Artist Uses Simpsons Reference To Poke Gentle Fun At Yoko Ono - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Artist Uses Simpsons Reference To Poke Gentle Fun At Yoko Ono

Published October 12, 2016

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Ragnar Kjartansson

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson created an elaborate Simpsons reference as a light-hearted dedication to Yoko Ono.

RÚV reports that Yoko had asked Ragnar, along with several other Icelandic artists, to create works dedicated to her. Ragnar decided to go with the following sculpture, which may strike a familiar chord with our readers:

For the unfamiliar, the piece is a reference to an episode of The Simpsons, wherein Yoko Ono paid a visit to Moe’s Tavern, and ordered precisely the object displayed.

This work and others are on display at the Reykjavík Art Museum.


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