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Art & the 60s : this was tomorrow

Author: Chris Stephens; Katharine Stout; Tate Britain (Gallery); Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.; et al
Publisher: London : Tate, 2004.
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"Art and the 60s presents a comprehensive cultural history of the period, exploring a wide range of visual media, including fine art, architecture and photography, examining works in the context of such phenomena as Americanisation, the breakdown of the divide between 'high' and 'low' culture, pop music, the sexual revolution and the growth of the counter-culture." "Illustrated throughout and featuring contributions  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Art & the 60s.
London : Tate, 2004
(OCoLC)636905648
Named Person: William Green; Colin Self; Bruce Lacey; Richard Hamilton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Stephens; Katharine Stout; Tate Britain (Gallery); Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.; et al
ISBN: 1854375229 9781854375223
OCLC Number: 56344940
Notes: "First published 2004 by order of the Tate Trustees on the occasion of the exhibition at Tate Britain, London 30 June - 3 October 2004, Gas Hall, Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, 25 October 2004 - 3 April 2005"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Description: 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Contents: This was tomorrow / Chris Stephens and Katharine Stout --
William Green / Toby Treves --
'A highly mobile and plastic environ' / Barry Curtis --
Colin Self and the bomb / Ben Tufnell --
Realism, satire, blow-ups : photography and the culture of social modernisation / David Alan Mellor --
Sculpture at St Martin's / Rachel Tant --
A poetics of dissent : notes on a developing counterculture in London in the early sixties / Andrew Wilson --
Bruce Lacey, The womaniser 1966 / Adrian Glew --
British architecture in the sixties / Simon Sadler --
Richard Hamilton, Swingeing London 67 / Lizzie Carey-Thomas --
Selected chronology : 1956-69 / Hymie Dunn and Katharine Stout.
Other Titles: Art and the 60s
Art and the sixties
Responsibility: edited by Chris Stephens and Katherine Stout ; with essays by Barry Curtis ... [et al.] ; contributions by Lizzie Carey-Thomas ... [et al.].

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"Art and the 60s presents a comprehensive cultural history of the period, exploring a wide range of visual media, including fine art, architecture and photography, examining works in the context of such phenomena as Americanisation, the breakdown of the divide between 'high' and 'low' culture, pop music, the sexual revolution and the growth of the counter-culture." "Illustrated throughout and featuring contributions by leading writers on the period, Art and the 60s is both a history of the art of a generation and the portrait of an era."--BOOK JACKET.

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