Minimalists working in New York.
Pop artists turn to popular culture for artistic inspiration
1967 Magritte dies before seeing his completed sculptures.
1970 Robert Smithson creates Spiral Jetty, an environmental artwork on the Great
1961 1,400 Cuban exiles land in Bay of Pigs in an attempt to overthrow Castro
1961 Construction of the Berlin Wall begins in East Germany
1963 Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers “I have a dream...” speech at Lincoln Memorial
1963 Pres. J. F. Kennedy assassinated in Dallas