Blue Skies, Red Panic



This exhibition was created in the framework of the CEF-project '50s in Europe Kaleidoscope'

Project partners:
- Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium) - Project coordinator
- PHOTOCONSORTIUM - International Consortium for Photographic Heritage (Italy)
- Coventry University (United Kingdom)
- Ajuntament De Girona - Centre De Recerca i Difusió De La Imatge (Catalonia, Spain)
- National Technical University of Athens (Greece)
- Interuniversitair Micro-Electronica Centrum vzw - IMEC (Belgium)
- Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz - SPK (Germany)
- Koninklijk Instituut voor het Kunstpatrimonium - Institut royal du Patrimoine artistique (Belgium)
- Topham Partners - TOPFOTO (United Kingdom)
- National Széchényi Library of Hungary (Hungary)

Sofie Taes, KU Leuven

Douglas McCarthy, Europeana
Adrian Murphy, Europeana

Małgorzata Szynkielewska, Europeana

Further reading

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Aerospace History Timeline

George Douglas Photography website

European Environmental Agency: Celebrating Europe and its environment - 1950s

The Fashion History Timeline:1950-1959

C. FUNK, Rock and Roll and Youth Culture, in A guide for Artist and Musician Biographies (Ohio State University)

B. FRIEDAN, _The Feminine Mystiqu_e, 1963

G. HARGENS,A look at mid-century modernist homes through the work of Close Associates, in The Minnesota Preservationist, March/April 2010, pp 10-12. 

R.J. POOLE, Blonde Bombshell and Homely Housewife: Selling the Woman in 1950s Hollywood Comedies, in Almighty Dollar, ed. by H. TSCHACHLER, E. BANAUCH and S. PUFF, 2010, pp. 207-219.

G. RAWNSLEY, Cold-War Propaganda in the 1950s, London - New York, 1999.

Logo - Co-financed by the European Union