Yoko Ono Awarded Germany’s Highest Human Rights Medal

Sat 15 Dec 2012 - Awards

Yoko Ono Awarded Germany’s Highest Human Rights Medal from Artlyst Yoko Ono has accepted the German human rights prize for peace activism, the Rainer Hildebrandt Medal at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie Museum. The museum is situated next to the Cold War border crossing which was an iconic symbol of political suppression. The lifetime achievement award was […]


Group Show: 1st Venice International Performance Art Week (Palazzo Bembo, Venice)

Sat 24 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Venice International Performance Art Week In December 8–14, 2012, PALAZZO BEMBO EXHIBITIONS will organize the first VENICE INTERNATIONAL PERFORMANCE ART WEEK in close cooperation with VestAndPage (Verena Stenke and Andrea Pagnes), who are appointed as curators and co-organizers. This event will present the works of over 20 international performance artists. View Larger Map Consciousness and […]


Yoko Ono: My Mommy Is Beautiful (FEM – International Women’s Live Art Festival, Centre Cultural la Mercè, Gresol, Spain)

Sat 24 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL MY MOMMY IS BEAUTIFUL is a tribute to all Mothers of the World from each of your children; a celebration of the love that nurtures us all. Invitation to participate Visitors are invited to write a thought or a memory of their mothers, or take a photo and attach it to […]


Yoko Ono: ‘Fashions for Men: 1969-2012’ at Opening Ceremony, Dec 2012

Tue 20 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

Racked Road Tests Yoko Ono’s Opening Ceremony Pants by Kerry Folan, Racked Every once in a while, fashion goes so far out on a limb that we are all forced to ask ourselves, “Could you really wear that in real life?” Today, Racked set out to answer that question in regards to the pants Yoko […]


Imagine There’s No Hunger 2012 #IMAGINENOHUNGER

Mon 19 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions News

Imagine There’s No Hunger Launch – 19 Nov 2012   Yoko Ono Lennon appears at Hard Rock Cafe New York, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, to launch Hard Rock’€™s fifth annual IMAGINE THERE’€™S NO HUNGER campaign. Proceeds from the campaign benefit WhyHunger and its grassroots partners combating childhood hunger and poverty worldwide. Yoko Ono Lennon, second […]

Group Show: One On One (KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany)

Sat 17 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

ONE ON ONE Massimo Bartolini, Nina Beier, Joe Coleman, Trisha Donnelly, Geoffrey Farmer, Hans-Peter Feldmann, FORT, Günter K., Annika Kahrs, Robert Kusmirowski, Alicja Kwade, Renata Lucas, Yoko Ono, Blinky Palermo, Anri Sala, Jeremy Shaw, Tobias Zielony 18.11.2012 – 20.01.2013 Opening: 17.11.2012, 12 – 10 pm Alone in the space with the art, one-on-one with a […]


WNYC’s Spinning on Air’s 25th Anniversary with Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Zorn, and Diane Cluck at The Greene Space

Fri 16 Nov 2012 - Interviews & Articles, Radio & TV

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono talk about their fight against fracking in the state of New York. Join their voice by going to www.artistsagainstfracking.com to send a letter to Governor Cuomo. The event was hosted by the show’s creator David Garland, and featured performances by, and conversations with, very special guests including Yoko Ono, Sean […]


The Guardian: Yoko Ono: ‘I’m a good arranger – according to me’

Sun 11 Nov 2012 - Interviews & Articles

Yoko Ono on curating next year’s Meltdown festival on the Southbank, and life – and its guilty pleasures – at 80 by Miranda Sawyer, The Guardian This week it was announced that artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono will be curating the Southbank’s 2013 Meltdown festival – as well as, on 18 February, celebrating her 80th birthday Hi, Yoko! […]


Group Show: WOMEN IN FLUXUS & Other Experimental Tales (Palazzo Magnani, Reggio Emilia, Italy)

Sat 10 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

  WOMEN IN FLUXUS & Other Experimental Tales Eventi Partiture Performances Reggio Emilia, Palazzo Magnani 10 novembre 2012 – 10 febbraio 2013 Vernice per la Stampa: 9 Novembre 2012, ore 11.30 Ulteriori informazioni ed immagini: www.studioesseci.net Comunicato Stampa A Fluxus parteciparono, come raramente accade nella storia dell’arte, diverse donne, artiste provenienti da luoghi e percorsi […]


Yoko Ono is director of Meltdown 2013 at Southbank Centre, London, UK

Thu 08 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

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 […]


Advocate.com: Yoko Ono Talks New Album, Marriage Equality, and the Election

Tue 06 Nov 2012 - Interviews & Articles

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 […]


Yoko Ono Keynote: It’s Time For Action. Action is Peace (12th ELIA Biennial, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna)

Sat 03 Nov 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

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: The Secret Of My Long Life (in Chanel’s ‘Little Black Jacket’, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK)

Fri 26 Oct 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

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 continues the John Lennon Imagine Awards to help students at Liverpool John Moore’s University

Fri 26 Oct 2012 - Awards, Imagine All The People

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 12th John Lennon ‘Super Live’ Dream Power Concert (Budokan Arena, Tokyo, Japan) 8 Dec 2012

Sat 13 Oct 2012 - Events & Exhibitions

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 […]


GOOD Spends International Day of Peace With Yoko Ono

Tue 09 Oct 2012 - Interviews & Articles

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. […]


TimesTalks: A Conversation with Yoko Ono (The Times Center NY) – Oct 15th

Mon 08 Oct 2012 - Events & Exhibitions News

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 […]


Lennon Ono Grant For Peace 2012 awarded to Rachel Corrie, John Perkins, Christopher Hitchens, Pussy Riot and Lady Gaga

Fri 05 Oct 2012 - Awards

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 […]

DuJour: Yoko Ono on her new Album, Art, and Sean Lennon

Mon 01 Oct 2012 - Interviews & Articles

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. […]





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