60s

Art

what do we mean when we say ‘auntie’?

A new exhibition is an attempt to add depth and understanding to the colloquialism.
André-Naquian Wheeler
12.4.18
Photography

stephen shames photographed everyday life within the black panther party

After meeting Bobby Seale at a college protest, Shames became the official photographer of the Black Panther Party, capturing its struggles and moments of stillness.
Maxime Delcourt
10.11.18
Photography

sory sanlé captured the eclectic youth culture of newly free burkina faso

The year the country won independence in 1960, Sanlé opened a photo studio, where teens would flock to have their portraits taken in a mélange of traditional costumes and modish street clothes.
Sarah Moroz
10.8.18
Culture

photographing the long-haired, lovestruck students of 70s oxford

Paddy Summerfield’s new book, The Oxford Pictures 1968-1978, captures the bittersweet aftermath of student debauchery, complete with new-dawn kisses, trailing feather boas, and the loneliness of growing up.
Alice Newell-Hanson
7.27.16
Culture

danny lyon's iconic civil rights era photographs are more relevant than ever

Some of the most powerful photographs of the Civil Rights Era are by photographer and activist Danny Lyon. Last week at the Whitney Museum, Lyon sat down with his longtime friend, congressman John Lewis, to discuss a new retrospective of his...
Hannah Ongley
7.19.16
LA

renegade photographer dennis hopper's vision of 60s hollywood

Dennis Hopper acted in Rebel Without a Cause, directed Easy Rider, and also took photographs of his friends Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Jasper Johns.
Sarah Moroz
10.23.15
Art

remember when today was tomorrow: in the studio with john dunbar

John Dunbar is the artist who defined Swinging London's trippy aesthetic, took acid with John Lennon and married Marriane Faithfull. Ahead of his retrospective at London's England & Co gallery, i-D meets the artist and obsessive documentarian.
i-D Team
11.5.14
Film

elaine constantine is keeping the faith with her new film on the northern soul scene

‘’Don’t come on the dance floor until you fucking know what this is,’’ cries photographer and filmmaker Elaine Constantine, ‘’because you don’t deserve it.’’ Not just a genre of music, but a code to live by, Northern Soul was either something you...
Tish Weinstock
10.14.14
Photography

bailey's stardust

David Bailey creates memorable images. Over his 50-year career, the British born photographer has amassed a culture-defining collection of portraits of fashion and music's most famous faces, which are now part of a major exhibition, sponsored by Hugo...
Terry Jones
2.3.14