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Yoko Ono Through the Years

The artist, musician and activist is still making waves as she enters her ninth decade

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Yoko Ono, at age two and a half in 1935, poses for a portrait with her mother, Isoko, and father, Eisuke, in San Francisco.

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John, Yoko and Kyoko

John Lennon with Yoko Ono and her daughter Kyoko, at London's Heathrow airport before flying to the Bahamas to stage a seven-day 'Bed In For Peace' protest in 1969.

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‘Yellow Submarine’ Premiere

John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Paul McCartney at the premiere of the Beatles' film Yellow Submarine at the London Pavilion on July 18th, 1968.

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Yoko Ono and John Lennon, posing behind a copy of Ono's photography book Grapefruit at Selfridge's department store in London on July 15th, 1971.  

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Press Day

Yoko Ono at Selfridges department store in London to promote the publication of  her book Grapefruit on July 15th, 1971.

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New Name

John Lennon and  Yoko Ono pose at their Tittenhurst home as John holds the certificate marking his legal name change to John Ono Lennon.

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Art World

Yoko Ono attends the opening of a David Croland exhibit at Artworks Gallery in New York City on November 13th, 1973.  

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Grammy Night

David Bowie, Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, Yoko Ono and John Lennon at the 17th Annual Grammy Awards in New York City on March 1st, 1975.

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Green Plays

Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon during the Benefit Party for Green Plays at Liberty Cafe in New York City on May 19th, 1986.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Paul McCartney, Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono after John Lennon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in New York City on January 19th, 1994. 

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War is Over

Yoko Ono attends a stage greeting for The U.S. vs. John Lennon at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, Japan on December 9th, 2007.

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‘Das Gift’

Yoko Ono at the opening of her art installation "Das Gift" at the Haunch of Venison gallery in Berlin, Germany on September 10th, 2010.  

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‘We Are Plastic Ono Band’

Yoko Ono performs with "We Are Plastic Ono Band" at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on October 2nd, 2010.

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Yoko and Gaga

Yoko Ono and Lady Gaga perform with "We Are Plastic Ono Band" at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on October 2nd, 2010.

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‘To Japan With Love’

Antony Hegarty, Sean Lennon, Cibo Matto and Yoko Ono perform with the Plastic Ono Band at the "Yoko Ono & Friends To Japan With Love" concert for the Japan Society's Earthquake Relief Fund in New York City on March 29th, 2011.  

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Yoko Ono and Lady Gaga attend the Lady Gaga "Fame" Eau de Parfum Launch Event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City on September 13th, 2012. 

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Artists Against Fracking

Sean Lennon and Yoko Ono speak at the Artists Against Fracking Coaltion event at the Paley Center For Media in New York City on August 29th, 2012. 

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Half-A-Wind Show

Yoko Ono attends a press conference for her exhibiton "Half-A-Wind Show" at the Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt in Germany on February 14th, 2013.

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