Original article in French: Madame Figaro YOKO OH YES! The Museum Of Contemporary Art in Lyon is celebrating this amazing lady of conceptual art with a huge exhibition. Yoko Ono is also releasing a new album where we see her collaborate with her son, Sean Lennon, as well as Moby. For 'Madame Figaro', Yoko Ono [...]
Yoko is a delicate wind, racing around the world and trying to keep from disappearing altogether. But she's met her mountain, and while still working in lofty conceptual pieces she is holding on well to her kite string by Jonathan Cott, Rolling Stone (Article | Archive), 18 March 1971. In December, 1970, John Lennon and [...]
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Artist Yoko Ono and Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui stand before a 4-meter-long, 6-meter-wide sheet with messages of peace written by local high school students in the city of Hiroshima on Wednesday, one week before the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing. from The Japan Times HIROSHIMA – Artist Yoko Ono on Wednesday urged [...]
Message from Yoko Ono Dear Friends, In 1969, John and I were so naïve to think that doing the Bed-In would help change the world. Well, it might have. But at the time, we didn't know. It was good that we filmed it, though. The film is powerful now. What we said then could have [...]
Behind every great artist is a great curator. But what do they actually do? Serpentine superstar Hans Ulrich Obrist reveals the delights and dangers of his craft – while Yoko Ono, David Shrigley and more pick their all-time favourite show Interviews by Stuart Jeffries and Nancy Groves, The Guardian, Sunday 23 March 2014 'One [...]
Yoko: "Let's go back to the future, you know. That's why we're here. We want to talk mainly to the young people all over the world, because those are the people who are going to be the next generation. They're going to be the next world, you know, and we just want to say we are with them. We're not preaching or anything like that. We want to be with them and we're with them." Listen to John & Yoko on honeymoon spreading their peace message in Amsterdam.
by Nina Myskow, The Times. “I know you’re not supposed to show your legs at my age,” she says with a giggle. Then she shrugs and adds without a trace of self-pity: “I don’t know how long I’ve got, so I’m just going for it. I thought I better just do what I want to [...]
EVERYTHING WAS BEAUTIFUL In a MAGNET exclusive, Yoko Ono talks family, art history and the revived Plastic Ono Band’s Take Me To The Land Of Hell with Thurston Moore. Portraits by Gene Smirnov We Americans aren’t very comfortable with avantgarde artists. Neither are most other cultures, taken all around, but there’s something distinctively American in [...]
Yoko Ono almost needs no introduction. The 80-year-old artist, activist and musician recently told a reporter for The Australian that “art is breathing” -- and she has been breathing, and making art for more than half a century. Among her recent projects is a new album with the Plastic Ono Band called Take Me To [...]
By Emma Barnett, The Telegraph. Life as the wife of a Beatle 'never ends', Yoko Ono tells Emma Barnett in a radio interview for Woman's Hour, aired on Tuesday. They discuss John Lennon, her age – she is 80 – and her tireless passion for music. Just who is Yoko Ono and how can she [...]
Yoko Ono poses at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt, central Germany, Thursday, Feb. 13. 2013. Four days before her 80th birthday the artist opened her exhibition 'Yoko Ono. Half-A-Wind Show' with her own works. The exhibition is open until May 12. (AP Photo/dpa, Arne Dedert) 80-year-old artist and musician looks back at [...]
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WNYC’s Spinning on Air’s 25th Anniversary with Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, John Zorn, and Diane Cluck at The Greene Space
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 [...]
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 I respect Lady Gaga a lot': Yoko Ono and Lady Gaga perform at the Orpheum theatre, Los Angeles, in October 2010. Photograph: Kevin Winter/Getty Images This week [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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. [...]
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.
Yoko Ono celebrates Liverpool’s past, present and future in artwork for the ECHO by Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo, 17 Aug 2012. LIVERPOOL’S status as a “world in one city” inspired the artwork created specially for today’s ECHO front page by Yoko Ono. The image, signed “love Yoko” by John Lennon’s 79- year-old widow, features a [...]