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Peregrine9 Jun 19, 2012 05:55 PM

4 Yoko Ono news updates and articles
 
100.5 WYMG
June 19, 2012
Yoko Ono dismissed Sam Taylor-Wood's Lennon movie plans

Yoko Ono was initially sceptical about Sam Taylor-Wood's plans to depict her late husband John Lennon in Nowhere Boy and was "flabbergasted" the director made such a "beautiful" biopic.The former artist contacted Ono while she was making the 2009 film, which tells the story of the star's formative years in Liverpool, England, as she wanted to use the Beatles legend's song Mother in the picture.Ono admits she felt wary about Taylor-Wood's movie, and was overjoyed when she saw the final cut.

http://www.wymg.com/Yoko-Ono-dismiss...ovie-/13477147

BBC News Entertainment and Arts
June 18, 2012
Yakking with Yoko

In 1964 Yoko Ono made her first masterpiece - that was nearly half a century ago.
She was a 31-year-old Japanese artist living in New York running with the city's super-hip avant-garde crowd. People like Robert Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg and John Cage. Sometimes Marcel Duchamp - the wise and whimsical father of conceptual art - would come by to see what his progeny were up to.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-18498230

Guardian
June 19, 2012
Be a part of Yoko Ono's #smilesfilm artwork
The artist wants the smiles of all the world's people for her mass participation project. Here's how to add yours.

My ultimate goal in film-making is to make a film which includes a smiling face snap of every single human being in the world." Yoko Ono, 1967. #smilesfilm is a worldwide participatory artwork by Yoko Ono that shows her longstanding vision of the power of mass participation.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesi...?newsfeed=true

Mail Online
June 18, 2012
War is Over... again! Yoko Ono launches latest London exhibition with some suitably wacky artwork

It's been several decades since she spread the message 'War is Over' with her late husband John Lennon, but Yoko Ono has embraced it once again in her latest work.To The Light, in the Serpentine Gallery, is her first exhibition in a London public institution for more than a decade.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti....html?ITO=1490


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