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Created by:
Steve Randall Allen, American, born 1954  Search this
Commissioned by:
United States Olympic Committee, American, founded 1894  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24 x 18 in. (61 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
Athens, Periféreia Protevoúsis, Greece, Europe
Date:
2004
Description:
A poster depicting people participating in Summer Olympic events. Some of the events depicted are rowing, archery, basketball, baseball, table tennis, track and field, lacrosse, shooting, Tae Kwon Do, cycling, badminton, soccer, an equestrian events, fencing, soccer, weight lifting, wrestling gymnastics, boxing and judo. At top center, partially obscured by the athletes are the words "United States" in blue and "USA" in red. At the center of the painting is a man running. He is holding an Olympic torch and wearing a gold medal on a blue ribbon. The poster has a blue border. Written in white lettering at bottom left and bottom right is "USA" above the olympic rings. Written in red and white lettering at bottom center is "U. S. Olympic Team - Athens 2004." The poster is signed by Steve R. Allen.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Steve R. Allen
Object number:
2013.151.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Steve R. Allen
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5400818b3-8d3e-4121-b795-6774df08b77f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.151.5