lennon Super Live 2011 (Nippon Budokan, Tokyo, Japan)

Having celebrated its tenth anniversary last year, this year's edition of the Dream Power John Lennon Super Live will mark a new beginning, taking place once again on the anniversary of his passing, Thursday, December 8, at the Nippon Budokan. The concert was initiated at Yoko Ono's behest to donate schools to children throughout the [...]

December 8th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions, Music|

Yoko Ono: LIGHT (Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan)

In the exhibition at Tomio Koyama Gallery, LIGHT (original title in Japanese 灯 あかり) , Ono will present a variety of works to bring light to the Japanese people in the wake of the tragic earthquake. Among the works in the exhibitions are: TO THE LIGHT, a large maze which people can walk through to find a light in the center; INVISIBLE PEOPLE, transparent human-shaped figures standing in dim lights in the darkness; works from REMNANTS, arranged and displayed broken furniture from a house that was destroyed in the Great East Japan Earthquake. Based on one of the works from REMNANTS, Ono created an edition work titled AIR CLOCK and will release it to the public for the first time in this exhibition. Ono will also inscribe messages of her hopes and thoughts in the gallery space with Japanese calligraphy.

December 6th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Three As Four featuring Yoko Ono: Insalaam Inshalom – “Judaism and Islam can live side by side” (Bialik Street 27, Tel Aviv, Israel)

Come Together by David Stromberg, New York Times. Photograph by Neta Alonim On Sunday night, the fashion collective Three as Four opened its highly anticipated exhibition “Insalaam Inshalom” at the Beit Ha’Ir Center for Urban Culture in Tel Aviv, bringing to fruition a project over two years in the making. Covering the walls of the four-story building in fabric printed [...]

November 30th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan)

YOKO ONO: Wish Tree for Tokyo (MoCA Tokyo, Japan) December 9, 2011        Wish Tree for Tokyo, first on view in YES Yoko Ono spring 2004 at MOT, has been planted in the museum's sculpture garden. The work has been donated by the artist to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo for its permanent collection. [...]

November 23rd, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Beholder (Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh University, Scotland)

Beholder 19 November 2011 - 18 February 2012 Part of Edinburgh University's Hume Tercentenary The gallery office currently looks like something of a command centre. Giant lists of artists, ‘nominators’ and works occupy all of our large notice boards. To give you a sense of how eclectic this all is, the list of artists starts [...]

November 17th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life (Grey Art Gallery, NY, USA)

Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life, Grey Art Gallery, Sept. 9–Dec. 3, 2011 INTRODUCTORY TEXT A truly international network of artists, composers, and designers that developed in the 1960s, Fluxus resists categorization as an art movement, collective, or group. It also defies traditional geographical, chronological, and medium-based approaches. Rather, Fluxus participants embrace [...]

November 16th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: RCA Secret (Royal College of Art, London, UK)

RCA Secret this year celebrates its Eighteenth Birthday as a unique exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized art, made by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus current postgraduate students at the Royal College of Art. Last year's postcards and artists will be available to view on this website until Friday 11th November 2011. THE SECRET [...]

October 29th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

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

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 [...]

September 24th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

The New York Times: Exploring a Career Before, and Beyond, ‘John and Yoko’

IN 1968, Kevin Concannon was a 12-year-old Beatles fan when an avant-garde artist named Yoko Ono started appearing in press stories linking her with John Lennon. “It was my first exposure ever to a real live artist, and especially a real live avant-garde conceptual artist,” recalled Dr. Concannon, who has a doctorate in art history [...]

September 20th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions News|

John Lennon documentary LENNONYC wins the EMMY for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series 2011

John Lennon NYC T-Shirt NYC ©1974 Bob Gruen www.bobgruen.com LENNONYC wins the EMMY for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series 2011 Congratulations to: Susan Lacy, Executive Producer Stanley Buchthal, Executive Producer Michael Cohl, Executive Producer Prudence Glass, Series Producer Julie Sacks, Supervising Producer Michael Epstein, Producer & Director Jessica Levin, Producer. Susan Lacy and Yoko [...]

September 19th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions, Films & Videos, Yoko watches|

Group Show: Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale (Incheon, South Korea)

The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale is distinguished from other biennials held internationally and domestically by its exclusive focus on women artists. The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale reflects the interest in women artists in each country and their increased numbers in the art world overall. Visitors of the biennale have the opportunity to learn about the region’s historical significance that defines Incheon as an important hub city in Northeastern Asia.

September 4th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: The Road Of Hope (Hiroshima MoCA, Japan) Hiroshima Art Prize Exhibition

Message from Yoko Ono Trust in the power of human intellect. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude that must never be repeated. Even now, sixty-six years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering. Such is the gravity of the destruction wrought [...]

August 12th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: IMAGINE PEACE Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace (Stony Brook University, NY)

Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE: Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace will be presented at the University Art Gallery in the Staller Center from September 6 through October 15. Originally organized by the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, the exhibition was curated by Kevin Concannon and John Noga. The Staller Center [...]

August 11th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono lays flowers at Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph, receives Hiroshima Art Prize

from Asahi.com The prize-giving ceremony for the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize (sponsored by Hiroshima City and Asahi Newspapers), an award for contemporary artists whose work has contributed to peace, was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima on July 29th. The avant-garde artist (78), wife of the late John Lennon, a former Beatle, [...]

July 29th, 2011|Awards, Events & Exhibitions News|

Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Art Course Lecture 13 (The Grand Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan) 4 Aug 2011

Yoko Ono: 'The Road Of Hope' Mori Art Museum Lecture Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “MAM Art Course No.13: Yoko Ono – The Road of Hope’” on Thursday, 4 August, 2011. The “Mori Art Museum Art Course” is a series of educational courses exploring diverse facets of contemporary art. The courses are divided [...]

July 26th, 2011|Events & Exhibitions|