Yoko Ono’s Artwork on Latest Danish Stamps

13 Jan 2018  Sat

The first stamps designed by Yoko Ono, an artist, and widow of John Lennon highlights the words “Dream” and “Smile”. The sun and the moon are represented by the designs. These 27 krone stamps of Denmark were issued on 2nd January in a souvenir sheet of two. The stamps are an “extension” of the “Yoko Ono: Transmission” exhibition at the Kunsthal Charlottenborg art gallery in Copenhagen, which opened on 12th October 2017 and will run till 18th February. The exhibition depicts messages of artistic philosophy and peace through different channels.

“Dream” is written on a symbolic yellow moon. Other texts include “moon” and “Y.O. [Yoko Ono] 2018”. Another stamp features “Smile” on an orange sun.

The phrases “I Love You” and “We’ll Meet Again” are repeated in the background of both the stamps as well as the selvage. The last line in the selvage includes the text “Yoko Ono Spring 2018.” Yoko always loved stamps and hopes to give people energy and power through the stamp design.