All you need is love — and a good Jewish lawyer by Leon Wildes, New Jersey Jewish Standard Dec. 8th 2010 marked the 30th anniversary of the death of John Lennon. The December 2010 edition of the Jewish Standard asked Leon Wildes, the immigration attorney for Lennon and Yoko Ono, to share his reminiscences and […]
IMAGINE PEACE 2012 Yoko Ono Lennon 18 February 2011 Dear Friends, Today, February 18th, 2011, I am 78. I know you are asking many questions on Twitter and elsewhere about what I am really like. It’s something I would love to know, too! One day it will suddenly dawn on us …maybe. The world situation […]
Yoko Ono: HELMETS (“Pieces of Sky”) Old helmets from the last wars, creating a strange forest of their own, with Pieces of Sky in each one of them. Take home a piece of sky. The Spirituality of Place “The Spirituality of Place” focuses on internationally acclaimed artists working in a variety of media who explore […]
GRAMMY: Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project. Song: Imagine, featuring Pink, Seal, India Arie. Congratulations to Herbie Hancock – awarded a GRAMMY for ‘Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals’ for his version of the John Lennon song “Imagine”, featuring vocals from India Arie, Pink, Seal and guitar work from Jeff Beck. He collected […]
A ROSE IS A ROSE IS A ROSE – but it gets better – Don’t ever give up on life. Life can be so beautiful, especially after you’ve spent a lot of time with it. Because then, life becomes like a lover you have been close to for so many years. You know it/him/her so […]
Yoko Ono and Kara Walker in Conversation Tuesday, March 8, 2011, 6:30 p.m. Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1 The Museum of Modern Art 11 West 53 Street New York, NY 10019 (212) 708-9400 | Contact Us | Hours Artists Yoko Ono and Kara Walker, whose work is represented in the exhibition Contemporary […]
Art Nurses performing works by Yoko Ono On Saturday, February 19, 2011 during “Fluxfest”, part of the the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago “Without You I’m Nothing: Interactions” the Day de Dada Art Nurses will be doing interpretations of several Yoko Ono scores from “Grapefruit: A book of instructions and drawings” along with their own […]
Dear Friends Here is my response to the recent Gas Industry attacks. I hope you can spread it around! I’d really appreciate it. Thanks!!!! Josh AN OPEN LETTER TO JOURNALISTS FROM GASLAND DIRECTOR JOSH FOX IN RESPONSE TO ATTACKS BY GAS INDUSTRY February 7, 2011 With the recent Oscar nomination of my documentary film GASLAND, […]
LOVE Born from a personal friendship and mutual admiration between the late George Harrison and Cirque founder Guy Laliberté, LOVE brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion behind the most beloved rock group of all time to create a vivid, intimate and powerful entertainment experience. The international cast of […]
“It’s for you,” Conceptual Art and the Telephone February 24 – March 25, 2011 In the Burt Chernow Gallery RECEPTION: Thursday, March 3 from 5 – 8 p.m. This exhibition is supported in part by the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Werth Famiy Foundation. […]
Top Ten Creative Campaigns | Honeymoon “bed-in” for peace | 1969 by Victoria Mitchell. New Statesman The former member of the Beatles John Lennon and his wife, Yoko Ono, recognised the value of press attention that was focused on their nuptials and exploited this to petition for world peace. The couple drew attention to the […]
Danziger Projects BIG SHOTS: Andy Warhol Polaroids of Celebrities January 8 to February 26, 2011. As an iconic member of the pop movement of the 1960’s, Warhol gained fame and recognition for his depiction of recognizable objects and individuals, from brand names products to faces of the rich, famous, and powerful. “Big Shots: Andy Warhol […]
by Aaron Voldman, Executive Director, The Student Peace Alliance Dear Friends, On MLK Day we launched a petition for bi-partisan seating at the State of the Union Address (see below & here). Throughout the last week momentum has built in support of the idea. The Hill has been aflutter with talk of “dates” to the […]
by Jefferson Hack, AnOther Magazine. Using his modern interpretation of the original Proust Questionnaire, Jefferson Hack uncovers the true mindsets of his peers John Lennon once described her as “the world’s most famous unknown artist: everybody knows her name, but nobody knows what she does.” As well as being known as John’s wife — images […]
YOKO ONO ON THE SOAPBOX! Dear Friend, To kick-off the 3rd year of Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox, our guest is persistent-peacenik, Yoko Ono. This is a major interview and I am so honored to have Sister Yoko on the show for this Sunday (the 9th). The pre-taped interview was a paradigm shifter for me, that’s for […]
Sea Voices – interview with Yoko Ono (excerpt) Yoko Ono is an artist, singer, songwriter, musician, filmmaker and peace activist who lives and works in New York City. Q. It is said that your name translates to “Ocean Child” – that is very powerful. What does the ocean mean to you personally, and what are your reasons […]
Maggie’s Art of Hope Auction – London Art Fair 2011 Maggie’s is the official charity partner for London Art Fair 2011 and is proud to present The Art of Hope. Introducing Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, official charity partner for London Art Fair 2011 “Above all what matters is not to lose the joy of living […]
25 Things Even My Best Friends Didn’t Know Until Now by Yoko Ono From the Bottom Up: I like to wiggle my toes when I’m waiting for something – like in the waiting room of my dentist. It makes me less nervous. I like to be barefoot as much as possible. Places I’m definitely barefoot […]
THE POWER OF WORDS
Your words will run around forever to reverberate in the ocean of the world like a pebble you dropped in the water.
Let’s believe in that power – the large power that could move the mountain and the ocean. yes.
December 31st 2010
First pubished December 31st 2010 in the major national Japanese newspapers: Yomiuri Shimbun, Asahi Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun & Sankei Shimbun.