Arts, Literature & TV
Part of the Biddington New York auction house's website devoted to Pop
Art. Pop Art, we are told, developed primarily in the United States and
Britain in the late 1950's as a reaction against Abstract Expressionism and
flourished in the sixties and early seventies. Learn more about such
luminaries as Andy Warhol and David Hockney.
A review of the pop art period and style with a link through to more
details on David Hockney including some excellent thumbnail pictures of
his paintings, expandable to full screen size.
Andy Warhol Museum
The Andy Warhol Museum, through this website, strives to be a dynamic art
centre and resource for anyone who wishes to gain insights into
contemporary art and popular culture. Warhol was an artist, filmmaker,
painter, collector, music producer, commercial designer and illustrator,
author, magazine publisher, fashion model - one of the most influential
American artists of the 20th century.
This website is an online translation of an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art examines trends and ideas in art in a cleverly designed timeline over the four decades from 1939 to 1979.
100 Books of the Century
the public who visit Waterstones' bookshops
- so probably pretty
representative of the views of the British. Numero Uno is the Love
Generation's favourite: Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings."
This is a one off list of the top 100 books of the Twentieth Century as
Everything you need to know about the Sixties is a web page dedicated to
the sights and sounds of this psychedelic era. It is an American website
recommends books and publications about the era.
Art Schools Search
Get an Online Degree in one of the many growing fields available, select from a choice of qualified and well-recognised schools.
from the 70s
They are shrill, colourful and simply crazy: The wallpapers from the wild seventies. Make your choice from a huge range of wallpapers and order
online from this German website.
Art To Go
Pop art paintings of Sixties icons such as Bob Dylan and the Beatles by the talented Jill van Hoorn. Peruse her selection or commission one of your own.
Dedicated to "preserving the memory of television classics past and present, television history, star interviews and hundreds of show reviews."
A-Z listing of US and UK programmes including the years of transmission, summaries, reviews and background information
TV Cream is a website with over 1600 cult TV shows from the UK and US,
with theme tunes, images of popular shows and descriptions of programmes
from the 1960s 1970s and 1980s. From Adam Adamant to Young Ones its full
of reviews, pictures and cast lists.
No longer being updated this site still has a fine collection of Classic Cult Television - for lasting fans of Doctor Who, Blake's 7, the
original Star Trek and Bagpuss at the BBC.
Now this was a 1967 cult TV show of the first order and
the official website is Six of One. Join them and learn all you could ever
want to know about Patrick McGoohan's strange masterpiece.
It! - Classic Kids TV
The internet's premier website devoted to classic children's television.
The site for those of us who were kids in Britain in the 60s and 70s.
This site is heavy on the graphics - but
once you get through the starting movie there is a wealth of material on
this classic 60s puppet series that still wows the kids today.
At the Trumptonshire Web you will find everything there is to know about the three Trumptonshire series
that began life in 1966. If you recall "Pugh, Pugh, Barney McGrew,
Cuthbert, Dibble, Grubb" then remind yourself of plenty more. There
is also plenty about Gordon Murray's "Camberwick Green".
The Clangers are an icon to the culture of the late 60’s. Created by Oliver Postgate and Peter
Firmin, this children’s animation series is explained in detail at this site.
Noggin the Nog
Also from the creators of the Clangers came the extraordinary Saga of Noggin
the Nog (1959-65), "the adventures of a decent Viking prince, and his not-so-decent
uncle." This site gives you links to other creations Bagpuss
(1973-74) and Ivor the Engine (1958-63).
This site developed from a school-based tape-recording club known as the Transdiffusion Networking
Association and set up in 1964. It's full of material about the early ITV
companies and its strength is the coverage of old schools material.
Ok this site for TV nostalgia is American, but then plenty of the UK hits
of the 60s and 70s came from the US. Think of "Happy Days",
"Hawaii Five-O", "Kojak" and "M.A.S.H." Read
all about them and other TV shows.