At a time when blank spots have by and large disappeared from maps, “wilderness” has returned in art. The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt has dedicated an extensive theme-based exhibition to this recurring fascination.


Minis, Mopeds, Mao

The 1960s in the Former West Germany
Mushroom hairstyles and Pop Art, student unrest and Karl May films – the 1960s were marked by the sense of a new beginning but also by contradictions: rebellious youth demanded the transformation of society; literature, theatre and film were politicised. The rise of pop culture was heralded by the Beatles and Mary Quant’s mini-skirt shocked the older generation.
Providing a comprehensive overview of the lifestyles and interpretive patterns of this decade, this book invites readers on a thrilling voyage of rediscovery through the worlds of architecture, living and design, fashion, art and youth culture, as well as literature, music and television.

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"Minis, Mopeds, Mao"

ISBN 978-3-86678-759-9

17,00 x 21,00 cm

138 Pages

97 colored and 31 b/w illustrations

Hardcover, bound, without dust-jacket, without slipcase

Languages: German

Siegfried Müller and Michael Reinbold
Siglinde Killisch, Siegfried Müller, Michael Reinbold und Corinna Wodarz
graphic design
Klaus-Peter Plehn, Kerber Verlag
Exhibition: „Mini, Mofa, Maobibel. Die Sechziger Jahre in der Bundesrepublik“, 25.11.2012-3.3.2013, Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Schloss, Oldenburg