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Olympic Posters <ul><li>What?  An exhibition of pupil’s work based on the theme “Olympic Posters”. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? ...
Background <ul><li>Ever since the first Games of the modern era in Athens in 1896, posters have played an important part i...
<ul><li>Athens 1896 </li></ul>
Paris 1900
St.Louis 1904
London 1908
Prof. Olle Hjortzberg  Stockholm 1912
Martha van Kuyck  Antwerp 1920
Jean Droit Paris 1924
Joseph Rovers Amsterdam 1928
Julio Kilenyi  L.A 1932
Franz Wurbel  Berlin 1936
Walter Herz London 1948
Ilmari Sysimetsä Helsinki 1952
Richard Beck  Melbourne 1956
Armando Testa Rome 1960
Yusaku Kamekura  Tokyo 1964
Pedro Ramirez Vázquez Mexico 1968
Otl Aicher Munich 1972
Ernst Roch & Rolf Harder  Montreal 1976
Wladimir Arsentjev Moscow 1980
Robert Rauschenberg L.A 1984 * Also see Ernie Barnes
Prof. Cho Yong Je Seoul 1988
Primo Angeli Atlanta 1992
Jean Miro Barcelona 1992
Ken Done Sydney 2000
“Image & Identity” Athens 2004
Academy of Art and Design of Tsinghua University   Beijing 2008
What Next? <ul><li>In classrooms… </li></ul><ul><li>sports day photos, figure drawings, flags, “sporting” still-lifes, col...
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  1. 1. Olympic Posters <ul><li>What? An exhibition of pupil’s work based on the theme “Olympic Posters”. </li></ul><ul><li>Why? To develop links between KEVICC and feeder primary schools. To start 2012 with an exciting school exhibition that could potentially attract press interest and offer our students an exciting opportunity. </li></ul><ul><li>When? January 2012 (with work to be completed by early December 2011) </li></ul><ul><li>Where? Ariel Centre, Totnes </li></ul>
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Ever since the first Games of the modern era in Athens in 1896, posters have played an important part in the popularization of the Olympics. They have also served, once every four years, to identify both the host city and a particular aesthetic linked to the global image of the Games of that year. </li></ul><ul><li>These posters can help us develop pupil’s knowledge and understanding about: </li></ul><ul><li>* The History of Posters and Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><li>* International Politics and World History </li></ul><ul><li>* Ideologies behind the Olympics </li></ul><ul><li>The following slide show includes all Olympic posters from 1896-2008… </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Athens 1896 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Paris 1900
  5. 5. St.Louis 1904
  6. 6. London 1908
  7. 7. Prof. Olle Hjortzberg Stockholm 1912
  8. 8. Martha van Kuyck Antwerp 1920
  9. 9. Jean Droit Paris 1924
  10. 10. Joseph Rovers Amsterdam 1928
  11. 11. Julio Kilenyi L.A 1932
  12. 12. Franz Wurbel Berlin 1936
  13. 13. Walter Herz London 1948
  14. 14. Ilmari Sysimetsä Helsinki 1952
  15. 15. Richard Beck Melbourne 1956
  16. 16. Armando Testa Rome 1960
  17. 17. Yusaku Kamekura Tokyo 1964
  18. 18. Pedro Ramirez Vázquez Mexico 1968
  19. 19. Otl Aicher Munich 1972
  20. 20. Ernst Roch & Rolf Harder Montreal 1976
  21. 21. Wladimir Arsentjev Moscow 1980
  22. 22. Robert Rauschenberg L.A 1984 * Also see Ernie Barnes
  23. 23. Prof. Cho Yong Je Seoul 1988
  24. 24. Primo Angeli Atlanta 1992
  25. 25. Jean Miro Barcelona 1992
  26. 26. Ken Done Sydney 2000
  27. 27. “Image & Identity” Athens 2004
  28. 28. Academy of Art and Design of Tsinghua University Beijing 2008
  29. 29. What Next? <ul><li>In classrooms… </li></ul><ul><li>sports day photos, figure drawings, flags, “sporting” still-lifes, collages… </li></ul><ul><li>KEVICC involvement… </li></ul><ul><li>visits from KEVICC pupils and staff </li></ul><ul><li>workshops at KEVICC (Photoshop, print workshop, large scale banners/ paintings) </li></ul><ul><li>Final Pieces… </li></ul><ul><li>A “range” of outcomes will work well. Experience tells us that presentation is crucial. Ideas: large canvas’, figurative sculpture, collage, prints </li></ul>
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