image source: Christoph Schifferli


"Grapefruit is one of the monuments of conceptual art of the early 1960s. She has a lyrical, poetic dimension that sets her apart from the other conceptual artists. Her approach to art was only made acceptable when white men like Kosuth and Weiner came in and did virtually the same thing as Yoko, but made them respectable and collectible."
David Bourdon (New York Times/

Artists’ Book


by Yoko Ono

Publisher self-published
Release Place Tokyo, Japan
Edition 1st edition
Release Date 1964
Artist: Yoko Ono
Printrun 500
Style/Movement Fluxus, Conceptual Art
Genre/Content Form Instructions, Event Score
Methods Writing
Dimensions 13.9 × 13.9 × 3.0 cm
Technique Offset