Beatles to Bowie: the 60s exposed




Highlighting key pop cultural figures from each year of this remarkable decade, the exhibition includes classic images of groups such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks and The Who as well as early portraits of singers such as Cliff Richard, Billy Fury, Marianne Faithful, Jimi Hendrix and David Bowie.Bringing together 150 photographs, together with a range of memorabilia, the exhibition evocatively illustrates how image, music, fashion and performance combined to make these musicians the leading icons of their time and London the world’s most important cultural capital.Beatles to Bowie explores the leading pop music personalities who helped create ‘Swinging London’ in the 1960s

Duration 15 October 2009 - 24 January 2010
Times Open daily 10:00-18:00
Cost Full price £11 Concessions £10 and £9
Venue National Portrait Gallery
Address St Martin's Place London WC2H 0HE, ,
Contact 020 7306 0055 / archiveenquiry@npg.org.uk / www.npg.org.uk

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