Yoko Ono was an artist in her own right before she married John Lennon in 1969.

Now, the Museum of Modern Art in New York is celebrating her achievements with an exhibition of her early works showing her groundbreaking contribution to the art of the Sixties and beyond.

The show includes more than 100 early pieces of art, works on paper, films, installations, performances and audio recordings, in which Lennon often played a role.

“When she met John Lennon in London, she had behind her 10 years as an artist and 10 very important years, where she basically redefines the art of her time. Her fame clearly overshadowed that moment so it was time for us, as a museum, to bring that back,” says Christophe Cherix, Chief Curator of the Department of Drawings and Prints at MoMA.

The show begins with ‘Apple’, a 1964 work showing a piece of fruit on a Plexiglas pedestal. It also includes Ono’s signature interactive ‘Bag Piece’, which explores notions of perception and privacy, as well as th

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