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Olympic visions : images of the games through history / Mike O'Mahony

Catalog Data

Author:
O'Mahony, Mike  Search this
Physical description:
175 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
History
Date:
2012
Contents:
Imaging the ancient Olympics -- The birth of the modern Olympic games -- A suitable activity for a woman? -- Celluloid games -- The Russians are coming!: the Olympics and the Cold War -- Olympic transgressions: drugs, political protest, and terrorism -- Promoting the games: publicity and the official Olympic poster -- Designs on the Olympics: from stadia to sporting paraphernalia
Summary:
Explores how painters and sculptors, photographers and filmmakers, and architects and designers have helped to affect the consciousness of Olympic spectators around the world.
Topic:
Olympics in art  Search this
Olympics--Collectibles--History  Search this
Olympics--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1019438