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13-01-2008, 17:42 #11
1936 - Berlin - SummerΒερολίνο 1936
A competition was held for the design of the poster, but none of the entries were satisfactory. The publicity committee commissioned different artists and finally chose the project of Mr Warbel, that became the official poster.It features the Quadriga from the Brandenburg Gate, a landmark of the city of Berlin. In the background is the figure of a wreathed victor, his arm raised in the Olympic salute, symbolising Olympic sport.
13-01-2008, 17:44 #12
1948 - London - SummerΛονδίνο 1948
It takes up the theme of the emblem i.e. the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament. The hands of the famous "Big Ben" are pointing to 4 o'clock, the time at which the opening of the Games was planned- accompanied by the Olympic rings. In the foreground, there was the drawing of the statue of the "Discobolus" (classical icon of the discus thrower from Ancient Greece).
13-01-2008, 17:47 #13
1952 - Helsinki - SummerHelsinki - 1952
It was the Paavo Nurmi poster, created for the 1940 Games, which were never held because of the Second World War. It was just updated with the dates and the lines around the countries, drawn in red on a globe in the background.
13-01-2008, 17:49 #14
1956 - Melbourne - SummerΜελβούρνη 1956
It is in the form of an invitation card folded three times. On the first flap, the Olympic rings, in the background of the third flap, the arms of the city of Melbourne.
13-01-2008, 17:51 #15
1960 - Rome - SummerΡώμη 1960
It is made up of a Roman she-wolf, from which Remus and Romulus, founders of the city of Rome, are suckling, on top of a column. On this, there is a victorious athlete being crowned in accordance with Roman custom; around him, people dressed in togas cheering him.
13-01-2008, 17:53 #16
1964 - Tokyo - SummerΤόκιο 1964
It recalls the official emblem, composed of the Olympic rings superimposed on the emblem of the Japanese national flag, representing the rising sun. There was a total of four official posters, all designed by Yusaku Kamekura. They were all made by photoengraving using several colours, highlighting the technology of the Japanese printing industry.
13-01-2008, 17:55 #17
1968 - Mexico - SummerMexico 1968
The series of posters for these Games came from the collaboration of three artists: Pedro Ramirez Vazquez, architect and President of the Organising Committee for the Games, Eduardo Terrazas (MEX) and Lance Wyman (USA) who designed the "Mexico 68" logo. They then developed it to create the black and white poster, which recalls the patterns of the Huichole Indians.
13-01-2008, 17:57 #18
1972 - Munich - SummerMunich 1972
Numerous posters were created for these Games, notably a series on the theme of sports competitions and cultural events. The official poster was meant to promote not one specific sports event, but the whole of the Munich Games. It was supposed to express the specific spirit of the Games. Here, the design evokes the modern architecture of the sporting venues, in a style and using colours which are purposefully simple and pure. In the centre of the background, the famous Olympic tower.
13-01-2008, 17:59 #19
1976 - Montreal - SummerMontreal 1976
The Games Organising Committee made two main series of posters. The first illustrated eight key themes and the second illustrated sports.
13-01-2008, 18:01 #20
1980 - Moscow - SummerMoscow 1980
It featured the emblem of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow: a section of a running track rising into an architectural silhouette typical of Moscow and a five-pointed star topping the silhouette.
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