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LONDON IN THE SIXTIES AV RAINER METZGER
With more than 300 illustrations, this vibrant book paints a kaleidoscopic portrait of these exciting times. It features a stellar cast of characters from every cultural arena, including David Hockney, Francis Bacon, David Bailey, The Beatles, Peter Blake, Mary Quant, Diana Rigg, Bridget Riley and many more, all presented in context and showing how they contributed to a city at the centre of a cultural boom that was heard around the world, and whose echoes still resonate today.
Sixties’ London was the world’s hub of pop culture.
Powered by the three key elements of youth, affluence and the mass media, its bold, creative spirit attracting an international roster of artists and luminaries in fields from pop music and fashion to literature and the visual arts.
‘A vivid portrait of Sixties London’ – The Daily Express
‘The latest in a beautifully illustrated series on cities and culture in dynamic epochs of the ‘modernist’ era … the pictures themselves often give an original take on familiar features and personalities’ – The Sunday Telegraph
‘Encapsulates what it was like for the young and hip growing up in swinging London in the sixties … the bright and bold images, neatly punctuated by a concise and all-encompassing run-down of events and key figures that moulded the generation makes this book stand out from the crowd’ – Family History Monthly
23.80 x 16.40 cm
342 Illustrationer, 137 i färg