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Yoko Ono receives lifetime achievement award from Dublin Biennial for contribution to art, music and campaigning

Yoko Ono: honoured in Dublin by The Irish Times Yoko Ono spoke of her late husband John Lennon’s love of Ireland yesterday as she received her lifetime achievement award for her contribution to the worlds of art, music and campaigning, writes Aishling Phelan. ‘‘John, who sometimes considered himself 100 per cent Irish, would have loved [...]

2012-06-28T12:48:25+00:00 June 22nd, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

London Evening Standard: A message from Yoko & TO THE LIGHT, Serpentine Gallery – review

by Ben Luke, Evening Standard Ono’s film, IMAGINE PEACE, set to Lennon’s song, is a very personal contribution to the London 2012 Festival, she tells Ben Luke Outside the Serpentine Gallery on a rare lovely summer’s day, crowds are thronging around five small Cornus trees. Dangling from the branches are pieces of card on which [...]

2012-06-21T05:04:32+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

Go YOKO by Polly Devlin, Vogue magazine

YOKO revisited: Author and conservationist Polly Devlin first met Yoko Ono with John Lennon on an assignment for this magazine in 1971. The two women were reunited on the eve of Ono's Serpentine Gallery exhibition, To the Light (June 19 to September 9, Serpentinegallery.org), in "Go Yoko". "We were both young women then and she's [...]

2012-06-19T05:01:27+00:00 June 18th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

The Guardian: Aung San Suu Kyi: Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

"I am standing here because I was once a prisoner of conscience. As you look at me and listen to me, please remember the often repeated truth that one prisoner of conscience is one too many. Those who have not yet been given access to the benefits of justice in my country number much more than one. Please remember them and do whatever is possible to affect their earliest, unconditional release. "

2012-06-17T12:52:13+00:00 June 17th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

British Vogue Style File – Yoko Ono: Track the amazing style history of the artist and performer

DECEMBER 1968 - Photographed with John Lennon - they reportedly had been together since May 1968, although there are conflicting reports of how and when they met that have never been confirmed. APRIL 1 1969 - With John Lennon at Vienna airport - the couple had married the previous month. 1970 - Wearing head-to-toe black [...]

2012-06-09T14:19:05+00:00 June 9th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

Oprah.com: 5 Things Yoko Ono Knows For Sure

5 Things Yoko Ono Knows For Sure The artist, musician, and author—her illustrated book, An Invisible Flower, is in stores this month—talks about activism, self-expression, and happiness. As told to Stephanie Palumbo, Oprah.com 1. Your thoughts are more powerful than you know. Several years ago, I was walking in Central Park with a friend, and he [...]

2012-05-28T08:32:06+00:00 May 28th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

The Guardian: From Yoko Ono to Leonard Cohen – the old masters finding new inspiration

Artists who attained fame and glory in the culturally revolutionary decades of 60s and 70s still making waves later in life by Alex Needham, The Guardian Next Saturday Yoko Ono turns 79. In June she will come to London to launch a retrospective of her work at the Serpentine, which will include work she's making right [...]

2012-02-11T23:45:59+00:00 February 11th, 2012|Interviews & Articles|

Yoko Ono cover feature on Dossier issue 8

Dossier Issue 8 was released this week. It features contributions from Kiki Smith, Yoko Ono, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Michael Stipe, Stevie Nicks, George Saunders, Robert Longo, Tom Sachs, Cyprien Gallard, Aimee Mullins, Nate Lowman, Devendra Banhart, Sloane Crosley, Olympia Le-Tan, AF Vandevorst and many others. You can order the new issue here, or find it on a newsstand.

2011-09-22T05:55:33+00:00 September 22nd, 2011|Interviews & Articles|

Boing Boing Special Feature: YOKO ONO interview by Xeni Jardin

Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. by Xeni Jardin, BoingBoing.net Artist and peace activist Yoko Ono (78), wife of the late John Lennon, was recently honored with the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize, an award for artists whose work has contributed to peace. To commemorate the award, The Hiroshima Museum [...]

2011-08-06T16:20:56+00:00 August 6th, 2011|Interviews & Articles|