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biography of Yoko ONO (1933)

Personal data


Birth : 02/18/1933 - Tokyo, Japan
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : Japan - United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Family relations

Wife of John LENNON [ 1940-1980 ]

Professional data


Work and Life

1963:She began a second marriage with art promoter Tony Cox.
1956:She married Japanese composer ToshiIchiyanagi.
12/08/1980:John Lennon died of a gunshot in London, UK.
03/1969:She married John Lennon.


Other professions

1962 : Singer

1964 : Film Director

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :
Sculpture-Volume : Installation
Audiovisual-Multimedia : Compact disc - Film
Performing Art : Performance

Movements and styles

Fluxus

Works

Rising
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Compact disc
 
Onobox
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Compact disc
 
Season of Glass
Date of creation : 1981
Medium : Compact disc
 
Feelign the space
Date of creation : 1973
Medium : Compact disc
 
Fly
Date of creation : 1970
Medium : Film
 
Rape
Date of creation : 1969
Medium : Film
 
Two Virgins
Date of creation : 1968
Medium : Compact disc
 
N°5 Smile
Date of creation : 1968
Medium : Film
 
N°4 Bottoms
Date of creation : 1966
Medium : Film
 
Six Films Scores
Date of creation : 1964
Medium : Film
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2005

Horizontal Memories
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst – Oslo, Norway
01/22/2005 – 05/08/2005

2004

Morning Beams
Portsmouth Cathedral – Portsmouth, United Kingdom
04/17/2004 – 05/17/2004

Odyssey of a Cockroach
ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts – London, United Kingdom
02/05/2004 – 03/07/2004

2003

Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – Paris, France
07/02/2003 – 09/28/2003

2002

MOCA Museum Of Contemporary Art – North Miami FL, United States
10/25/2002 – 01/26/2003

YES Yoko Ono
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
06/22/2002 – 09/08/2002

Mend Piece for the World
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art – Helsinki, Finland
05/07/2002 – 06/30/2002

AGO Art Gallery of Ontario – Toronto ON, Canada
02/22/2002 – 05/20/2002

2001

YES Yoko Ono
MIT List Visual Arts Center – Cambridge MA, United States
10/18/2001 – 01/06/2002

MIT List Visual Arts Center – Cambridge MA, United States
10/18/2001 – 01/06/2002

Contemporary Arts Museum – Houston TX, United States
2001 – 09/16/2001

2000

YES Yoko Ono
Japan Society – New York NY, United States
10/18/2000 – 01/14/2001

Senses & Sensitivity
Palacio de Sastago – Saragossa, Spain
2000

1999

Impressions
Bergen Kunstmuseum – Bergen, Norway
1999

1997

Have you seen the horizon lately ?
The Israel Museum – Jerusalem, Israel
1997

Have you seen the horizon lately ?
MOMA Museum of Modern Art – Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1997

1996

Entrance – Ex It
The Generalitat Valenciana – Valencia, Spain
1996

1966

Performance
Africa Centre – London, United Kingdom
1966

1965

Perpetual Fluxus Concert
East End Theater – New York NY, United States
1965

Cut Piece
Yamachi Hall – Kyoto, Japan
1965

1961

Performance
Carnegie Recital Hall – New York NY, United States
1961

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2003

Art Chicago 2003
Navy Pier’s Festival Hall – Chicago IL, United States
05/09/2003 – 05/12/2003
Represented by : Shoshana Wayne Gallery – Bergamot Station 2525 Michigan Avenue B 1 – Santa Monica CA, United States

2002

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie und Edition Hundertmark – Brüsseler Strasse 29 – Cologne, Germany

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street – New York NY, United States

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Galerie und Edition Hundertmark – Brüsseler Strasse 29 – Cologne, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Walter Bischoff Galerie – Schreiberstr. 22 – Stuttgart, Germany

2000

Kunst 2000 Zürich, n° 7
Zürich ZH, Switzerland
11/24/2000 – 11/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie Serge Ziegler – Limattstrasse 275 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 12
Frankfurt, Germany
03/24/2000 – 03/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie und Edition Hundertmark – Brüsseler Strasse 29 – Cologne, Germany

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Carl Solway Gallery – 424 Findlay Street – Cincinnati OH, United States


Group exhibitions

2006

The Garden Party
Deitch Projects – New York NY, United States
03/09/2006 – 04/29/2006

2005

Expérience de la durée – 8ème Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Lyon, France
09/12/2005 – 12/31/2005

2003

Collection, nouvelle présentation
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
04/25/2003 – 08/03/2003

2002

Passenger – The Viewer as Participant
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst – Oslo, Norway
2002 – 04/21/2002

L’Art Mol et Raide…
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
10/18/2002 – 08/01/2003

Open 2002 Imaginaire Féminin – 5e Esposizione Internazionale di Sculture e Installazioni
Lido di Venezia, Italy
08/29/2002 – 10/06/2002

Tokachi International Contemporary Art Exhibition
Demeter Office – Obihiro, Japan
07/13/2002 – 09/23/2002

Mesure – Démesure
Galeries Poirel – Nancy, France
05/22/2002 – 06/28/2002

Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in Sciences, Religion and Art
ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe – Karlsruhe, Germany
05/04/2002 – 08/04/2002

2001

Into the Light : the Projected Image in American Art 1964-1977
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
10/18/2001 – 01/27/2002

Do it
Museo Carrillo Gil de Arte Contemporáneo – Mexico, Mexico
2001 – 02/2002

Performance with Yoko Ono
Japan Society – New York NY, United States
2001

Mega Wave : Towards a New Synthesis – Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art
Yokohama, Japan
09/02/2001 – 11/11/2001

2000

Global Conceptualism : Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s
MIT List Visual Arts Center – Cambridge MA, United States
10/24/2000 – 12/31/2000

Biennale of Sydney , n° 12
Sydney NSW, Australia
05/26/2000 – 07/30/2000

1993

Aperto 93 – 45° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1993

1990

44° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1990

1972

Documenta 5 – Befragung der Realität-Bildwelten heute
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie – Kassel, Germany
06/30/1972 – 10/08/1972

Bibliography (Selected)


By the artist


Exhibition catalogues

1971

This Is Not Here
London, United Kingdom
1971


On the artist


Books

2001

Women Artists in the 20th and 21st century
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
2001
ISBN : 3822858544


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Biennale of Sydney 2000
Sydney NSW, Australia
2000
ISBN : 0959661999

1989

Yoko Ono Objects, Films
Publisher: Whitney Museum of American Art – 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street – New York NY, United States
Author: Haskell Barbara – New York NY, United States
1989


Monographies

1991

Yoko Ono, Arias And Objects
Publisher: Peregrine Smith Books – New York NY, United States
Author: Haskell Barbara – New York NY, United States
1991
ISBN : 0-87905-386-0


Periodicals

2004

DZUVEROVIC-RUSSELL Lina – Reviews
in: Contemporary n° 61 p. 77
London, United Kingdom
2004

2002

BRAKEWOOD John Peter – Saga Ono
in: Art Actuel n° 21 p. 80
Paris, France
07/2002-08/2002

MACDONNELL Virginia – YES Yoko Ono
in: Art Focus Magazine n° 3 p. 6 vol. 9
Toronto ON, Canada
07/2002

KOSLOW MILLER Francine – Yoko Ono
in: Tema Celeste n° 89 p. 48
Milan MI, Italy
01/2002-02/2002

Legals

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