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Yoko Ono: The Outsider Peeks Inside

Jeff Tamarkin, Global Rhythm, January 2004

THE WOMAN'S clothing is being snipped from her body. Systematically, one by one, 200 scissors-wielding strangers – and the woman's son – silently have a go at the 70-year-old in the black silk skirt and matching long-sleeved top. By the time they are finished having their way with her, the woman will be wearing nothing but her undergarments.

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