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Cynthia Lennon 1939 – 2015

Wed 01 Apr 2015 - Written work

Message from Yoko Ono I’m very saddened by Cynthia’s death. She was a great person and a wonderful mother to Julian. She had such a strong zest for life and I felt proud how we two women stood firm in the Beatles family. Please join me in sending love and support to Julian at this […]

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On the Day of the Birth of Nutopia – 1 April 2015 by Yoko Ono

Wed 01 Apr 2015 - Written work

ON THE DAY OF THE BIRTH OF NUTOPIA – 1 April 2015 Nutopia is a country that exists in all of us. John and I created this imaginary world. We called a press conference and produced a white handkerchief from our pockets and said “This is a flag to Surrender to Peace.” Not Fight for […]

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Yoko Ono and Her Sixteen-Track Voice

Sat 21 Mar 2015 - Interviews & Articles

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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Inspiring Change for International Women’s Day 2015

Sun 08 Mar 2015 - Written work

PEBBLE PEOPLE For International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015 A butterfly is hopping from flower to flower. Oh, good, I think. The butterfly is busy-bodying as usual. We are like butterflies. We busybody ourselves every day for our survival as we think we know how. But the difference with us, is that we know we […]


The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas debuts IMAGINE PEACE – a new digital artwork by YOKO ONO

Sat 28 Feb 2015 - Events & Exhibitions

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas recently introduced an enhanced digital lobby experience, and in February 2015 the 2,995-room luxury resort at the center of The Strip will present IMAGINE PEACE by artist and activist Yoko Ono. The public art project is presented in partnership with Art Production Fund. The new work further expands on The […]

DON’T STOP ME! by Yoko Ono – 18th Feb 2015

Fri 20 Feb 2015 - Written work

DON’T STOP ME! At my age I should be in a certain way. Please don’t stop me being the way I am. I don’t want to be old and sick like many others of my age. Please don’t create another old person. So even when I am rocking on the stage, they are totally hard […]

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Yoko Ono. One Woman Show, 1960–1971 at MoMA NYC 17 May–7 Sep 2015

Mon 16 Feb 2015 - Events & Exhibitions

Cut Piece (1964) performed by Yoko Ono in New Works of Yoko Ono, Carnegie Recital Hall, New York, March 21, 1965. Photograph by Minoru Niizuma. © Minoru Niizuma. Courtesy Lenono Photo Archive, New York. From May 17 to September 7, 2015, The Museum of Modern Art presents its first exhibition dedicated exclusively to the work […]

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Kishin Shinoyama, John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Double Fantasy Taschen book

Sat 07 Feb 2015 - Yoko reads

Renowned for his sensual, provocative images, Kishin Shinoyama is one of Japan’s most controversial and acclaimed artists, at once hailed by critics and charged for public indecency. Photographing everything from antiques to porn stars, Shinoyama is particularly recognized for his work with pop icons and celebrities, and the rare, private moments he captures with very public […]

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Yoko Ono Collaborates With Antony and John Zorn on New Singles

Fri 23 Jan 2015 - Music

In honor of Yoko Ono‘s 82nd birthday, the singer has collaborated with Antony and John Zorn on two new limited edition 10″ vinyl releases. The first is called Antony & Yoko and features a duet on Ono’s “I Love You Earth”, along with Antony’s solo rendition of Ono’s “I’m Going Away Smiling”. ANTONY & YOKO “I Love You Earth” “I’m Going Away […]

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See Hear Yoko by Bob Gruen & Jody Denberg for Yoko Ono

See Hear Yoko See Hear Yoko captures the rich complexity of Yoko Ono—woman, artist, activist, wife and mother—from her days with John Lennon through the present, with intimate portraits by the legendary rock-and-roll photographer Bob Gruen, and words by Ono herself, edited from conversations with Jody Denberg, rock radio’s “Voice of Austin, Texas.” Conceived expressly […]


Amazon Music Q&A: Yoko Ono on Covering John Lennon’s “Happy Xmas” With Wayne Coyne

Tue 23 Dec 2014 - Music News

Among the gems on Amazon’s All Is Bright playlist is Yoko Ono and Wayne Coyne’s cover of John Lennon’s “Happy Xmas (War Is Over).” The track, originally released in 1971 by John & Yoko/Plastic Ono Band with the Harlem Community Choir, has grown into a Christmas classic over the past 43 years, entering the pantheon of “White Christmas,” “O […]


Mon 22 Dec 2014 - Written work

TO MY FRIENDS My dear friends. How was your year? Mine was very trying. But I came out of it smelling the sweet air! I hope you did too. I do get concerned, though, how you will be doing over the holidays. So here’s what I want you to do. Follow your heart. And repeat: […]


Yoko Ono – Wish Tree For Tokyo at MoCA Tokyo on 9 Dec 2014

Mon 03 Nov 2014 - Wish Trees

2004年の春、東京都現代美術館で開催された「YES オノ・ヨーコ」展の出品作品、《東京のウィッシュ・ツリー(願かけの木)》が、オノさんから当館に贈られ、美術館の庭に植樹されました。オノさんは毎年12月9日に、多くの方が美術館を訪れ、願いを書いてこの作品に参加下さることを希望しています。 今年は12月9日(火)の10時から17時まで、美術館でこの作品に願い札を下げることができます。是非ご参加ください。オノさんの来館の予定はありませんが、願い札はアイスランドの《イマジン・ピース・タワー》におさめるためオノさんのもとに送られます。 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. Each year on December 9th, Yoko Ono invites the public […]

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Angel (The Remixes) is ONO’s 12th #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Chart

Thu 30 Oct 2014 - Music




Fri 24 Oct 2014 - Artworks, Written work

For all those that Imagine Peace, YOKO ONO INFINITE UNIVERSE AT DAWN celebrates Yoko Ono’s seminal art and activism across eight decades. ‘Seeds of ideas, like pebbles, were raining through my life. Genesis Publications has captured those seeds and presented them to you here, for your observation, selection and experimentation, to make their destination entirely […]

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#HeForShe, The Feminization of Society & O Sisters O Sisters by Yoko Ono

Sat 04 Oct 2014 - Written work

I am proposing the feminization of society; the use of feminine nature as a positive force to change the world. We can change ourselves with feminine intelligence and awareness, into a basically organic, noncompetitive society that is based on love, rather than reasoning. The result will be a society of balance, peace and contentment.

Experience Yoko Ono’s EARTH PEACE & SKYLADDERS at the Folkestone Triennial

Thu 25 Sep 2014 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono is inspired by Folkestone after visiting the Kent town for an art exhibition by Yoko Ono, Mail Online, 22 Oct 2014 Liverpool is always very special to me because of John, and I love London, of course. But now I have added Folkestone to my list of special places. It’s very surprising to […]

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John, Paul, George and Ringo’s solo albums Mastered for iTunes

Tue 23 Sep 2014 - Beatles News

Download the four-track EP for free. John Lennon’s solo catalogue has been ‘Mastered For iTunes’ for the first time, and is now available from the new John Lennon page on iTunes. You can also download ‘4’ on iTunes from 23 September 2014 – an EP of four free solo tracks by John, Paul, George and […]

Join HeForShe and sign the pledge to take action against all forms of violence and discrimination faced by women and girls

Tue 23 Sep 2014 - Imagine All The People

Message from Yoko Ono Lennon   John Lennon was the first guy who wrote and sung a feminist song with me – WOMAN IS THE NIGGER OF THE WORLD. He was very proud of that and said that in interviews then. And he not only wrote and sung the song, but he changed his lifestyle […]

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