I am doing a talk at The Secular Hall, Humberstone Gate, Leicester on the 6th October 7.00 p.m. Hope you can make it. It should last about an hour including … Continue reading The 1960s Counterculture in Britain and America – a talk by Kenny Wilson at Secular Hall, Leicester on October 6th 7.00 p.m.
This is an article from the Guardian that cleverly shows how iconic sites in London looked in 1967 and how they look now. With a slider you can blend the … Continue reading Summer of Love 50 Years On – London Then and Now
It’s the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love. Here five people who were at the heart of the counter-culture movement tell Aaron Millar how flowers, LSD, music and … Continue reading Golden daze: 50 years on from the Summer of Love | Culture | The Guardian
Source: Camille Paglia on the Iconic Cover of Patti Smith’s Horses | Literary Hub “THE MAPPLETHORPE PHOTO SYNTHESIZES MY PASSIONS AND WORLD-VIEW” In 1975, Arista Records released Horses, the first … Continue reading Camille Paglia on the Iconic Cover of Patti Smith’s Horses | Literary Hub
Source: ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know – Rolling Stone Actually, I did know most of this, but not Warhol’s idea of putting a crack on … Continue reading ‘The Velvet Underground and Nico’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know – Rolling Stone
Before he became just about the most important person in the world in the 1960s, Andy Warhol made a living as a graphic designer. He did a whole slew … Continue reading The early jazz album covers of Andy Warhol
Dressed like this these statues become familiar and contemporary. Photos by photographer Léo Caillard and photo retoucher Alexis Persani. This is Léo Caillard web site: http://www.leocaillard.com/ Related articles Making new with old … Continue reading Classical Statues Dressed as Hipsters!