CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 5/15/2015
In celebration of Yoko Ono: One Woman Show, 1960-1971, opening this weekend at MoMA, ARTBOOK & König present a special selection of Ono and Fluxus books through Sunday at Frieze New York.
Above, Yoko Ono. Yes Box (Book + CDs), Bakhall Printers & Publishers, Lund, Sweden
Yes Box is a comprehensive presentation of the grand retrospective YES YOKO ONO exhibition, shown at the Japan Society, New York from October 2000 to January 2001. This box contains chosen samples of the artworks of the exhibition together with Yoko's own commentary. The box contains the following items: SOUL GOT OUT OF THE BOX - a 32 page booklet presenting some of the artworks from the exhibition. // INTERVIEW CD - a CD with a recorded interview with Yoko Ono giving her inner thoughts on many of her artworks. The interview was conducted by Bakhall's publisher Orjan Gerhardsson in Yoko's home in New York on February 28, 2003. (Playing time: 18 minutes 13 seconds.) // SONG CD - a CD with two songs from Yoko's album Blueprint For A Sunrise: "It's Time For action" and "I'm Not Getting Enough". Playing time: 7 minutes 30 seconds. // A CARD WITH A HOLE - ... with the text "A hole to see the sky through" - a replica of Yoko Ono's artwork from 1964.
Above, Yoko Ono, John Lennon. Give Peace a Chance, Bakhall Printers & Publishers, Lund, Sweden
This book, edited under Yoko Ono's supervision in 2007, is an anthology of photos, documents, and quotations culled from Lennon and Ono's many inspiring peace campaigns, spanning from the late 1960s to Yoko's peace work in Lennon's memory in recent years. Also contains a DVD containing documentary footage from "Bed-In" (1969) and Yoko Ono's film "Onochorn" (2004). Playing time: 17 minutes.
Above, Yoko Ono. Acorn Limited Edition, OR Books, New York City; Acorn first edition, Algonquin Books, New York City
Both editions of Acorn are 216 pages with 100 black-and-white line drawings. The limited edition comes bound in cloth, boxed in a slipcase, and signed by Yoko Ono in a limited edition of 285 copies. A portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to the advocacy organization Autism Speaks.
Above, Yoko Ono. Grapefruit: A Book of Instructions and Drawings, Simon & Schuster, New York City
Back in print for the first time in nearly thirty years, with an introduction by John Lennon, here is Yoko Ono's whimsical, delightful, subversive, startling book of instructions for art and for life. 320 pages, 27 black-and-white line drawings.
Above, Fluxus and related titles from ARTBOOK and König Books.
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK
Clth, 9.5 x 12 in. / 240 pgs / 250 color.
$60.00 free shipping