By Yoko Ono
"It's approximately 50 years in the past that my booklet of conceptual directions Grapefruit was once first released. In those pages I'm making a choice on up the place I left off. After every day of sharing the directions you have to be happy to question, speak about, and/or record what your brain tells you. I'm simply planting the seeds. Have fun." —Yoko Ono
Legendary avant-garde icon Yoko Ono has encouraged generations of artists and performers. In Acorn, she deals mesmerizing and thought-provoking workouts that open our eyes—and all of our senses—to extra artistic and aware methods of on the subject of ourselves, one another, and the planet we cohabit. all through this fantastically designed ebook are a hundred black-and-white line drawings via Yoko. Like this mythical lady herself, the publication is wildly unique, stimulating, and difficult to label: name it practical play, name it mind poetry, name it guided motivation, name it Zen-like incantations, name it no matter what you will have. yet learn it. Acorn might switch how you event the area.
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