John Lennon: a true original

After my post on Nick Cave’s sexist CD cover and the ubiquity of images pairing covered men and uncovered women, my sister reminded me of Annie Leibovitz’s famous photograph:


This photo of a naked John Lennon with his wife, Yoko Ono, was taken on Dec. 8, 1980, the last day of Lennon’s life.

Ono was, of course, demonized for putting some kind of spell on Lennon and then breaking up the Beatles.

John Lennon is a true artist and absolute original. This image is just one of the many ways Lennon’s talent and vision made the world a better place.