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Yoko Ono
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Proof that Yoko joined The Beatles;

  

She also joined The Dirty Mac!

 

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Yoko Ono looks good in a tie.

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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 1) Yoko looks good, full stop. 2) I love ties. 3) Yoko + tie = heart

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Yoko Ono looks good in a tie.

  

Also in a fedora.

Edit: Upon closer inspection it appears that she is not wearing a fedora in the photo. Whatever. She still looks good in one john-lennon-salute_gif

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I’ll tell you this: I have NEVER understood the hate for her singing. When she is actually singing she sounds very formal and proper like you’d expect a japanese singer to sound, and it baffles me how many people don’t realize the “Eeeeeeeee” stuff is INTENTIONAL! It’s SUPPOSED to sound grating. It’s done in jest.

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MattWatchingWheels said
I’ll tell you this: I have NEVER understood the hate for her singing. When she is actually singing she sounds very formal and proper like you’d expect a japanese singer to sound,

She’s a lovely singer.

and it baffles me how many people don’t realize the “Eeeeeeeee” stuff is INTENTIONAL! It’s SUPPOSED to sound grating. It’s done in jest.

  

I am aware that it is intentional. I just don’t like the sound. It has nothing at all to do with Yoko herself, I just don’t enjoy the sound of screaming.

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50yearslate said

MattWatchingWheels said

I’ll tell you this: I have NEVER understood the hate for her singing. When she is actually singing she sounds very formal and proper like you’d expect a japanese singer to sound,

She’s a lovely singer.

and it baffles me how many people don’t realize the “Eeeeeeeee” stuff is INTENTIONAL! It’s SUPPOSED to sound grating. It’s done in jest.

  

I am aware that it is intentional. I just don’t like the sound. It has nothing at all to do with Yoko herself, I just don’t enjoy the sound of screaming.

  

But you aren’t supposed to. 😉

 

Though i wasn’t meaning you. I mean the people who think that’s all she does. yoko-ono_01

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MattWatchingWheels said

50yearslate said

MattWatchingWheels said

I’ll tell you this: I have NEVER understood the hate for her singing. When she is actually singing she sounds very formal and proper like you’d expect a japanese singer to sound,

She’s a lovely singer.

and it baffles me how many people don’t realize the “Eeeeeeeee” stuff is INTENTIONAL! It’s SUPPOSED to sound grating. It’s done in jest.

  

I am aware that it is intentional. I just don’t like the sound. It has nothing at all to do with Yoko herself, I just don’t enjoy the sound of screaming.

  

But you aren’t supposed to. 😉

 

Though i wasn’t meaning you. I mean the people who think that’s all she does. yoko-ono_01

  

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Growing Freedom: Q&A with Yoko Ono on art, peace and the Montreal Bed-In

Snippets from the article. There’s much more to it.

Sounds like an interesting exhibit.

As the clock ticks down to the 50th anniversary of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s Montreal Bed-In for Peace at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel, beginning May 26, a major exhibition of Ono’s artwork titled Growing Freedom is set to open at the Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain (previously DHC/ART).

A career-spanning selection of Ono’s instructional works will be on display in one of the Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain’s two neighbouring buildings in Old Montreal; the other will showcase her artistic collaborations with Lennon, with an emphasis on the Montreal Bed-In and the recording of the anthem Give Peace A Chance .

Ono is a woman of few words, and she chooses them carefully. She responded to questions from the Montreal Gazette by email, and her brief answers are like art pieces in themselves, demonstrating a dry wit, economy of language and a flair for the poetic.

As such, it seemed improper to edit or take them out of context. So here is what was asked, and what she had to say.

Montreal Gazette: What is art to you?

Yoko Ono: It is.

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Gazette: Throughout your career, you have challenged notions of art and broken down divisions between different categories of art. How would you describe your approach to the art world and your place within it?

Ono: The art world changes and I change too.

(snip)

Gazette: This show in Montreal is titled Growing Freedom. What does that title mean to you?

