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1931 Offset Lithography Signed by the artist Plate 23 Alluding to the history of sports, John Baldessari, an American artist, chose two well-known images for his poster design. A scene of ancient runners is juxtaposed to an image of contemporary athletes. Based on photographic techniques, he presents only certain body parts, the legs, which underline the aesthetics of physical action and speed. X V I T H O L Y M P I C W I N T E R G A M E S | Albertville 1 9 9 2 Artist: Unknown (Agence Desgrippes & Associes), Paris Offset Lithography on paper Plate 24 Agence Desgrippes & Associes, a French design company, created the poster for the Winter Games in Albertville 1992.

G A M E S O F T H E X I I T H O L Y M P I A D | Helsinki 1 9 4 0 Artist: Ilmari Sysimetsä 1912-1955 Offset Lithography Plate 10 With a backdrop of the globe highlighting the borders of Finland and the City of Helsinki, a sculpture of the Finnish athlete Paovo Nurmi, holder of nine Olympic gold and three silver medals, stands in the foreground. This poster, originally designed by Ilmari Sysimetsä for the 1940 Games, cancelled because of World War II, probably was never displayed. However, after superimposing new dates, this poster, showing the modified borders of Finland after the war, was utilized again in 1952 (Olympism Through Posters, 1983).

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