by Hays Davis, Richmond.com There’s a fact about Yoko Ono that has been obscured over the past few decades due largely to her life and work with her late husband. Early in her career, Ono became an acclaimed and influential artist in her own right through her development of fascinating conceptual and performance pieces. Having [...]
Yoko Ono: In Her Life / Shining On After 40 years of being unfairly accused of breaking up the Beatles and harshly mocked for her avant garde art and pop music, Yoko Ono is finally being recognised as a true pioneer. By Sheryl Garratt, Daily Telegraph Soon after I sit down to talk with Yoko [...]
by Louisa Buck, The Art Newspaper. Artist, musician, muse and all-round cultural icon, Yoko Ono has been making waves ever since she was involved with the Fluxus movement in the 1960s. Today she comes to the Frieze Art Fair to deliver a keynote lecture that underlines her continuing engagement with performative practice and audience participation. [...]
Yoko Ono discusses the artistic life of John Lennon and his evolution as an icon I always knew I was going to make it, but I wasn’t sure in what manifestation,” said John Lennon in a 1980 Playboy interview. “I used to read the reviews of books and art and music before I ever put [...]
KRON 4 Morning News has a candid conversation with Yoko Ono about her solo exhibition at SF MoMA. Reporter: Vicki Liviakis. Producer: Lily Tung.
by Stephen Walker I was asked by a teacher at my old school, St. Mary's in Batley, West Yorkshire, to talk to some of 9 year old children about the 1960's era. The teacher informed me that the history project they were studying was about the Beatles and especially John Lennon & Yoko Ono. The [...]
HIGH CONCEPT by John Robinson, The Guardian, 23 April 2005. Described by her husband John Lennon as 'the world's most famous unknown artist', Yoko Ono discusses her most creative moments with John Robinson The 1960s had already been fairly eventful for Yoko Ono. She'd published a book of "instructional poems", and submerged herself in the [...]