Original Olympic Posters

Original Olympic Posters

Amy Azzarito
Aug 6, 2009

This online exhibition of Olympic Posters took our breath away. Doesn't each poster perfectly capture its era? And what a great way to get a sense of trends in graphic design — so much changes in four years! And not that you needed more ebay search terms, but wouldn't it be awesome to have one of these.

Nick from A Time to Get, who clued us into this exhibition, actually scored an original 1968 poster on ebay! So there is hope! Do you have a favorite Olympic year?

You can see the full run of Olympic Posters, from 1896 to the present, from the online exhibition, The Olymperials.

1 Montreal, Summer 1976
2 Berlin, Summer 1936
3 Moscow, Summer 1980
4 Rome, Summer 1960
5 Seoul, Summer 1988

6 Chamonix, Winter 1924
7 Los Angeles, Summer 1984
8 Grenoble, Winter 1968

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