12 August 2019

Yoko Ono To Unveil First Bristol Solo Show In September

INTERVENTIONS/2 marks the first time that the world-renowned artist and activist Yoko Ono presents a solo show in the city of Bristol.

25 August 2016

Marina Abramovic, Richard Long, And Dorothy Cross At Modern Art Oxford

‘It’s Me to the World’ is Modern Art Oxford’s fourth exhibition and iteration of KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The exhibition features works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono, Hannah Rickards, and Richard Long. Upon entering the gallery the […]

13 August 2016

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Photo Feature: Richard Long Walking A Labyrinth At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is soon to unveil its fourth exhibition ‘It’s Me to the World’ in KALEIDOSCOPE, a celebration of 50 years as an internationally acclaimed gallery. The latest iteration will feature works by Marina Abramović, Mohammed Qasim Ashfaq, Dorothy Cross, Richard Long, Agnes Martin, Otobong Nkanga, Yoko Ono and Hannah Rickards. But the work […]

13 June 2016

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Photo Feature: Mystics And Rationalists At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently marking 50 years as an internationally acclaimed powerhouse of contemporary visual culture. Celebrating the role art plays in shaping our perception of the world, KALEIDOSCOPE offers a shifting prism on an illustrious history founded upon the vision of artists. Iconic works from the past return to the gallery from across […]

7 June 2016

Dorothy Cross: Mystics, Rationalists, And Temporal Ponderings At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford is currently presenting works by Cork-born artist Dorothy Cross, as part of KALEIDOSCOPE: Mystics and Rationalists, the Gallery’s year-long programme of unfolding exhibitions to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The show Features Karla Black, Daniel Buren, Ibrahim El-Salahi, Dan Graham, Sol LeWitt, Yoko Ono, Amy Sillman, and Dorothy Cross. Cross works in sculpture, […]

19 April 2016

Gustav Metzger, Yoko Ono, David Maljkovic – Among Artists At Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford presents the second exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, the Gallery’s year-long programme of unfolding exhibitions to celebrate their 50th anniversary. The second show in the gallery’s programme, ‘A Moment of Grace’ takes its title from an observation by German artist Gustav Metzger – founder of the Auto-Destructive art movement in the 1960s – that […]

27 February 2016

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Yoko Ono Hospitalised In New York With Severe Flu-like Symptoms

Yoko Ono, the Conceptual artist and widow of Beatle John Lennon has been hospitalised in New York after being admitted with severe flu-like symptoms. Elliot Mintz, her press agent told well wishers on Friday that it was just a bad case of seasonal flu, quashing rumours that Ms Ono, 83, had suffered a heart attack or […]

10 February 2016

Paul Black Reviews: KALEIDOSCOPE The Indivisible Present At Modern Art Oxford

Artlyst has attended the latest exhibition at Modern Art Oxford, The Indivisible Present, the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a yearlong programme of unfolding exhibitions at the gallery in 2016 to celebrate Modern Art Oxford’s 50th anniversary. All the works on display will explore temporality in art as a celebration of the longevity of the gallery, […]

8 February 2016

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Artlyst Podcast: Director Paul Hobson Introduces Modern Art Oxford’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

Artlyst has attended ‘The Indivisible Present’, the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford to celebrate the gallery’s 50th anniversary. This will include prescient iconic works from the past exhibitions at the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed contemporary artists. Image: Douglas Gordon, 24 Hour Psycho (1993), […]

6 February 2016

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Blink And You’ve Missed It: Modern Art Oxford Presents Kaleidoscope Exhibitions

Kaleidoscope, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford in 2016 presents ‘The Indivisible’ the first exhibition during a year of iconic works from the past return to the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed artists of the current generation. In this opening exhibition, what we see and the things we miss are explored by artists who examine time […]

17 December 2015

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Modern Art Oxford To Celebrate 50th Birthday With Pierre Huyghe And Yoko Ono

The Indivisible Present is the first exhibition in KALEIDOSCOPE, a year long programme of unfolding exhibitions at Modern Art Oxford in 2016. During the year, iconic works from the past return to the gallery alongside new commissions by acclaimed artists of the current generation. In the opening exhibition, what we see and the things we […]

26 June 2015

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Women Artists Shatter The Glass Ceiling – But At What Cost?

