Exhibition themes

This exhibition is divided into nine different themes which explore the ways that British visual culture was transformed during the 1960s. Each section of this microsite provides a brief explanation of the key themes alongside a selection of highlighted works. Selected commentaries from the exhibition audio tour are also included.

Materialism

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Materialism theme

You've Never Had it So Good

Art & the Sixties, exhibition themes, You've Never Had it So Good

Pop Goes the Easel

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Pop Goes the Easel theme

Image in Revolt

Art & the Sixties, exhibition themes, Image in Revolt

Ban the Bomb

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Ban the Bomb theme

A Box of Pin-ups

Art & the Sixties: This was Tomorrow exhibition at Tate Britain A Box of Pin-ups

Swinging Sixties

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Swinging Sixties

Real and Imagined Cities

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Real and Imagined Cities theme

Destruction in Art Symposium

Art and the 60s: This was Tomorrow at Tate Britain Destruction in Art Symposium