Take advantage of this special opportunity to see and hear legendary artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono discuss her work and her latest book, “An Invisible Flower,” with New York Times architecture critic and global columnist, Michael Kimmelman. Sean Ono Lennon discovered the story, which she wrote years before she met John Lennon, in his [...]
LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE 2012 On October 9th, 2012, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Yoko Ono will give the Biennial LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE to five activists. This day also celebrates the birthday of John Lennon and his son Sean. This year’s LENNONONO GRANT FOR PEACE recipients are: LADY GAGA RACHEL CORRIE JOHN PERKINS CHRISTOPHER HITCHENS PUSSY [...]
YOKO ONO ON HER NEW ALBUM, ART, AND SEAN LENNON ‘Step to the future, if you like,’ Ono tells DuJour By Adam Rathe, DuJour Just last week, Yoko Ono, the award-winning artist, accomplished musician, and cultural icon released YOKOKIMTHURSTON, a full-length album in collaboration with Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of the legendary rock band Sonic Youth. [...]
Dear Friend, I thought it was firecrackers at first — kids playing a prank on the opening night of Batman. Then I saw a smoke canister fly in front of the screen. A second later, the theater erupted in screams, and I felt a shotgun blast slam into my face and neck and arm. I [...]
Read full review of Shock (Vol. 2) – JOHN CAGE on Boomkat.com © In tribute to the John Cage centenary and marking the 50th anniversary of his first Japan tour, EM Records presents John Cage – Shock (Vol. 2) – historically important and previously unissued recordings made by Cage and his visionary interpreter David Tudor [...]
I recently asked Ono and Lennon a few more questions about the Invisible Flower book. The most surprising thing I learned was that Ono still feels as invisible as she did when she was 19. And she considers it something to covet. By Hannah Elliot, Forbes.
“I’m so thrilled that NME have voted John Lennon as the Ultimate Icon of NME’s Lifetime. A great surprise to wake up to this morning! Thankyou, NME and thankyou to all of you who voted for John. I’m sure he’s thrilled, too – up there! Big kiss, yoko”
Art Production Fund is pleased to present IMAGINE PEACE by Yoko Ono as part of the Times Square Alliance public art program on September 21, 2012, which marks the thirty-first annual International Day of Peace. As part of this global gathering of individuals in the name of peace each year, Ono’s IMAGINE PEACE message will be translated into 24 world languages and displayed hourly across American Eagle Times Square, MTV 44 ½ and Viacom North and South signs throughout Times Square.
PUSSY RIOT is a feminist punk performance collective based in Moscow. Founded in 2011, they perform public artistic responses to Russian politics. In Feb 2012, three members of the group were arrested and charged with felony hooliganism after performing in the sanctuary of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
E-book available from Sept 25th for Kindle, iPad, iPhone, $2.99.
Profits will support the Pussy Riot legal defense team.
ONO – I’M MOVING ON (New Remixes) Out Sept 25th on Mindtrain/Twisted Records via iTunes & Beatport. The ferocious new ONO single is I’M MOVING ON, featuring remixes by Starkillers, Papercha$Er, Director’s Cut (Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper) Sted-E & Hybrid Heights, Dave Audé And Ralphi Rosario – Out September 25th on Mind Train/Twisted Records. [...]
In 1968, John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted two acorns for peace at Coventry Cathedral. The acorns were planted in east and westerly positions, symbolizing the meeting of the couple and the union of their two cultures. This was the first of many peace events that the couple would initiate throughout their lives. In 1969, John and Yoko mailed acorns and [...]
The YOKOKIMTHURSTON CD is now available from the Chimera Music Store. Release date: Sept 25, $15. 01 I Missed You Listening 02 Running the Risk 03 I Never Told You, Did I? 04 Mirror Mirror 05 Let’s Get There 06 Early in the Morning “This is NYC avant garde convergence at its finest. The idea [...]
“Ends of the Earth” is the first large-scale, historical-thematic exhibition on Land Art. It documents the impulses that simultaneously came from various disciplines in the 1960s, and focused on using the earth as an artistic medium and exhibiting works in remote locations far from the usual art context. The exhibition highlights the early years of [...]
This exhibition is devoted to examining the defining impact Lucy R. Lippard’s groundbreaking book Six Years had on the emergent Conceptual art movement. Published in 1973, Six Years simultaneously catalogued and described the development of conceptual art practices in the late sixties and early seventies, and is now widely considered an essential reference work for [...]
SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS Commissions Yoko Ono to Design Limited-Edition Crystal Cuts Inspired by hope, peace and dreams. Conceptual artist Yoko Ono has created two exclusive crystal key cuts for fall 2012, adding to SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS’ roll-call of illustrious designer partnerships including Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Andree Putman and Manish Arora. A pioneering figure in the sixties’ [...]
Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde From the mid-1950s through the 1960s, Tokyo transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce, becoming home to some of the most important art being made at the time. Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde provides a focused look at the [...]
by Yale Breslin, Life and Times Yoko Ono created An Invisible Flower when she was just 19, at the very start of her artistic career. Her book, tells the story of an invisible beauty and the one special person, “Smelty John,” who catches sight of it. Written years before Yoko met John Lennon, An Invisible Flower offers a glimpse into the [...]