1970's

Culture

TikTok has fallen in love with 70s roller rink aesthetic

50 years after the roller skating boom of the 70s, Gen-Z is buying skates in their droves amid a viral TikTok craze.
Eva Short
5.28.20
punk

electrifying portraits from san francisco's forgotten punk scene

Jim Jocoy revisits his electrifying dispatches from the Bay Area’s political punk scene 40 years after documenting it.
Emily Manning
6.16.17
Arts

melbourne’s punk legends look back on the late 70s

At the end of the decade, Melbourne’s grey desolation served as a breeding ground for a new Australian punk culture. Reacting against creeping conservatism and suburbia, its members were committed to anarchy, freedom and art.
Alexandra Manatakis
5.24.17
News

iconic 70s brand fiorucci is relaunching

Hold onto your stretch denim, people.
Georgie Bretherton
2.8.17
Culture

far-out images of california's radical hippie culture

‘Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia,’ a new show opening this week in Berkeley, traces the legacy of the art, design, and architecture created in the turbulent 1960s.
Emily Manning
2.7.17
Photography

pictures of queer oppression and revolution in the 1970s

A new exhibition of images from the decade reminds us how much has changed and stayed the same.
Wendy Syfret
5.27.16
Culture

long-lost photographs of southern 70s roller rink teens

After sitting in a drawer for 40 years, photographer Bill Yates’ shots of Sweetheart Roller Skating rink in suburban Florida are being released as a photobook.
Emily Manning
5.3.16
Think Pieces

what we can learn from the lawless cool of 70s new york

From Martin Scorsese's 'Vinyl' to Garth Risk Hallberg's 'City on Fire,' the music, culture, and fashion of 70s-era New York is everywhere right now.
Jim Farber
2.29.16
Culture

travel back to louche, lawless 70s new york

A new exhibition of photographer Arlene Gottfried's work reveals a city filled with nudity and naiveté.
Sarah Moroz
1.20.16