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Damage Control Symposium - Destruction in Art, 2013-11-25T19:10:08.000Z

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Video Title:
Yoko Ono “My Mommy is Beautiful” – Hirshhorn Museum

Description:
A time-lapse of visitors adding notes to Yoko Ono’s participatory artwork, “My Mommy is Beautiful.” The forty-foot long installation invites visitors to bring a photograph or write a thought or memory about their mothers and attach it to the canvased wall. Ultimately, the wall will be obscured by layers of memories and images, thus unfolding a spirited and monumental tribute to mothers around the world. On view in “Yoko Ono: Four Works for Washington and the World” June 17- Sept. 17, 2017 Music: Yoko Ono “I Love You, Earth” (C) & (P) 1986 Ono Music

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662

Video Duration:
30 sec

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Yoko Ono, American, b. Tokyo, Japan, 1933

Live tree and mixed media, dimensions variable

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2007

Accession Number: 07.6

Provenance:
The artist, New York, to 15 February 1007
Gift of the artist, 2007

Exhibition History:
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Installed in sculpture garden, 2 April 2007-present.

Published References:
DAWSON, JESSICA. "Yoko Ono's Peaceful Message Takes Root," Washington Post (3 April 2007), online edition.
KELLY, JOHN. "Every Week is Harvest Season for the Hirshhorn's Wish Tree," Washington Post (25 August 2011), Metro section, p. B2.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Live tree and mixed media, dimensions variable

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of the artist, 2007

Accession Number: 07.6

Video Title:
Damage Control Symposium - Destruction in Art

Description:
October 26, 2013 This panel discussion with Yoko Ono and Raphael Montañez Ortiz, participants in the original 1966 Destruction in Art Symposium; artist Monica Bonvicini; and art historian Dario Gamboni will explore the ways in which artists have used destruction as a means of responding to cultural and social issues.

Views:
2,308

Video Duration:
1 hr 42 min 27 sec

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