An unlikely element of Lennon and Ono’s late-1960s peace campaign was an aural selfie, ahead of its time.
When Beatle John Lennon, artist Yoko Ono’s third husband, was shot and killed in 1980, Ono went into deep mourning.
The so-called John Lennon Wall in Prague, which, since its namesake’s assassination in 1980, has been a popular destination for tourists, taggers, and street artists, was completely erased with white paint on Monday by an artist collective calling itself Prague Service.
The mythology of the Beatles, like all mass phenomena, extends far beyond the primary realm of their music — even the group’s most tangential interests and dalliances carry a profound aura of cultural history.
In light of yesterday’s shocking news that avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas is suing art dealer Harry Stendhal for a supposed swindle, I wanted to share one positive highlight of the business relationship between Stendhal and Mekas
that just surfaced online … 14 short films, which include three episodes of his 365 web project from 2007 and 11 from the 40 Short Films release in 2006. UPDATE: Thanks to an anonymous commenter, I learned that ALL the 365 web videos are on an newer Jonas Mekas site that doesn’t seem to show up on individual video searches. ENJOY ALL 40 SHORT FILMS AND ALL 365 VIDEOS AT jonasmekasfilms.com. THANK YOU, ANONYMOUS COMMENTER!