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Nov 032018
 

YOKO ONO / JOHN LENNON, War Is Over! If you want it, n.d. [1969]
75,5 x 50,5 cm
block print letterpress
edition unknown
extremely rare
condition: aged with various pinholes, two small tears in lower part
hand written text in pencil at lower left: ‘Sonja Carnaby Street London 1969’
Collection Thora Johansen, Amsterdam

 

“War Is Over, if you want it” is a 1969 poster and billboard action that inspired enough political action that the president of the United States Lyndon B. Johnson sought to have Yoko Ono and John Lennon deported for fear that they would undermine his foreign policy and political fortunes.