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Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey
February 3, 2018 - September 9, 2018
building
Design in Revolution: A 1960s Odyssey
February 3, 2018 - September 9, 2018

The art of counterculture

From Pop Art and psychedelia to the civil rights and anti-war movements, the 1960s was a decade of liberation—and of great loss. See how designers, artists, and architects responded to the tumultuous period that still looms large in the American imagination. Highlights include the Museum’s surprising collection of vintage rock ‘n’ roll posters and a series of powerful images of Martin Luther King Jr.



Spotify Playlist by Pierre Robert*

* A Spotify account is required to access this playlist.
Music, art, and design were deeply intertwined during the 1960s. In this playlist compiled by Pierre Robert of 93.3 WMMR, rock out to songs by Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, the Beatles, and other iconic acts who helped define the era.

“Bob Dylan” Poster
“Bob Dylan” Poster, Designed 1966
Designed by Milton Glaser, American
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Curators

Juliana Rowen Barton, Andrew W. Mellon Graduate Fellow; with Kathryn Bloom Hiesinger, the J. Mahlon Buck, Jr. Family Senior Curator of European Decorative Arts after 1700

Location

Collab Gallery, first floor, Perelman Building

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