“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.
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 […]
Yoko Ono celebrates Liverpool’s past, present and future in artwork for the ECHO by Catherine Jones, Liverpool Echo, 17 Aug 2012. LIVERPOOL’S status as a “world in one city” inspired the artwork created specially for today’s ECHO front page by Yoko Ono. The image, signed “love Yoko” by John Lennon’s 79- year-old widow, features a […]
Liverpool Love – charitable artbeat – is a unique Art exhibition (curated by Christian Furr) celebrating the city of Liverpool through the Artistic contributions of some of the world’s leading artists. Yoko Ono: Liverpool Luv, 2012 – Ink on paper, 4.5 x 6.7″ (unframed) – Bid here. Through the Art displayed we hope to provide, not only great […]
Dear Friends, The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude. Even now, sixty six 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 […]
Fukushima Contemporary Art Biennale 2012 – SORA
Aug 11 – Sept 23, 9am – 7pm
Fukushima Airport building, park, blue tent facilities and International Cargo: http://www.fks-ab.co.jp tel: 0247-57-1111
Gallery Masuga http://gallery-masuga.com
Fukushima University Library Gallery.
OPEN #15. International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations: ‘Flags’ Curated by Paolo De Grandis The fifteenth edition of OPEN, International Exhibition of Sculptures and Installations will be held in Venice Lido and in the San Servolo Island from 30th August to 30th September 2012 in parallel with the Venice Cinema Festival and the Architecture Biennale. This […]
Yoko Ono (born 1933, Tokyo) is a pioneering artist, film-maker, poet, musician, writer, performance artist and peace activist. Her prolific career has spanned five decades – she has embraced a wide range of media, defying traditional boundaries and creating new forms of artistic expression. The Serpentine is delighted to present the work of artist Yoko Ono. […]
Group Show: Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan Haifa Museum of Art, Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel July 22 – October 21, 2012 Organized by Japan Foundation Curators: Mr. Kenjiro HOSAKA, National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo, Ms. Elena Yaichnikova, Critic & independent contemporary art curator, Moscow The exhibition “Double Vision” consists of two parts […]
The works of 80 international artists – musical sound forms, reports, roaring, – scattered in all areas – internal and external, public and secret, humble and noble – at Auditorium Parco della Musica.
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 […]