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Group Show: Some Enchanted Evenings (Nuite Blanche) [Toronto, Canada]

Some Enchanted Evenings A Scotiabank Nuit Blanche 5th Year Retrospective Exhibition September 20 to October 3, 2010 Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, East Lobby, Toronto, Canada [map] Four enchanted evenings, each so different, so appealing. Selected artworks by artists from Canada and around the world – video art, site-specific installations, sculpture, painting, multi-media performative [...]

2010-08-06T15:34:05-05:00August 5th, 2010|Events & Exhibitions News|

Yoko Ono: Wish Tree [Hirshhorn, Washington DC, USA]

When You Wish Upon a Tree at the Hirshhorn by Brandon Springer — Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden for Smithsonian.com Some wish for their mothers. Some wish for their fathers. Some wish for siblings or friends, children or partners. Some wishes are rather rude. Some wishes are earnest and sweet. Yoko Ono’s Washington D.C. Wish [...]

2010-07-09T01:23:37-05:00July 8th, 2010|Wish Trees|

IMAGINE PEACE TOWER unveiling ceremony in Second Life on 09 Oct 09

‘I dedicate this light tower to John Lennon. My love for you is forever.’ Yoko Ono ‘Imagine all the people living life in peace’ John Lennon ‘A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.’ Yoko Ono IMAGINE PEACE TOWER in Images from official IMAGINE PEACE TOWER Second [...]

Yoko Ono LIVE: Passages For Light [Stanford, CA]

Yoko Ono to speak at Stanford By Cynthia Haven, Stanford Report, 19 December 2009 John Lennon once called her "the world's most famous unknown artist: Everybody knows her name, but nobody knows what she does." Avant-garde artist, musician and activist Yoko Ono, Lennon's widow, will be visiting campus Jan. 14 to give a lecture, "Passages [...]

2009-01-07T15:27:10-05:00January 7th, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

Yoko Ono: Between The Sky and My Head [Gateshead, UK]

Major Yoko Ono Retrospective at Baltic by Brenda Burrell, The Photography Pages A big show like this hardly needs introduction and there’s room to be wary of promoting celebs, but do go and see this, do go. Much of her work brings forth unquantified emotion, some undoubtedly sentimental, but other pieces simply bring an unexpected rawness to [...]

2009-01-05T14:12:27-05:00January 1st, 2009|Events & Exhibitions|

THANKSGIVING MESSAGE from Yoko Ono

Hi, my friends! Now, I'm in Tokyo for the annual Dream Power Concert. The top Japanese rockers play and sing John's songs each year. All the proceeds of the concert go to building schools in Africa and Asia. Mainly in Africa. This is the eighth year of this concert, and, in seven years, we have [...]

2008-12-02T16:27:49-05:00December 2nd, 2008|Feature, Written work|

Yoko Ono: Wish Trees for Gateshead [Gateshead, UK]

As part of Enchanted Parks in Saltwell Park, Gateshead, (4-14 December 2008) Yoko Ono will present Wish Trees for Gateshead – where visitors are invited to express their hopes and dreams by writing wishes on paper and hanging them on one of the trees. Wishes from Wish Trees for Gateshead will be gathered at the [...]

2008-12-02T16:26:12-05:00December 1st, 2008|Wish Trees|

Wish Trees for Pasadena – a report by Mikihiko Hori

Snow in California by Mikihiko Hori Yoko Ono's participatory art project, "Wish Tree for Pasadena" at the central courtyard of One Colorado in Pasadena, California, which started on August 2nd, '08, has just ended its display on November 9th, '08. For "Wish Tree for Pasadena", 21 living crape myrtle trees (Lagerstroemia) were set up and [...]

2008-11-26T12:01:15-05:00November 26th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions News, Wish Trees|

YOKO ONO: WISH TREES FOR PASADENA – Articles

Wish Trees for Pasadena Move to their New Home Today Today the crepe myrtles that were part of the Wish Tree for Pasadena installation at One Colorado will be planted at their new, permanent home at Arlington Garden. Dedication is 10:00 A.M. ...The trees are being dedicated as a permanent contemplative grove at Arlington Garden in Pasadena. Arlington Garden is a [...]

2015-03-10T13:39:25-05:00November 16th, 2008|Feature, Imagine All The People, Wish Trees|

Group Show: Chanel’s Mobile Art [NY, USA]

Chanel Mobile Art 2.55 gets a 5 Cameron and I like free stuff in the city, but as it turns out nothing in this city is ever really free. Chanel has sponsored a mobile art exhibit in Central Park at Rumsey Playfield near Bethesda Fountain. Artists, including Yoko Ono, designed their exhibits through inspiration of [...]

2008-11-07T20:08:42-05:00October 17th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions|

Group Show: Nuite Blanche [Toronto, Canada]

Yoko Ono's career rehab complete Yoko Ono's rehabilitation from Beatles-buster to revered artist is now so thorough that no contemporary art season feels complete without some inclusion of her work or reference to her abiding influence. Just check out her work at Nuit Blanche tonight (even though she won't be on hand herself). "I am [...]

2008-10-26T19:23:42-05:00October 4th, 2008|Events & Exhibitions|
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