8 December 2020

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John Lennon’s Death 40 Years On – What Sold At Art Basel Miami Beach – Jeffrey Epstein’s $139m Christie’s and Sotheby’s Sales

John Lennon’s Death 40 Years On – What Sold At Art Basel Miami Beach – Jeffrey Epstein’s $139m Christie’s and Sotheby’s Sales

12 December 2014

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MoMA NY Announces First Yoko Ono Official Survey For 2015

40 years after Yoko Ono staged a guerrilla “One Woman Show” in its galleries, the Museum of Modern Art New York is showing the first survey of the artist. In 1971, Ono announced that she was having a “one woman show” at the museum. But aside from a small sign that pointed to a performance […]

15 December 2012

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Yoko Ono Awarded Germany’s Highest Human Rights Medal

The Artist/Musician Yoko Ono has accepted the German human rights prize for peace activism, the Rainer Hildebrandt Medal at Berlin’s Checkpoint Charlie Museum. The museum is situated next to the Cold War border crossing which was an iconic symbol of political oppression. The lifetime achievement award was given for her recent work highlighting equality for […]

7 November 2012

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Yoko Ono Appointed Director Of 2013 Southbank’s Meltdown Festival

The conceptual artist and musician, Yoko Ono, who will celebrate her 80th birthday next year, has today been announced as the director of Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival 2013. In curating the festival in its 20th anniversary year the iconic musician and artist follows in the footsteps of some of music’s biggest names, including David Bowie, […]

18 June 2012

Yoko Ono Breaks Free With Major London Exhibition – Review

Yoko Ono is one of the best known figures to come out of the 1960’s Fluxus movement. It was a group made up of musicians, including John Cage, poets, artists and hippies. At 79 she is still a force to be reckoned with. Her work is still energetic and vibrant.  Ono’s new Serpentine Gallery exhibition […]

12 June 2012

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Yoko Ono Recreates Highlights From Her Book Grapefruit

The Moderna Museet in Stockholm is presenting an exhibition highlighting Yoko Ono’s 1964 book Grapefruit. It features a selection of instruction pieces that encourage innovative ways of looking at life and its relationship creating art. Yoko Ono, By the late 1950s, had already begun creating poetic works in which text, music, performance and experimental painting […]

10 June 2012

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Yoko Ono Stands Up After 30 Years In The Cultural Desert

Yoko Ono, born in 1933 is in the winter of her career, as artist, author, and peace activist. She is finally receiving the respect for her body of work in avant-garde art, music and filmmaking. Her marriage to John Lennon has often over shadowed her contribution to contemporary art and unlike her nemesis Yayoi Kusama […]

17 January 2011

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Yoko Ono Wins Hiroshima Art Prize

Yoko Ono, the avant-garde artist and widow of John Lennon, has been awarded the eighth Hiroshima Art Prize. This is awarded for her contributions to world peace through contemporary art. The Mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba stated the city will continue with its “Obamajority,” anti-nuclear weapons campaign, amid controversy over a recent U.S. subcritical nuclear […]