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David Hockney, L.A. Olympics, 1982/84

David Hockney, L.A. Olympics, 1982/84


AN ORIGINAL vintage poster by David Hockney  for the Olympic Games of 1984 in Los Angeles, featuring the 1982 work 'The Swimmer', one of the artist’s trademark Polaroid collages.  

Size  92cm x 61cm

Condition  Very good. If you would like to know more please get in touch. Please note that the image is slightly off-centre in the poster because it is composed of Polaroid photos. 

Background  Hockney was one of 15 artists commissioned to create posters for the 1984 Games – others included Roy Lichtenstein and Robert Rauschenberg. 1982 was the year he first exhibited works in a new style, composed of mosaics of Polaroid photographs taken from slightly different angles, creating an effect akin to Cubism. The poster is marked ‘Copyright 1982 Los Angeles Olympic Organising Committee’. 

Publisher Knapp Communications Corporation

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