Artist, musician, celebrity, poet, muse, Yoko Ono
was an obvious subject for Andy Warhol’
s Polaroids of celebrities, which offered an unmatched glimpse into ’70s and ’80s celebrity culture. On her birthday—always a perfect occasion to reminisce—we’ve pulled out Warhol’s image of Ono from 1971, five years after she became the apple of John Lennon
’s eye and already well established as the pioneer of conceptual art that she remains today.