Yoko Ono pays tribute and lays flowers at the Hiroshima Memorial, August 2011. Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, 73 years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering, physically, in Hiroshima and Nagasaki. People make a point [...]
Message from Yoko Ono Dear Friends Reading this today, there’s so much meaning for our situation now. Please read every line. Peace, Yoko Ono New York, 4 July 2018 The Declaration of Independence IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events [...]
In a world first, the Museum of Liverpool is hosting this ground-breaking exhibition telling John Lennon and Yoko Ono's story in their own words. The exhibition explores the personal and creative chemistry of this iconic couple and their ongoing Imagine Peace campaign.
At the Women’s March, I was surprised that things were happening even better than I wished in 1971. It’s never too late to start from the start. love, THE FEMINIZATION OF SOCIETY by Yoko Ono, February 1972 The aim of the [...]
The world-famous artist Yoko Ono has for the first time designed special postage stamps. She has created the motifs of two new PostNord postage stamps, containing the strong, universal messages of "DREAM" and "SMILE". The stamps were created on the initiative of Yoko Ono, who herself addressed the desire to design Danish postage stamps. Martin [...]
For the first time ever, the immortal lyrics of John Lennon’s 'Imagine' have been transformed into a children’s picture book illustrated by award-winning artist Jean Jullien. Created for Amnesty, 'Imagine' follows one little pigeon on a journey to spread peace around the world, to every bird no matter what their shape or size. [...]
YOKO ONO Reissue Project - Part 2 3 Albums: FLY, Approximately Infinite Universe & Feeling The Space Out on July 14th, available for preorder NOW CD Bundle • Available from Secretly Canadian & Chimera Music. • AIU embroidered patch • "What A Bastard The World Is" instant download • Digital download code [...]
Julie Cunningham & Company: A Line Is Yoko Ono’s ‘Dance Pieces’ from her seminal collection of ‘Instruction Poems’ ACORN, are the starting point for a new site-specific dance performance by Julie Cunningham & Company. The work responds to the Victoria & Albert Museum’s galleries and collections on display. Taking visitors [...]
Proudest day of my life: The National Music Publishers Association just gave the centennial (song of the century) award to Imagine, but WAIT! Surprise! They played an audio interview of my father saying (approximately) 'Imagine should've been credited as a Lennon/Ono song, if it had been anyone other than my wife I would've [...]
"Wake Up!" - Yoko Ono on new Moonlandingz album The Moonlandingz announce new album 'Interplanetary Class Classics' Produced by Sean Lennon, it features Yoko Ono on the track 'This Cities Undone' The band features members of Fat White Family and the Eccentronic Research Council. "The Moonlandingz are one of the most important [...]
ONO - Hell In Paradise 2016 - 2 x Digital Maxi Singles with Dance Remixes by Dave Audé, Alyson Calagna, DJ Kue and more...
Secretly Canadian is honored to partner with Chimera Music on releasing Yoko Ono’s musical output from 1968 to 1985. Comprised of eleven studio albums, the reissue project’s focus is to painstakingly reconstruct the original vinyl packaging, to thoroughly excavate and appropriately curate the treasure-laden archives of never-before-seen photos and ephemera, and to re-master the audio, all for [...]
The recipients of Yoko Ono's 2016 Lennon-Ono Grant For Peace will be Olafur Eliasson, Anish Kapoor, Katalin Ladik & Ai Weiwei. The ceremony takes place Oct 9th in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Yoko Ono - IMAGINE PEACE FOREVER Dallas Museum of Art Dallas, Texas On view through August 22, 2016 In response to the tragedy that took place in downtown Dallas on July 7, 2016, Yoko Ono has mounted a message of positivity at the Dallas Museum of Art. IMAGINE PEACE FOREVER, an original work of art [...]
PEBBLE PEOPLE For International Women's Day, 8 March 2016 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 [...]
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 Ono Lennon is very pleased to announce this year’s Courage Awards for the Arts, which will take place on May 8th at a private ceremony in New York City. This year’s recipients are: Laurie Anderson and former Guantánamo prisoner Mohammed el Gharani for their collaborative work HAEBUS CORPUS, performed last October at the Park [...]
DAVID BOWIE John and David respected each other. They were well matched in intellect and talent. As John and I had very few friends we felt David was as close as family. After John died, David was always there for Sean and me. When Sean was at boarding school in Switzerland, David would pick him [...]