IN 1968, Kevin Concannon was a 12-year-old Beatles fan when an avant-garde artist named Yoko Ono started appearing in press stories linking her with John Lennon. “It was my first exposure ever to a real live artist, and especially a real live avant-garde conceptual artist,” recalled Dr. Concannon, who has a doctorate in art history […]
“War Is Over (If You Want It)” proclaims one of the pieces at Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Exhibit. This message of peace is probably as pertinent in this generation, an era replete with wars in Libya and in the ongoing War On Terror. The exhibit, which is set to run in the Staller Art Center […]
LENNONYC wins the EMMY for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series 2011 Congratulations to: Susan Lacy, Executive Producer Stanley Buchthal, Executive Producer Michael Cohl, Executive Producer Prudence Glass, Series Producer Julie Sacks, Supervising Producer Michael Epstein, Producer & Director Jessica Levin, Producer. LENNONYC wins a PEABODY AWARD A record 38 recipients of the 70th Annual Peabody Awards were […]
The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale is distinguished from other biennials held internationally and domestically by its exclusive focus on women artists. The International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale reflects the interest in women artists in each country and their increased numbers in the art world overall. Visitors of the biennale have the opportunity to learn about the region’s historical significance that defines Incheon as an important hub city in Northeastern Asia.
Message from Yoko Ono Trust in the power of human intellect. The 1945 atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were a tragedy of the greatest magnitude that must never be repeated. Even now, sixty-six years later, many victims of the violence of atomic weapons are still suffering. Such is the gravity of the destruction wrought […]
Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE: Featuring John and Yoko’s Year of Peace will be presented at the University Art Gallery in the Staller Center from September 6 through October 15. Originally organized by the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, the exhibition was curated by Kevin Concannon and John Noga. The Staller Center […]
Yokohama Triennale ‘Our Magic Hour’ August 6 – November 6, 2011 Based on the theme “OUR MAGIC HOUR”, the YOKOHAMA TRIENNALE 2011 will be held at two main venues: the Yokohama Museum of Art and NYK Waterfront Warehouse (BankART Studio NYK). Focusing on works that allude to the magical mysterious powers in our daily lives […]
from Asahi.com The prize-giving ceremony for the 8th Hiroshima Art Prize (sponsored by Hiroshima City and Asahi Newspapers), an award for contemporary artists whose work has contributed to peace, was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Hiroshima on July 29th. The avant-garde artist (78), wife of the late John Lennon, a former Beatle, […]
Yoko Ono: ‘The Road Of Hope’ Mori Art Museum Lecture Mori Art Museum is pleased to present “MAM Art Course No.13: Yoko Ono – The Road of Hope’” on Thursday, 4 August, 2011. The “Mori Art Museum Art Course” is a series of educational courses exploring diverse facets of contemporary art. The courses are divided […]
Yoko Ono sees Beatles and Bed-in memorabilia at the new Museum of Liverpool Liverpool Echo YOKO Ono was reunited with the bedspread from the 1969 Montreal Bed-in For Peace yesterday. The 78-year-old was one of the special guests at the opening of the new Museum of Liverpool last night. She had the chance to see […]
The Without Borders Film Festival in Umbria kicks off its fourth season on Friday with the world premiere of an animated film written and narrated by Yoko Ono. Hailed as the “only film festival with a soul” by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jerry Levitan, the non-profit event seeks to transcend political, economic, and religious differences by showcasing […]
LINDA McCARTNEY : LIFE IN PHOTOGRAPHS BONNI BENRUBI GALLERY, NYC JUNE 2ND – JULY 29TH, 2011 As women artists, we were branches of the same tree called INVISIBLE. Linda, it’s so nice to see your work being exhibited right in the center of New York City now. Each work shows your incredible sensitivity as a first […]
Make Music New York Special Programs Yoko Ono’s Secret Piece (1953) throughout Central Park from 5AM – 8AM on June 21, 2011. Celebrate the summer solstice with Yoko Ono’s meditative Secret Piece, at sunrise in Central Park. We will meet at Columbus Circle starting at 5AM. Bring any musical instrument or just your voice, and we […]
YOKO ONO MAKES SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCE WITH YELLOW MAGIC ORCHESTRA FOR BIG IN JAPAN CONCERT AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL KCRW’S World Festival SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2011 AT 7:00 PM Yoko Ono joins Yellow Magic Orchestra in a special guest appearance for Big in Japan at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, June 26 a 7 p.m. […]
Upload your father’s photo to the MY DADDY IS BEAUTIFUL groups on Facebook or Flickr.
Write his name, a note about him, to him and to yourself.
If it gets to be a love letter, a poem or a very long message or as long as a novel (!), that’s fine. Make sure to squeeze him with big hugs and kisses in your mind and send it with a sprinkle of i ii iii. love,
Yoko Ono Lennon
for Fathers Day: Sunday 19th June 2011
The New York Public Library is encouraging bookworms to pass around 25,000 free copies of a new paperback it will distribute in subway stations, on park benches and in other public places. The book celebrates the library’s vast collection — and patrons — by featuring a diverse group of celebrities, including Stephen Colbert, the Harlem […]
May 8 – June 5, 2011 Andy Warhol Museum 117 Sandusky Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-5890 Phone: 412-237-8300 email@example.com Started in 2004, My Mommy is Beautiful is one of Yoko Ono’s ongoing art projects. This project features the public’s participation which is a significant portion of the work. This installation of My Mommy is Beautiful is […]
21 MAY – 02 OCT 2011 SERRALVES MUSEUM Rua D. João de Castro, 210, 4150-417 Porto, Portugal The Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art is to present the exhibition, “Off the Wall/Fora da Parede”, between May and October 2011, organised by the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and curated by Chrissie Iles – the Whitney Museum’s […]
Wanås has spring in sight. On May 15, 2011 the exhibitions open, the first time under new leadership. It is a lively season with new art works in the park by Yoko Ono and Jacob Dahlgren. At the same time, the permanent collection is activated by an in depth study of Charlotte Gyllenhammar’s artistic work. […]