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Sports fan? These 7 Historical Posters Show That Olympic Games Are Not Over Yet

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Sports fan? These 7 Historical Posters Show That Olympic Games Are Not Over Yet

We thought we’d overslept the Olympic Games in Rio this summer… But there are Paraolympic Games going on so there is still a reason to celebrate the magic of sport! Let’s unveil our selection of precious posters which prove how art and sport are interrelated (can you see how styles have changed over time?):

Rio de Janeiro, 2016

Rio, 2016

Mexico, 1968


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London, 2012

 Rachel Whiteread London 2012.

Moscow, 1980


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Barcelona, 1992Barcelona, 1992

Berlin, 1936

1936-germany-berlin-olympics

Stockholm, 1912


Stockholm, 1912

Magda, art historian and Italianist, she writes about art because she cannot make it herself. She loves committed and political artists like Ai Weiwei or the Futurists; like Joseph Beuys she believes that art can change us and we can change the world.

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