Feb 28, 2016

Yoko Ono fine after brief hospitalization

Yoko Ono, the Japanese-born artist, singer and widow of John Lennon, was feeling fine Saturday after a brief hospitalization for flu symptoms, her son said. Sean Lennon said that the 83-year-old had returned to her apartment in New York, a day after going to ...

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Feb 25, 2016

At 83, Yoko Ono says she did not break up the Beatles

Yoko Ono has been a prominent artist for decades but at age 83 she is again answering a familiar question — no, she didn’t break up the Beatles. The Japanese-born singer, artist and widow of John Lennon defended her record in entertainment magazine Us ...

Gain the courage to scream with Yoko Ono

Dec 29, 2015

Gain the courage to scream with Yoko Ono

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The conceit of “From My Window” — an exhibition that covers Yoko Ono as a conceptual artist from the 1950s onwards — is to focus on her connection with Tokyo. Since it’s at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Contemporary Art, maybe that’s to be ...

Judoka Arai uses mental toughness to defeat Ono, earn title

Dec 5, 2015

Judoka Arai uses mental toughness to defeat Ono, earn title

Chizuru Arai came back from three shido penalties down to defeat Yoko Ono in the women’s 70-kg division on Saturday on the second day of the Tokyo Grand Slam. The 22-year-old Arai won her second championship after Ono squandered the advantage by receiving three ...

'Yoko Ono: From My Window'

Nov 3, 2015

'Yoko Ono: From My Window'

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Nov. 8-Feb. 14 Though particularly famous for her Plastic Ono Band and being John Lennon’s wife, Yoko Ono, has been involved in many creative fields over the past 60 years. She was a pioneer of conceptual art, using poetry as the core of her ...

City plans park for estate of Yoko Ono grandfather

Nov 17, 2014

City plans park for estate of Yoko Ono grandfather

Alarmed by an investment proposal by a developer, the city of Yanagawa, Fukuoka Prefecture, has decided to purchase and turn into a public park an estate of Eijiro Ono, grandfather of artist Yoko Ono and former president of the Industrial Bank of Japan, the ...

Kunisaki Art Festival shows works worth the hike

Oct 30, 2014

Kunisaki Art Festival shows works worth the hike

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To visit Antony Gormley’s “Another Time” — a life-sized iron figure which looks eastward across Oita Prefecture’s Sento district of Kunisaki from atop a mountain ledge — is a breathtaking experience. Not just because it’s a stong piece of art or that the location ...