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IMAGINE the World’s Largest Human Peace Sign – 6 October, Central Park NYC

Wed 30 Sep 2015 - Imagine All The People

On October 6th, YOKO ONO LENNON and The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus​ will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of JOHN LENNON​’s birth (born 10/9/40) with a Guinness World RecordsⓇ attempt for the WORLD’S LARGEST HUMAN PEACE SIGN. Pre-registration is encouraged and open to the public for this free, family friendly event at http://imaginepeace.eventbrite.com. “New York […]


On Hiroshima Day – August 6th, 2015 by YOKO ONO

Wed 05 Aug 2015 - Written work

  Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 68 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People make a point of it. They don’t want us to forget. Of course, we are […]

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John Lennon Day in NYC – Yoko, Bono & The Edge unveil a tapestry honouring John Lennon

Thu 30 Jul 2015 - Amnesty International

YOKO ONO, U2’s Bono & The Edge unveil a tapestry of JOHN LENNON and New York City by Peter Sis, commissioned by Amnesty International, exhibited at Ellis Island, New York. The City of New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NY City Council’s speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito declared today July 29th, 2015 to be ‪#‎JohnLennonDay‬ V. […]


ONO: Yes, I’m A Witch Too – out on Manimal in January 2016

Wed 29 Jul 2015 - Music

MANIMAL GROUP is excited to announce the sequel to YOKO ONO’S critically acclaimed 2007 collaboration record Yes, I’m A Witch (Astralwerks). Yes, I’m A Witch Too is slated for an early 2016 release and features new collaborations and remixes pairing ONO with Death Cab For Cutie, Peter, Bjorn and John, Sparks, tUnE-yArDs, MiikeSnow, Cibo Matto, […]

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Fri 24 Jul 2015 - Events & Exhibitions

YOKO ONO: LUMIÈRE France’s first comprehensive retrospective of YOKO ONO’s work will be presented by The Musée d’Art Contemporain in Lyon in the summer of 2016. This huge exhibition (3,000m² of artworks over 3 floors of the Museum) will span the period from 1952-2016 and will survey the full spectrum of Ono’s vast and diverse […]


Stop ‘The Constitution Pipeline’

Sun 12 Jul 2015 - Imagine All The People

SIGN THE PETITION Say NO to ‘The Constitution Pipeline’ in NY Say YES to Renewable Energy stopunconstitutionalpipeline.org

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Yoko Ono: Morning Peace at MoMA, 21 June 2015

Thu 02 Jul 2015 - Events & Exhibitions

Yoko Ono first performed her work MORNING PIECE in Tokyo in 1964, where she offered ‘future’ mornings for sale, with dates reaching toward the end of the century. The dates were typed on small strips of paper, and glued to shards of a broken milk bottle. In 1965, Yoko Ono performed the work on the […]

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Yoko Ono: Mended Cups and Unbroken Cup – a new illy art collection & metaphor for life

Thu 14 May 2015 - Artworks

Available Now at MoMAStore.org Healing the broken and preserving the unbroken are the basic concepts of Yoko Ono’s new artworks for illy Art Collection, exclusively released today on the occasion of the artist’s upcoming exhibition Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960–1971; May 17-September 7, 2015 at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York. Yoko […]

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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 […]




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