Yoko Ono

Tate Modern announces Yoko Ono solo exhibition

The Tate Modern is to host a solo exhibition of the work of Yoko Ono next year exploring her most iconic works over the past six decades.  

A committed environmental activist and known for her experimental work as a performance and conceptual artist, music and film, 90-year-old Ono developed her practice in America, Japan and the UK.

The exhibition entitled, ‘Yoko Ono’ will focus on her art, music and activism and showcase her early performances, objects, music and works on paper.

The exhibition will open on 15 February 2024 and run until 1 September 2024 and will showcase a selection of her activist projects including PEACE IS POWER and Wish Tree- an ongoing art installation.

In April a landmark exhibition on the Expressionists will be launched displaying over 130 works by the Blue Rider circle, including works from; Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Munter and Franz Marc.

Next year will see the photographs of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi on display, New York-based British artist Anthony McCall who is known for his ‘solid light’ and projected light installations and American Artist, Mike Kelley, in his first major UK exhibition.

The final show of the year will be Electric Dreams, celebrating artists who began using machines and algorithms to create art between the 1950s and the 1980s.

Tate Modern’s final show of the year will be Electric Dreams, celebrating artists who began using machines and algorithms to create psychedelic art between the 1950s and the 1980s and will include sensory installations.

From February to July at the Tate Britain, American Portraiture, John Singer Sargent’s work will be on display alongside the period garments, costumes and accessories which his sitters wore- the show Sargent And Fashion will explore how he styled his models to express the ‘identity and personality’ of his subject.

The museum will also launch the Women Artists In Britain 1520-1920 exhibition which will explore how the women became professional artists at a time when economic options for women were scarce and include the work of Mary Beale, Angelica Kauffman, Elizabeth Butler, a military painter and English Impressionist artist Dame Laura Knight’s.

Featured image credit: Yoko Ono with Glass Hammer 1967 from HALF-A-WIND SHOW, Lisson Gallery, London, 1967. Photograph: Clay Perry © Yoko Ono, Gabriele Münter, Bildnis Marianne von Werefkin 1909

Related Articles