The advantage of being first in art

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When Yoko Ono decided to venture as an artist, she did it in ways that pressed the societal norm. Her pioneering spirit set the stage for later antics by she and Beatle star John Lennon. As an artist, Ono exuded confidence matched with a clever spirit – as this video reveals. Not to say that today’s artists lack any of the same “chutzpah”, “balls” or “guts” – most have it once a “voice” visually is found.

Author: Mason Hayutin

Founder, Editor and contributing writer, Mr. Mason Hayutin is recognized for his depth of experience and knowledge in technology, energy economics, and the arts (fine and visual). Having worked with recognized world class artists and their estates since 1997, Mason brings a wealth of practical experiences from installations, marketing and private sales.

An active business advocate, he successfully released the fine art documentary film LUBIE LOVE in 2009 ahead of the global auto crisis – in addition to maintaining his tenure as Vice President of GALLERY M INC. Hayutin holds a degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis. You can read his insight here at The Art Quarterly as well as in regional and national publications.

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