UNCOVER by Yoko Ono

UNCOVER by Yoko Ono Let's quickly assemble the knowledge we have. We ourselves must be peaceful to get peace. Once we follow that logic, and clear our minds of anger, hatred, fear and violence, we can see what we were doing wrong. We are being given the option of having a peaceful world or a [...]

2014-12-31T09:51:37-05:00July 24th, 2014|Written work|

Group Show: War is for the Living (Sylvia Wald / Po Kim Art Gallery, NY, USA)

The Sylvia Wald and Po Kim Art Gallery is pleased to present War is for the Living, a group exhibition that brings together thirteen transnational, multiethnic, and intergenerational artists working in various media whose works provoke questions about a world permeated by war. These works underscore the living that comes after war and investigate what [...]

2013-02-08T19:48:51-05:00February 8th, 2013|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language (MoMA, New York, USA)

May 6–August 27, 2012 MoMA, New York: Special Exhibitions Gallery, third floor Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language is a group exhibition that brings together 12 contemporary artists and artists’ groups working in all mediums including painting, sculpture, film, video, audio, and design, all of whom concentrate on the material qualities of language—visual, aural, and beyond. The [...]

2012-05-02T12:23:02-05:00May 2nd, 2012|Events & Exhibitions|

WAR IS OVER! by Susha Shulenski

Hi Yoko, I had this crazy idea ... let's see how far we can take this.... the thing is when you and John started this all those years ago we didn't all have computers and our own printers... now, one by one we can make a statement from our own front window... I printed out [...]

2011-12-25T19:32:09-05:00December 25th, 2011|Imagine All The People|

IMAGINE PEACE 2012 by Yoko Ono Lennon

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 [...]

2012-02-12T02:37:32-05:00February 18th, 2011|Written work|

Yoko Ono: WAR IS OVER! & IMAGINE PEACE billboards [London Ontario Live Arts, Canada]

Yoko Ono's billboard will be seen in Downtown London as apart of this year's LOLA Festival. (© Yoko Ono 2010) Yoko Ono is an award-winning multi-media artist and peace activist, who constantly challenges and stretches the traditional boundaries of sculpture, painting, theater and music. Her seminal performance art in the early 1960's, experimental films and [...]

2010-09-12T21:45:09-05:00September 12th, 2010|Events & Exhibitions|

War Is Over! (If You Want It) by David Swanson

Looking Up: War Is Over (if you want it) By David Swanson / WarIsACrime.org / MichaelMoore.com The tide is turning against war. We've permanently shut down the Army Experience Center! We've kept student information from recruiters in Maryland! The war escalation supplemental funding has stalled! The attack on Kandahar has been stalled! The majority of the public is on our side! [...]

2010-06-19T05:20:02-05:00June 19th, 2010|Imagine All The People|

Group Show: Art Adds [Taxicabs, NYC USA]

Soon You Can Hail an Artist as You Hail a Cab By Carol Vogel, New York Times, 25 Dec 2009 Those moving advertisements atop taxis generally deliver not-so-subtle messages, like which airlines to fly or movies to see, who makes the sexiest blue jeans or the coolest sunglasses. High art they most certainly [...]

2010-01-28T06:49:48-05:00December 25th, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

Woodstock International Walk for World Peace

More pictures at the Woodstock International Walk for World Peace Picasa gallery. “Peace Weekend” to kick off Woodstock 40th Anniversary events This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock Festival, and many events are being held throughout the area to honor this singular occassion. The first of these, the Woodstock International Walk for World [...]

2009-08-11T17:02:24-05:00July 20th, 2009|Imagine All The People|

BED PEACE 2009: 40th Anniversary 1969-2009

The John & Yoko Amsterdam Bed-In took place from 25-31 March 1969 at The Hilton Hotel, Amsterdam, Holland. The John & Yoko Montreal Bed-In took place from 26 May to 2 June 1969 at The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada, culminating in the recording of the anthem "Give Peace A Chance" on the night of [...]

2009-06-30T17:17:43-05:00May 25th, 2009|Imagine All The People|

IMAGINE: The Peace Ballad of John and Yoko [Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada]

A “conscientious objector” during a period of societal and political crisis throughout the world, John Lennon, along with his muse and alter ego Yoko Ono, sang a message of hope and tolerance that sought the transformation of violence into peace, and hate and racism into love. Today, the work they carried out together has not [...]

2009-09-05T16:11:51-05:00April 10th, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|
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