Step into the lives and worlds of our ever-growing selection of cultural icons who were prominently influential in the 1960s. We know there are many more still to cover, so feel welcome to nominate your favourites for future addition to this section of the website!

Publicity image of Kenneth Anger on the set of his movie Scorpio Rising (1964)

Film by Kenneth Anger. Distributed by Impact Films., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

Kenneth Anger


Bob Colacello at the "2011 Tribeca Film Festival" Vanity Fair party (2011)

David Shankbone, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Bob Colacello


Ossie Clark next to one of his costumes

Itzemxxly, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Ossie Clark

English Fashion Designer

Studio portrait of Salvador Dalí (1936)

Studio Harcourt, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Cropped)

Salvador Dalí

Surrealist Artist

Sixties psychedelic-style background image with flowers pattern

Loulou de La Falaise

Fashion Muse & Jewellery Designer

Portrait of Andy Warhol holding his dachshund Archie (1973)

Jack Mitchell, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Andy Warhol

Artist, Film Director & Producer

Martin Luther King Jr. giving a speech

David Erickson, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

Martin Luther King Jr

Civil Rights Activist, Baptist Minister, Author

Portrait of Nicky Samuel Waymouth [date unknown]

Nicky Samuel

Fashion model