An update on his life and health

Yoko Ino could be one of the most famous or infamous women in modern history. The Japanese artist was married to John Lennon from 1969 to 1980, and their 11-year marriage was full of gossip, controversy and speculation, often accused of “breaking the Beatles”. Ono and the Beatles musician share a son, Sean, who was only five when his father died. Since Lennon’s death on December 8, 1980, Ono seemed to have quietly disappeared into the shadows, leaving many to the question: what happened to Yoko Ono?

The life of Yoko Ono after the death of John Lennon

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“Art is like breathing for me. If I don’t, I start to suffocate, ”Ono once said. Before losing her husband to mad fan Mark David Chapman, the widower was an artist. Ono, who ultimately lost Lennon, continued to create art and has since exhibited his creations in galleries and museums around the world. One of his most famous installations is Ono’s “Wish Tree”. The series premiered in 1981. To this day, visitors can write down their hopes and dreams on a piece of paper and attach them to a branch – a beautiful display of community and humanity.

Ono is also known as a political activist, advocate and community worker. Receive the ASCAP Harry Chapin Humanitarian Award (Digital Genius Award) and the NME Inspiration Award (NME Inspiration Award) are all presented by ASCAP. “Art for me is a way of showing people how you can think,” according to the artist. “Some people think art is like beautiful wallpaper that you can sell, but I always thought it had something to do with activism,” Once said so nicely. She made a point of speaking out on issues such as the environment, world peace, gun control and feminism.

Yoko Ono’s health now

Yoko Ono during a presentation of his latest work entitled "Gift" in the gallery "Venison leg" in Berlin.
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Ono decided many years ago to retire from the spotlight. reported that she was “slowing down” and having been in a wheelchair since 2017. When she received the Centennial Song Award at the 2017 National Music Publishers’ Association ceremony, Ono announced that she had learned a lot and that she was grateful to have come through her illness. , we still do not know what this disease is or was. Many speculated that she had suffered a stroke, but Sean sent in an explanation. Tweeter saying: “Only the blow @yokoono had been a stroke of genius! … She is doing really well.

“She’s definitely slowed down, like everyone else at this age,” Elliot Mintz is a family friend. But it is clear that she made her son an essential part of her life. “Sean is his best friend,” Mintz added. “They dine two or three times a week.

What is Yoko Ono doing now?

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 14: Artist / singer Yoko Ono attends the 10th anniversary celebration of "LOVE of the Beatles by Cirque du Soleil" at the Mirage Hotel & Casino on July 14, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Ono, 88, still lives in Dakota, the same apartment building where John was murdered. The artist / musician has become extremely reclusive and has not been seen in the public eye for quite some time, except for the very rare occasion when she leaves her New York home in her wheelchair.

The following is an excerpt from New York Post, Ono owned around $ 700 million in assets in 2020, but she’s been getting rid of it since 2017, selling several properties she’s owned for decades. “Although Ono still owns over 600 acres near the town of Franklin, NY, locals say it has been years since they saw her in the area where she used to vacation. with Sean and groups of friends, ”they reported.

Over the past few years, it’s clear that Ono wants to keep his highly successful life a bit more a secret. With fragile health and a large portfolio of assets to manage, it is clear that she is using her loved ones to help her out of this earthly realm. If one thing is certain, it is that Ono has left his mark in this life, touching people across the globe. Whether it’s being the wife of a legend, making contemporary and inspiring art and music, or standing up for what’s right, Yoko Ono is a staple in contemporary culture. There is no doubt that when she leaves this world, she will leave a lasting mark. We will never forget his contributions to the world.

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