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Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE at Selfridges, London during 2012 Olympic Festival

Selfridges continues to unfold its major series of initiatives staged to celebrate the most important cultural and sporting year in Great Britain’s history with the launch of Yoko Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE. Previewing at Selfridges from 21 June, IMAGINE PEACE is a public art installation by Yoko Ono, presented by Art Production Fund. It consists of Yoko [...]

2012-07-17T13:43:39+00:00 July 17th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

THE SKY IS PINK by Josh Fox <---- watch this film & save New York's clean, free safe water supply

"Just as there is no safe cigarette, there is no safe hydrofracking" Save New York's clean, free, safe water supply from pollution from the harmful side effects of hydrofracking. Tell Governor Cuomo and the state legislature It’s time to ban fracking now. SIGN THE PETITION HERE New Anti-Fracking Film by Gasland's Josh Fox Targets Cuomo: [...]

2012-06-25T06:46:31+00:00 June 25th, 2012|Yoko recommends|

Today, June 23 is International Widow’s Day. Support & donate here: http://www.theloombafoundation.org/donate

International Widows Day is the UN’s annual global day of action to address the poverty and injustice faced by millions of widows and their dependents in many countries. It takes place on 23 June. International Widows Day was initiated by the Loomba Foundation in 2005 and officially recognised by the United Nations General Assembly, on [...]

2012-06-23T10:09:20+00:00 June 23rd, 2012|Imagine All The People|

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|

The Guardian profile: Yoko Ono

An artist for the age of Occupy is given a retrospective at the Serpentine Gallery in London. by Charlotte Higgins, The Guardian The most famous thing anyone ever said about Yoko Ono was, inevitably, said by John Lennon, and for years it held true. He called her "the world's most famous unknown artist, everyone knows her [...]

2012-06-08T13:05:46+00:00 June 8th, 2012|Events & Exhibitions News|