I should stand up for fellow art bitches and applaud this week’s lyst of the most wealthy female artists: were your gut feelings also instantly of “female artists are rich?”,or even, “female artists make money?”. What a happy event that we can congratulate ten women who’ve well and truly managed to quit the full time […]

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 […]

13 October 2014

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Banksy Art Buff Mural Vandalised In Folkestone

Just two weeks after a Banksy mural appeared in Folkstone, it has been vandalised. The piece depicts a woman staring at an empty plinth while wearing headphones with her hands clasped behind her back. The piece is called ‘Art Buff’. On Sunday evening, an act of vandalism was perpetrated against the artwork; the unknown attacker […]

11 March 2014

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Folkestone Triennial 2014: Yoko Ono Andy Goldsworthy and Pablo Bronstein Announced

The Creative Foundation announced details today of the artists commissioned for the third edition of Folkestone Triennial, one of the UK’s most ambitious art exhibitions. Internationally recognised artists have been commissioned to create a collection of new artworks to be exhibited in Folkestone’s public spaces under the title Lookout. Folkestone Triennial runs from 30 August […]

25 February 2014

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Yoko Ono Celebrates Her Octogenarian Era With New Guggenheim Bilbao Exhibition

Yoko Ono is 80 and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao welcomes a unique retrospective of one of the most influential artists of our times—a living legend who holds a special place in contemporary art, music and experimental film. Half-A-Wing Show — A Retrospective runs from 14 March to 1 September 2014.  The exhibition, sponsored by Seguros […]

30 September 2013

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Smashed Piano From 1960s Performance Art On View At Tate Britain

Tate Britain is exhibiting a smashed up piano which was used in the ‘Destruction In Art Symposium’ (DIAS) in 1966. It is one of the only surviving examples of sculpture from the pioneering season of events, which included performances by the late John Latham and Yoko Ono. The event was organised by Gustav Metzger a […]

9 July 2013

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Yoko Ono Requests Photos Of Smiles For Manchester Festival Project

Yoko Ono has put out an open call for people to circulate a photo of their smile to say, “Hello. How you doing?” for a new exhibition, do it 20 13, which opens this week at Manchester Art Gallery as part of the Manchester International Festival. People can upload their images Here Many of the […]

4 April 2013

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Yoko Ono Announces Meltdown line-Up For Southbank Centre Festival

The Southbank Centre’s Meltdown Festival 2013, which is in its 20th year, will give audiences from June, the chance to engage with the cultural icon Yoko Ono. Bringing together a lifetime of achievement in music, visual arts and  activism, her curatorship coincides with her 80th birthday, which is bound to create a memorable festival.  This […]

4 February 2013

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Yoko Ono’s Skyladders In Exhibition At Liverpool’s Walker

Yoko Ono is represented along with other important contemporary artists in a new exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool from 2 February 2013. ‘New Works at the Walker’ consists of more than 50 works from the gallery’s own collection and includes pieces by Anish Kapoor, Paula Rego, Wolfgang Tillmans and winner of the […]

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, […]

8 September 2012

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Back To Art School Must Haves to Succeed in Autumn 2012

Art College will be starting again in the next couple of weeks. Students young and some old will be packing and moving back into student housing, with some finding out that student housing is possibly the most expensive part of tuition in London. Wishing it was December already? Mothers the world over will be looking […]

19 June 2012

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Cultural Olympiad Launches With First Rate Visual Art Lineup

The London 2012 Festival opens with a bang and a bounce as Turner Prize winning artist Jeremy Deller exhibits his life-size inflatable replica of Stonehenge. The work entitled ‘Sacrilege’ will ‘pop up’ for the first time at the National Botanical Gardens in Carmarthen to mark the opening day of the Cultural Olympiad. The representation of […]

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 […]

18 May 2012

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Art Reaches Vanishing Point As Hayward Gallery Goes Invisible

A new exhibition at the Hayward gallery could prove the most subtle or the most pretentious exhibition of all time. Invisible Art brings together works from the past half century that explores ideas related to the invisible and the hidden. The exhibition includes work by some of the most important artists of our time as […]

2 May 2012

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US Artists Line Up For Britain’s Cultural Olympiad

Highlights were announced today for the American artists participating in the London 2012 Festival, the summer climax of the Cultural Olympiad and perhaps ‘the largest cultural celebration in our lifetime’ ‘ The visual artists include Alex Katz, Marina Abramović, Jeff Koons, Yoko Ono, Yes Yes No and The Wooster Group. Mostly high profile internationally established […]

2 December 2011

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Yoko Ono Amazed By Queen In Liverpool

Queen Elizabeth travelled to the Museum of Liverpool yesterday, where she officially opened the museum and met Yoko Ono Yoko Ono was particularly impressed by the Queen’s outfit – a burgundy wool coat and dress by Karl Ludvig with a matching hat by Angela Kelly: ‘I was so amazed. That particular colour – it made […]

27 November 2011

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RCA Secret Postcards Worth £130,000 Unveiled

Emin, Kapoor and Ono most sought after prize in RCA treasure hunt Art enthusiasts  who cued, purchased and then waited for the identity unveiling of over 3000 original postcards, discovered whether they had snagged a valuable A- lister-masterpiece by the likes of  Grayson Perry, Tracey Emin or Anish Kapoor on Saturday. This was all revealed […]

29 October 2011

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RCA Secret Exhibition Celebrates Its Eighteenth Birthday

The RCA Secret is an annual event, which this year celebrates its eighteenth birthday as a unique exhibition and sale of original postcard-sized art, made by professional artists, designers and illustrators, plus current postgraduate students at the Royal College of Art. It is a fund raising event with proceeds going to the RCA’s Art Student […]