Yoko Ono

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  • Yoko Ono Identity

    While the identity was largely debatable in avant-garde theatre, performance artists always presented themselves and claimed their own identity by usually working alone. No character was involved in performance art, and thus performance artists had never been actors. Yoko Ono, for example, performed Cut Piece (1964-66), which is considered “a commentary on identity,” where she asked audience to cut her cloth to test how far and aggressive people could become as it is described as “[T]he invitation triggered the voyeuristic desire among the audience even though most of them felt restrained from participating.” Her underlying idea of this performance was to examine how Americans in the late sixties would perceive the Japanese female artist,…

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  • John Lennon Memorial Research Paper

    On December 8, 1980 John Lennon was shot directly across from Strawberry Fields, by the Dakota building where he and his wife lived. In John Lennon 's memory, Yoko Ono, Lennon’s wife decided to create a memorial in his honor. She wanted to commemorate John Lennon as a rock legend and a peace activist, so Ono created the John Lennon memorial in Strawberry Fields, Central park. John Lennon’s memorial is an effective memorial because of its background, location, design, my individual experience,…

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  • John Lennon: John Legend

    creative album. Songs like “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” rumored to have been made while the group was experiencing with drugs. Lennon and the group denied these claims. Harrison was strongly interested in Indian religion; therefore he convinced the band to visit the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Bangor, Wales, in 1967 (“Beatles.”). It was in Wales that the band heard of their manager, Epstein’s, accidental overdose. Cynthia and Lennon divorced in 1968, and Lennon remarried the next year, to…

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  • John Lennon As An Advocator Of World Peace

    He and Ono got married three years after they met (on March 20th 1969), and three years after he had divorced from his first wife, Cynthia . John and Ono’s first act together as a couple was in Amsterdam on their honeymoon, where they help Bed-In’s for peace . At these Bed-In’s for peace, John and Ono would primarily advocate for world peace and other controversial topics such as ending war . In December of that same year, John launched 12 billboards in largely populated cities all around the…

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  • Beatles And Drugs And The Beatles

    was commonly used by John, Paul, George, and Ringo. It had an “[immense] effect on the Beatles songwriting and recording” (“Beatles and Drugs”). The first released song to mention acid was “Day Tripper,” but “over time its influence resulted in less explicit and more abstract references to acid” (“Beatles and Drugs”). The song most commonly associated with The Beatles use of LSD is “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.” However, the group denied the title was a reference to acid and claimed it was…

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  • Analysis Of John Lennon's Life After The Beatles

    LIFE AFTER THE BEATLES After the breakup of The Beatles, Lennon expected to feel free and liberated but felt the opposite. Lennon, with the encouragement of Yoko Ono, turned to “primal scream therapy,” where he relived traumatic moments of his childhood and relieved the tension that built up through screaming and crying. Lennon later said, “I’m not bitter anymore . . . I meditate and I cry” (Corbin 99). Lennon and Yoko Ono had a falling out in 1973, when she forced Lennon to move out. Lennon…

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  • Art Without Boundaries: A Narrative Analysis

    art critics do not agree with these notions of the art we observed? I am of the firm opinion that they do not. For some inexplicable reason, art connoisseurs began propagating sophisticated nonsense about the art they observed. I am guessing to appear more cultured than the average Joe. Given the fact that people love to follow, this ridiculous practice quickly grew. This nonsense continued to grow exponentially until the public shut off their senses completely and began simply agreeing…

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  • Yoko Ono Cut Piece Analysis

    This writing considers the question of Yoko Ono’s “Cut Piece,” which is one of the most important works of that artist’s career and of its period. The essay specifically investigates the critical question of what one can learn from “Cut Piece” about the role of women in society at large. It seeks in investigating this question to uncover trends over time, seeing how the role of women has changed over time and how the role of women has been depicted in art. There will be three primary sections to…

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  • Rat's Grief In How To Tell A True War Story

    of O’Brien’s views made me question what his real purpose was. I think he wrote this to show how much he doesn’t like the war and violence that happened. He knew what was happening but he thought of it as people joking around with guns then actually fighting with a purpose. In How to Tell a True War Story, Tim O’Brien makes war seem like a joke with no good outcome. The violence that he writes about is more violence for entertainment rather than actual war violence. I think O’Brien was confused…

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  • Call Of Duty's Ad Analysis: Everyone Is Doing It

    Both of these companies’s ad are videos, but they show different approaches of advertising. Apple’s ad is video that shows famous people, the ‘ crazy ones’ as the title call them, who changed the world. However, in the second video ‘ Everyone is doing it’ is a video where an old man is talking of a the video game ‘ Call of Duty’. The essay argues that Apple’s advertisement approach, then Call of Duty’s approach and finally after comparing the differences, we’ll analyze the similarities, and how…

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