Discover Yoko Ono
The Tate Modern is currently hosting a major retrospective of Yoko Ono. As a peace activist and a member of the Fluxus group, she created conceptual and poetic artworks as well as iconic performances. Her husband, John Lennon described her as "the most famous unknown artist" in the world. To help you learn more about this Japanese artist and performance art, we have prepared a special playlist for you, enjoy !

In episode 79 of The Great Women Artists Podcast, Katy Hessel interviews Alexandra Munroe on YOKO ONO!

A pioneering authority on modern and contemporary Asian art and transnational art studies, Dr Alexandra Munroe is both the Director, Curatorial Affairs, at the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, and Senior Curator, Asian Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City, where she has also led the museum’s Asian Art Initiative.

Yoko Ono – a visionary, performance art and fluxus pioneer, whose extensive career has spanned from the 50s to the present day – is one of the world’s leading artists. An advocate for world peace who has trailblazed both music and art, in pieces that continue to raise vital questions about the world we live in today, Yoko Ono is nothing short of an icon.

Content produced by: The Great Women Artists

On the agenda
podcast - 48:30
Alexandra Munroe on Yoko Ono
By: The Great Women Artists
podcast - 28:00
Yoko Ono’s “Cut Piece” (1964)
By: The Lonely Palette
video - 6:45
The Case for Yoko Ono
By: The Art Assignment
video - 3:43
An Introduction to Performance Art
By: Tate
podcast - 19:48
John Lennon and Art
By: Modern Art is Rubbish