ono imagine peace
the exhibition press release
Yoko Ono Imagine Peace, featuring
John & Yoko's Year of Peace, focuses on the thematic ideals of peace and love,
and follows the work of Yoko Ono and John Lennon chronologically as solo artists,
as a couple in the 1960s, and also includes Ono's recent solo works. (--) Onos
installations included in the Myers School of Art exhibition are designed to help
visitors spread the message of love and peace worldwide through use of stamps,
postcards, flashlights, and buttons. These works include: Play
it by Trust; Imagine Peace; Onochord; and
the Imagine Peace Tower.
Yoko Ono Imagine Peace exhibition at the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art also
features screenings of Onos films, the film John
Lennon vs. the U.S.A., a performance of Onos Cut
Piece (1964), a billboard display, boxed-set catalogue, posters and lectures.
extension of the exhibition includes a performance of Onos classic 1964
Cut Piece on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the Akron-Summit County Public Library. The
7 pm performance will be free and open to the public.
its premiere at The University of Akron, the exhibition will travel to the University
of Texas at San Antonio this fall, where it will be featured at the schools
Department of Art and Art History.
Originally organized by the Myers School of Art at The University of Akron, the exhibition was curated by Kevin Concannon and John Noga