Yoko Ono, the pioneering artist, musician, and activist, has died. With a career spanning over six decades, Ono was a trailblazer in the worlds of avant-garde art, music, and activism.

Born on February 18, 1933, in Tokyo, Japan, Ono moved to the United States in the late 1950s to pursue her career as an artist. She quickly made a name for herself in the New York art scene, collaborating with artists such as John Cage and George Maciunas. In the 1960s, she became involved with the Fluxus movement, which emphasized the idea of art as a process rather than a product.

Ono was also a prolific musician, blending elements of avant-garde, rock, and pop into her music. She released numerous albums throughout her career, including “Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band” and “Double Fantasy,” which she co-produced with her husband, John Lennon.

In addition to her work in the arts, Ono was a dedicated activist, advocating for peace, feminism, and human rights. She and Lennon famously staged a week-long “Bed-In for Peace” in 1969, and continued to use their platform to promote their message of peace and unity.

Ono was also known for her philanthropic work, supporting numerous charitable causes throughout her life. She established the Spirit Foundation in 1987, which worked to promote social and environmental causes around the world.

Ono is survived by her son, Sean Ono Lennon, and their extended family. Her legacy as an artist, musician, and activist will continue to inspire future generations, and her contributions to the arts and society will not be forgotten.