The 1960s Scrapbook

Author: Robert Opie

Publisher: Pi Global Pub

ISBN: 9780954795412

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 60

View: 9164

The 'Swinging Sixties' were a concoction of many things that brought Britain to the forefront - England winning the World Cup in 1966, mini skirts and mini cars, the Beatles and Twiggy. This was the permissive decade when the contraceptive pill became ava

The 1910s Scrapbook

The Decade of the Great War

Author: Robert Opie

Publisher: Pi Global Pub

ISBN: 9780954795474

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 60

View: 8651

Retrospectively, we see the time of the 1910s being invaded with the images of the First World War, and yet in the early years of that decade people were focussed on events at home, whether King George V's coronation or the women involved in the suffrage

Rebels in Paradise

The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s

Author: Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 9781429958998

Category: Art

Page: 288

View: 2921

The extraordinary story of the artists who propelled themselves to international fame in 1960s Los Angeles Los Angeles, 1960: There was no modern art museum and there were few galleries, which is exactly what a number of daring young artists liked about it, among them Ed Ruscha, David Hockney, Robert Irwin, Bruce Nauman, Judy Chicago and John Baldessari. Freedom from an established way of seeing, making, and marketing art fueled their creativity, which in turn inspired the city. Today Los Angeles has four museums dedicated to contemporary art, around one hundred galleries, and thousands of artists. Here, at last, is the book that tells the saga of how the scene came into being, why a prevailing Los Angeles permissiveness, 1960s-style, spawned countless innovations, including Andy Warhol's first exhibition, Marcel Duchamp's first retrospective, Frank Gehry's mind-bending architecture, Rudi Gernreich's topless bathing suit, Dennis Hopper's Easy Rider, even the Beach Boys, the Byrds, the Doors, and other purveyors of a California style. In the 1960s, Los Angeles was the epicenter of cool.


Talking about the Sixties : what Happened, how it Shaped Today, Lessons for Tomorrow

Author: Tom Brokaw

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: 0812975111

Category: History

Page: 662

View: 5108

Redefines the tumultuous 1960s, a decade that saw the rise of the rebellious children of the greatest generation, to reveal how American social, political, economic, and cultural institutions were transformed by an era of dramatic change.

City Boy

My Life in New York During the 1960s and 1970s

Author: Edmund White

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408819937

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

View: 9440

In the New Y ork of the 1970s, in the wake of Stonewall and in the midst of economic collapse, you might find the likes of Jasper Johns and William Burroughs at the next cocktail party, and you were as likely to be caught arguing Marx at the New York City Ballet as cruising for sex in the warehouses and parked trucks along the Hudson. This is the New York that Edmund White portrays in City Boy: a place of enormous intrigue and artistic tumult. Combining the no-holds-barred confession and yearning of A Boy's Own Story with the easy erudition and sense of place of The Flaneur, this is the story of White's years in 1970s New York, bouncing from intellectual encounters with Susan Sontag and Harold Brodkey to erotic entanglements downtown to the burgeoning gay scene of artists and writers. I t's a moving, candid, brilliant portrait of a time and place, full of encounters with famous names and cultural icons. CRITICAL PRAISE: "City Boy seems effortless in its tone; it is seamless, wise, funny and charming. The New York described in the book is history now, but history that has made an essential difference to the way we live now. Edmund White evokes the main players in the culture of the city, all of whom he knew, with clarity and with brilliantly-chosen detail and sense of the moment."-Colm Toibin

Tatyana Grosman

A Scrapbook

Author: Riva Castleman

Publisher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780981829302

Category: Art

Page: 145

View: 2230

Introduction by Bill Goldston.

The Wartime Scrapbook

From Blitz to Victory 1939-1945

Author: Robert Opie

Publisher: Pi Global Publishing Limited

ISBN: 9781872727080

Category: History

Page: 59

View: 1916

Drawn from Opie''s unrivalled collection, thi s scrapbook illustrates song sheets, magazine covers, comic postcards, fashion and food, games, propaganda posters and a wealth of wartime ephemera whose very survival is remarkabl e. '

Ye-Ye Girls of '60s French Pop

Author: Jean-Emmanuel Deluxe

Publisher: Feral House

ISBN: 1936239728

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

View: 5830

Ye-Ye means Yeah Yeah! and is best known as a style of '60s pop music heard in France and Quebec."

