There was something about John Lennon and Yoko Ono that made it into the legend. Something above life and death. Something about art.
Some pictures taken 40 years ago in the famous Amsterdam Hotel Room where they spent the last week of their honeymoon protesting against war have surfaced recently. Yoko Ono and John Lennon in their bed from Room 902 as photographed by Nico Koster. (the story continues right after the jump with more images, click here to see the gallery)
During their Love against war protest in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono announced they won’t be leaving their hotel room and they won’t be seeing anybody. However, a young photo reporter from the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, Nico Koster, was allowed in the room. He took pictures of the famous protesting couple but the newspaper only published one. The others were lost. Until Nicole, Nico Koster’s daughter found them, stashed in an envelope. They’re currently available for the public in the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (from November 6 – 29, 2009). Makes me wonder, though, what crazy stunts would these two have pulled off if John would still be alive! (via)
Not only Nico was allowed to enter the room. I has been filled with photographers and reporters.
De Telegraaf, oh, how I hate that right wing news paper….:(
So they weren’t so much about not receiving people after all.. hmmm then again, what’s the point of protesting if nobody knows about it?
Different decade? I’ve read a lot about it and don’t get it really?
Forget something. It was the Amsterdam Hilton Hotel. It’s now a hotel where very rich criminals have their meetings. No allure there anymore. Celebrities stay these days in the Amstel Hotel. Also the activists by the way.
I agree, what’s the point of protesting if nobody knows about it?
Silent protest doesn’t work.
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