In the late 1960s, Dennis Stock set out on a road trip around California to document a cultural phenomenon. He captured the contrasts of the state and its people, from the mountains of the Sierras to the sands of the coast, from the people on a spiritual quest to those doing research at the cutting-edge of technology, all during a time of intense political, cultural, and social exploration in America’s history.

Pictured here, a sunbather under the shadow of a plane, on Playa Del Rey, Los Angeles. 1968.


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