Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Yoko Ono Talks Fashion, Art, Peace & War

Yoko Ono writes calligraphy of hope onto a canvas, to be copied and sold for 
charity by Mori Art Museum.
MAM Art Course No.13 "Yoko Ono — The Road of Hope" 4 August, 2011
Photo: Shinichiro Mikuriya Photo Courtesy: Mori Art Museu
Yoko Ono is one of the world’s most famous Japanese people, primarily using her fame and money to promote art and peace. Her peace activism has recently been recognised through the Hiroshima Art Prize. Even at 78, she has a certain rock-star grace, no doubt shaped by her marriage to John Lennon.
She urges survivors to dispel fears and anger, and lead peaceful lives. Ono urges that this is the only way to transcend the tragedy and make it into something positive.
Read the full article on Tokyo Art Beat.

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