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Yoko Ono launches Globe of Goodwill in Iceland + 1 article
« on: October 15, 2011, 12:54:07 AM »

Iceland Pulse
October 12, 2011
Yoko Ono launches Globe of Goodwill in Iceland

The Icelandic Benefit Society of Children with Disabilities launched its 9th Globe of Goodwill yesterday morning. The Globe of Goodwill 2011 is by Yoko Ono and called DRAW YOUR OWN MAP. The event took place at the Reykjavik Art Museum in Iceland and drew a big crowd.Yoko Ono presented the Globe and talked about the importance of world peace and her hopes for the future. She encouraged the audience to do what they can to change the world for the better and pointed out how powerful wishes are and that all the little deeds count.

http://icelandpulse.com/icenews/5510-yoko-ono-launches-globe-of-goodwill-in-iceland

Collage of Arts and Sciences
American University  - Washington DC
October 12, 2011
Art History Grad Student Explores Feminism in Art

While Emily Heap, a graduate student in art history at American University, acknowledges that someone can enjoy viewing of piece of art in a museum, she feels it’s much more fulfilling to learn the history behind it. “When you study art history, you build complicated arguments that challenge not only how other people think, but how you think as well,” she says.

When she was introduced to Yoko Ono’s art in professor Namiko Kunimoto’s Gender and Sexuality in East Asian Art course, Heap immediately felt a connection.When she was introduced to Yoko Ono’s art in professor Namiko Kunimoto’s Gender and Sexuality in East Asian Art course, Heap immediately felt a connection. Heap was especially touched by Ono’s “Half-a-Room,” a mock studio apartment in which everything—from the teapot to the armchair—is cut in half. The work was inspired by Ono’s relationship with husband, John Lennon. “She could never get past John Lennon,” she explains. “But what came through as I reviewed her provocative, funny, and dangerous work is that she never asked to be released from that association.”

http://www.american.edu/cas/news/emily-heap-yoko-ono-art.cfm



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