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A century of Olympic posters

Margaret Timmers

A century of Olympic posters

by Margaret Timmers

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Published by V&A Publishing, Distributed in North America by Harry N. Abrams in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Posters,
  • Olympics -- Posters -- History,
  • Olympics -- Collectibles,
  • Olympics -- History,
  • Olympics in art

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-141) and index.

    Other titlesOlympic posters
    StatementMargaret Timmers.
    ContributionsVictoria and Albert Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.75 .T56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22970866M
    ISBN 101851775382
    ISBN 109781851775385
    LC Control Number2007935516

    Original XVII Olympic Games Sport Event Poster - Giornata Olimpica / Olympic Day H in. W in. D in. Original Vintage Winter Sport Skiing Poster For Autriche Austria Skier Mountains. The discovery of more than wells dating to this time indicates that even this early in the life of the Olympic Games, they attracted considerable attention. By the mid fourth century BC the third incarnation of the stadium was built. Spacious and with the look and feel of a more modern venue, spectator attendance grew by around 50%.

    A Century of Olympic Posters. $ Size: 8 1/2 x 11 in. pages. This book sets the posters in the context of the Olympic Games that they announce and celebrate, including memorable images for Berlin , London , Barcelona and Sydney This page book published by V & A Publishing, London, features color. The books added to your list can be requested by submitting your name, email and date you would like to view the books at Poster House. Please allow 3 business days for a response.

    The Olympic Games and Art have many things in common. Home > Art > Olympics. Art and the Olympic Games. People would not normally associate art with the Olympic Games, however there are several areas where sporting endeavor and athletic endeavor are intertwined. A Century of Olympic Posters (book) About Olympic Games Posters; Share. In , Pierre de Coubertin established the modern Olympic Games to foster global "mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship and fair play," according to the International Olympic Committee. Despite his hopes, the Games have long been used as political attempts to create coherent, modern images of host : Mary Grady Bell.


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