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Yoko Ono
touch me II (detail)
2008
Galerie Lelong New York
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DEATH AND THE ARTIST
by Michèle C. Cone



Despite an oeuvre that includes a range of pertinent, original and intelligent performances, videos, installations and objects, Yoko Ono has had a hard time shedding the image of a conniving wife and then widow of John Lennon. Her week-long Bed-Ins for Peace, staged with the Beatle in 1969 in Amsterdam and then Montreal, are remembered more for their sensationalism -- the famous couple basically invited the media into their bedroom on their honeymoon -- than as a powerful protest against the Vietnam War.

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