David Hicks Scrapbook

Author: Ashley Hicks

Publisher: Vendome Press

ISBN: 9780865653450

Category: Design

Page: 336

View: 1273

British designer David Hicks (1929-1998) wowed the English decorating world with his bold geometric prints, electrifying color combinations, and quirky mix of antique and contemporary furniture. Thanks to his prodigious talents, his gift for publicity, and his connection to the royal family through his wife, Lady Pamela Mountbatten (cousin of Prince Philip), Hicks attracted an A-list clientele. For decades, Hicks documented every salient moment of his life in scrapbooks, amassing 24 volumes filled with press clippings, invitations, swatches of his signature textiles, sketches of interiors, magazine articles on his projects, and hundreds of photographs, mainly family snapshots but also his own photos of people like Jackie Kennedy, Grace Kelly, and Andy Warhol. Many of the pages, now thumbed and foxed, are laid out in a collage style, and several are embellished with drawings and notes, revealing Hicks's thoughts and sense of whimsy. Here, his son, Ashley Hicks, has chosen more than 325 of the best pages--providing not just a window into the extraordinary world of David Hicks but also a fascinating time capsule.

Scrapbook of the Sixties

Writings 1954-2010

Author: Jonas Mekas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783959050333

Category: Artists

Page: 455

View: 8659

Scrapbook of the Sixties is a collection of 37 published and unpublished texts by Jonas Mekas, filmmaker and writer.

Extreme Collecting

Challenging Practices for 21st Century Museums

Author: Graeme Were,Jonathan C. H. King

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 0857453637

Category: Art

Page: 238

View: 1887

By exploring the processes of collecting, which challenge the bounds of normally acceptable practice, this book debates the practice of collecting 'difficult' objects, from a historical and contemporary perspective; and discusses the acquisition of objects related to war and genocide, and those purchased from the internet, as well as considering human remains, mass produced objects and illicitly traded antiquities. The aim is to apply a critical approach to the rigidity of museums in maintaining essentially nineteenth-century ideas of collecting; and to move towards identifying priorities for collection policies in museums, which are inclusive of acquiring 'difficult' objects. Much of the book engages with the question of the limits to the practice of collecting as a means to think through the implementation of new strategies.

The Bob Dylan scrapbook


Author: Bob Dylan,Robert Santelli



Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 64

View: 1837

A slipcased scrapbook of rare photographs, removable documents, and memorabilia offers insight into one of the musician's most eventful and formative periods, tracing his arrival in New York and emergence as one of the most distinctive voices of his time, providing on the accompanying CD excerpts from early interviews and his 1965 performance at the Newport Folk Festival. 100,000 first printing.

Old Hot Rods Scrapbook

Memories from the Past

Author: Don Montgomery

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780962645471

Category: Transportation

Page: 192

View: 8153

This book has almost 600 old photos taken from hot rodders albums that show the greatest days of hot rodding; the 1930s to 1950s. The photos show the ideas and modifications that went into the hot rods of over 50 years ago. Here is an excellent reference to learn about the hot rods of the past. Hardbound - 192 pages - 597 photos

Post-War Childhood

Growing up in the not-so-friendly ‘Baby Boomer’ Years

Author: Simon Webb


ISBN: 147388604X

Category: History

Page: 192

View: 9702

Many British baby boomers are very nostalgic about a supposed golden age; a vanished world when children were generally freer, happier and healthier than they are now. They wandered about all day; only returning home at teatime when they were hungry. Nobody worried about health and safety or 'stranger danger' in those days and no serious harm ever befell children as a result. In Post-War Childhood, Simon Webb examines the facts and figures behind the myth of children's carefree lives in the post-war years, finding that such things as the freedom to roam the streets and fields came at a terrible price. In 1965, for example, despite there being far fewer cars in Britain, 45 times as many children were knocked down and killed on the roads as now die in this way each year. Simon Webb presents a 'warts and all' portrait of British childhood in the years following the end of the Second World War. He demonstrates that contrary to popular belief, it was by any measure a far more hazardous and less pleasant time to be a child, than is the case in the twenty-first century.

Memories are made of this

Reminiscence activities for person-centred care

Author: Alzheimer's Society,Julie Heathcote

Publisher: Alzheimer's Society

ISBN: 1906647224

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 80

View: 2464

Reminiscence is one of the most popular activities in dementia care. It has been associated with improving communication between people with dementia and carers and also contributing to improved self-esteem and well-being for people living with dementia. In these ways it can help to enhance care and support. Memories are made of this provides a complete resource that contains ideas and suggestions, templates and handy hints for simple ways to use reminiscence in a wide variety of different situations. This includes activities with individuals, large groups and in a range of care settings. The book is divided into three sections. The first of these outlines what reminiscence is and approaches towards it in the context of person-centred care. It also gives advice on achieving learning outcomes such as those specified in national care standards. The main section of the book lists detailed descriptions of different activities under the headings: personal memories, seasons, memories of life years ago and make do and mend memories. It shows how to put together successful reminiscence sessions in a matter of minutes. Each activity gives a checklist of things needed, suggested other memory prompts, clear instructions, conversation suggestions and musical links. The book also contains full colour photography and case studies. The final section of the book provides details of useful further organisations and resources to expand opportunities for reminiscence. This publication provides a full reference resource for anyone involved in the care and support of a person with dementia.