Ono: We’re still growing, John and Yoko.

(snip)

… Ono’s instructional works — wherein viewers are required do something, i.e. to interact with the art piece or each other in some way …

… Rather than being a survey, or a show of art-historical pieces, this would be a show about doing things, about participating, with the viewers completing the works. …

(snip)

A selection of Yoko Ono’s instructional artworks, described by Cheryl Sim, managing director and curator at the Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain.

Mend Piece (1966-present): “The instructions are to take pieces of broken pottery and put them together with string and glue.”

Cleaning Piece (1966): “You select a rock, hold onto it, and the instructions are about ridding yourself of sadness and anger.”

My Mommy is Beautiful (2004): “You write down an ode to your mother and paste it up on the wall.”

Imagine Peace (Maps) (2007): “You have a stamp that says Imagine Peace, and you stamp it on a map where you want peace to occur.”

Water Event (1971/2016): “We have invited six male and six female Canadian artists to Montreal to create a work that Yoko provided instructions for.”

Arising (2013-present): “This is a work in which she invites women to share stories of harm done to them just for being a woman, and to send their stories along with a photo of their eyes.”

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Yoko is having another art exhibit(tion) https://www.newyorkupstate.com…..-show.html

 

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Yoko Ono, the well-known and little-understood artist, is bringing her work back to Syracuse this summer for a show at the Everson Museum of Art.

Will her return as an 86-year-old trigger the same breathless reactions that she encountered in 1971, when the Everson hosted her first solo museum show? … 

The museum is planning for Ono to attend this year’s show and to perform in at least one of the pieces, said Elizabeth Dunbar, executive director and CEO. But it’s too early to promise that Ono will appear at the show, which opens Aug. 31. …

“Yoko Ono: Remembering the Future’’ will run through Oct. 27 … the retrospective exhibit will feature works from Ono’s career up to the present, including some works from the 1971 show. …

@Joe’s write-up about the 1971 show.

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Two more Ono exhibits are going on as part of Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC)’s River to River Festival

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The boat one about refugees was first done in Greece in 2016. The people that come to the festival in NYC can participate in making the one this year.

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^ Interesting to see that after 51 years she is still working on the same idea

https://youtu.be/gVnJoGMUr44?t=43

white objects that people could color

(the fragment where she talks about her art starts at 0:43)

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I think it is so cool that art galleries are still showing Yoko’s work. Maybe I’ll be close enough an exhibition to go to one sometime. Come on and come to Dallas! Please!

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Yoko’s not doing so well these days (although, at her age, who would be). Been wheelchair bound for awhile. Three years ago, she thought she would be joining John soon and was looking forward to it.

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Yoko’s relationship with John was interesting. Sure, she was different, but that’s what makes her pretty cool! And, she went through lots of pain when John diedyoko-ono_01

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People can talk about manipulation but at the end of the day John made his own decisions. 

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People can talk about manipulation but at the end of the day John made his own decisions. 

  

But then you hear the inane bullshit of John being brainwashed or some sort of weird behaviour control that Yoko somehow had over him. There are folk who will forever hold the opinion that Yoko was evil and bad and nothing will ever change that, no matter what is said or presented to them. 

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Yes. To which I ask “what is their crime?” Loving one another? Why would that trigger anyone? That’s their own business. I think it’s because they blame Yoko for breaking up the band. Which means zero to me even if it were true, because I believe ending the band right then was the right idea, and helped ensure their legacy even more. 

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I’m reading Nowhere Man by Robert Rosen and he makes a really interesting claim. He says that Yoko made every effort to connect with Julian and he always rebuffed her. He tells of a time in 1979 when she tried to teach him origami and he wasn’t interested.

Hmmm, he also says Julian was always asking John for money.

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Cause Cynthia was poor and John was rich and his dad. Plus Julian was a child so he is allowed to get what he’s owed. 

 

Also Julian can like whoever he wants 

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