PRINT Summer 2006

Yoko Ono

I miss Allan a lot—I am still grieving, and there are no words for grief—but maybe that's also just missing the period of the early '60s, when we met. We were just friends, fellow artists who understood and respected each other. No more, no less. Artists don't make speeches about Art, necessarily, when they spend a private time together.

Once I was invited to his home with my then husband and my daughter. I picked some shells and pieces of warmed glass at the beach that day, and that became my Morning Piece. I liked him. He had a very nice vibe. I am happy that his work is having a lasting influence in the art world. So it should.

Yoko Ono is an artist living in New York.