Yoko Ono, who will celebrate her 80th birthday next year (on 18th Feb 2013) has today been announced as the director of Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival 2013. In curating the festival in its 20th anniversary year, the iconic musician and artist follows in the footsteps of some of music’s biggest names including David Bowie, Patti […]
At 79, Yoko Ono is releasing a new album, ONO.MIX, which features music that’s both danceable and political. By Diane Anderson-Minshall, Advocate.com Yoko Ono is a woman of few words and many ideas, a groundbreaking and under appreciated pop culture icon, and she seems to find new ways to make her music and outsider art relevant and […]
This year Yoko Ono will be joining a number of other luminaries including VALIE EXPORT, Matthias Horx, Ute Meta Bauer, Gerard Mortier and Shady El Noshokaty as well as a number of up-and-coming artists and cultural players. “We meet, we share, we discuss, we celebrate, we establish new links, and sometimes we change our views.”
5.15 – 6.00pm Friday 9 Nov, Halle E, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna.
Yoko Ono photographed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel THE LITTLE BLACK JACKET 12 October – 4 November 2012 CHANEL’s photographic exhibition dedicated to Karl Lagerfeld’s latest book, ‘The Little Black Jacket: CHANEL’s classic revisited by Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld’, is open at the Saatchi Gallery in London in October. Following on from Tokyo, New […]
Yoko Ono has donated £100,000 to help vulnerable students at Liverpool John Moore’s University John Lennon’s widow has given the money to provide support for youngsters who have been in local authority care, or are estranged from their parents. The money will be used to continue The John Lennon Imagine Awards, set up in 2009 […]
The annual John Lennon ‘Dream Power’ concert, a charity event held to raise funds to help children in developing countries around the world, will be held again this year on Saturday December 8, the anniversary of John Lennon’s death. A galaxy of top artists will pay tribute to John Lennon’s music at the Budokan Arena […]
Today marks the International Day of Peace. To celebrate, activist, artist, lover, and legend Yoko Ono has taken over Time Square, one of the most trafficked intersections in New York City to spread her message of world peace and nonviolent action. Ono’s films entitled “Imagine Peace” will display this exact message in 24 difference languages. […]
Take advantage of this special opportunity to see and hear legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono discuss her work and her latest book, “An Invisible Flower,” with New York Times architecture critic and global columnist, Michael Kimmelman. Sean Ono Lennon discovered the story, which she wrote years before she met John Lennon, in his […]
LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE 2012 On October 9th, 2012, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Yoko Ono will give the Biennial LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE to five activists. This day also celebrates the birthday of John Lennon and his son Sean. This year’s LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE recipients are: LADY GAGA RACHEL CORRIE JOHN PERKINS CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS PUSSY […]
YOKO ONO ON HER NEW ALBUM, ART, AND SEAN LENNON ‘Step to the future, if you like,’ Ono tells DuJour By Adam Rathe, DuJour Just last week, Yoko Ono, the award-winning artist, accomplished musician, and cultural icon released YOKOKIMTHURSTON, a full-length album in collaboration with Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of the legendary rock band Sonic Youth. […]
Read full review of Shock (Vol. 2) – JOHN CAGE on Boomkat.com © In tribute to the John Cage centenary and marking the 50th anniversary of his first Japan tour, EM Records presents John Cage – Shock (Vol. 2) – historically important and previously unissued recordings made by Cage and his visionary interpreter David Tudor […]
I recently asked Ono and Lennon a few more questions about the Invisible Flower book. The most surprising thing I learned was that Ono still feels as invisible as she did when she was 19. And she considers it something to covet. By Hannah Elliot, Forbes.
“I’m so thrilled that NME have voted John Lennon as the Ultimate Icon of NME’s Lifetime. A great surprise to wake up to this morning! Thankyou, NME and thankyou to all of you who voted for John. I’m sure he’s thrilled, too – up there! Big kiss, yoko”
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.
ONO – I’M MOVING ON (New Remixes) Out Sept 25th on Mindtrain/Twisted Records via iTunes & Beatport. The ferocious new ONO single is I’M MOVING ON, featuring remixes by Starkillers, Papercha$Er, Director’s Cut (Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper) Sted-E & Hybrid Heights, Dave Audé And Ralphi Rosario – Out September 25th on Mind Train/Twisted Records. […]
In 1968, John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted two acorns for peace at Coventry Cathedral. The acorns were planted in east and westerly positions, symbolizing the meeting of the couple and the union of their two cultures. This was the first of many peace events that the couple would initiate throughout their lives. In 1969, John and Yoko mailed acorns and […]
The YOKOKIMTHURSTON CD is now available from the Chimera Music Store. Release date: Sept 25, $15. 01 I Missed You Listening 02 Running the Risk 03 I Never Told You, Did I? 04 Mirror Mirror 05 Let’s Get There 06 Early in the Morning “This is NYC avant garde convergence at its finest. The idea […]
“Ends of the Earth” is the first large-scale, historical-thematic exhibition on Land Art. It documents the impulses that simultaneously came from various disciplines in the 1960s, and focused on using the earth as an artistic medium and exhibiting works in remote locations far from the usual art context. The exhibition highlights the early years of […]
This exhibition is devoted to examining the defining impact Lucy R. Lippard’s groundbreaking book Six Years had on the emergent Conceptual art movement. Published in 1973, Six Years simultaneously catalogued and described the development of conceptual art practices in the late sixties and early seventies, and is now widely considered an essential reference work for […]