Paul Smith's Cycling Scrapbook

Author: Paul Smith,Richard Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500292365


Page: 256

View: 6525

This lively 'scrapbook' seeks to illustrate Paul Smith's favourite people, races and places in the cycling world through the romantic and beautiful images and places that inspired him. From his collection of cycling jerseys and his extensive library of cycling publications and brochures of the 1950s and 1960s, to the inspiration he has found in his cycling heroes (Coppi, Anquetil, Bartali) and his collaborations with bike-makers (Mercian and Pinarello) and race organizers, this is a personal and highly visual journey that connects Smith's love of cycling with his love of design. One climax to this parallel career came in 2013, when he was invited to design the legendary maglia rosa - the pink jersey worn by the leader of the Giro d'Italia, which was blessed by Pope Francis I and presented to the winner. Ultimately, this is not merely a book about one man's enthusiasm for a sport, but an insight into how the people, stories and imagery that fill this passion have influenced one of the most successful personalities in the design world.

Beautiful People

Scrapbooks of the Caf Society

Author: Baron De Cabrol,Thierry Coudert

Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor

ISBN: 9782080202710

Category: History

Page: 264

View: 566

The Baron de Cabrol’s legendary scrapbooks capture a golden era of glamour and reveal the sheer elegance and decadence of the cosmopolitan café society. The glamorous aristocrats Daisy and Fred de Cabrol formed one of the most prominent twentieth-century high-society couples on the international scene. Leading members of the exclusive café society, they socialized with the biggest names in the haut monde—from the Maharani of Kapurthala to Queen Amelia of Portugal to their close friends the Windsors. Reproducing pages from the scrapbooks crafted with beauty and wit by the Baron de Cabrol between 1938 and the 1960s, this volume reveals the privileged and extravagant world of the café society. Through collages, watercolors, and previously unpublished archival documents, readers will discover the exceptional journey through the golden age of elegance and art."

A Public Intimacy

(a Life Through Scrapbooks)

Author: Paul Buck

Publisher: Book Works (UK)

ISBN: 9781906012298

Category: Authors

Page: 140

View: 3194

A Public Intimacy (A Life Through Scrapbooks) is a way of reviewing an archive. Cuttings, clippings and comments, the stuff of scrapbooks, started in 1964, make up part of the author's archive, the information that threads through the library, events and life explored. The book does not fit easily into any genre or category, blurring notions of essay or biography, or ideas employed in fiction writing and other art forms. Traversing paths pursued in visual art is a key factor, even outside the more obvious image pages. Collage is part of the process, with cuttings scrolling vertically alongside the text, forming an adjacent narrative. In part an account of the times, the counter-currents and counter-culture of the last four decades, in part an exploration of the nature of scrapbooks and of collections, the book forms as much a counter-intellectual narrative of the times, as counter-biography, revealing as much as the writer wants, playing into the hands of fiction as much as any novel.Paul Buck works as a poet, writer, playwright, artist, performer, translator and teacher in the visual arts. As well as founding the seminal magazine Curtains, which blasted French contemporary writing into British culture, he is the author, editor and translator of numerous published and unpublished works, appended in this book as Selected Context.

The Arrow Scrapbook

Rebuilding a Dream and a Nation

Author: Peter Zuuring

Publisher: Dalkeith, Ont. : Arrow Alliance Press

ISBN: 9781550566901

Category: History

Page: 270

View: 2305

Through rare photographs and previously unpublished government documents, this scrapbook recreates a story that shook the aviation world and forever changed a nation. In the chill of the Cold War, the RCAF and aircraft giant A. V. Roe developed and built a new generation of jet fighter, one that could intercept Soviet bombers flying over the North Pole, a fighter that would stand as the first line of defense for North America. This important collection is vital to understanding the plan, the dream, the technological victories, and how it all went wrong. A must for aviation enthusiasts!

Birth Control in the Decolonizing Caribbean

Reproductive Politics and Practice on Four Islands, 1930–1970

Author: Nicole C. Bourbonnais

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107118654

Category: History

Page: 272

View: 8720

This book is a comprehensive history of reproductive politics and practice in the twentieth-century Anglophone Caribbean.