This summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games are heralded with 12 special artist designed posters. Created by leading British artists Martin Creed, Chris Ofili, Anthea Hamilton, Gary Hume, Michael Craig-Martin, Sarah Morris, Bridget Riley, Rachel Whiteread, Fiona Banner, Howard Hodgkin, Bob and Roberta Smith, and Tracey Emin.
Since 1912, each Olympic host city has commissioned one or more posters to celebrate the hosting of the Games. Over the course of the last century a body of iconic work has been created and previous artists who have created a poster include David Hockney, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and RB Kitaj.
The artwork is on show at Tate Britain in a free exhibition as part of the London 2012 Festival.
Posters For The London 2012 Olympic Games:
Bridget Riley, ROSE ROSE:
Martin Creed, WORK NO. 1273:
Anthea Hamilton, DIVERS:
Chris Ofili, FOR THE UNKNOWN RUNNER:
Howard Hodgkin, SWIMMING:
Rachel Whitehead, lOndOn 2012:
Posters For The London 2012 Paralympic Games:
Sarah Morris, BIG BEN 2012:
Bob and Roberta Smith, LOVE:
Fiona Banner, SUPERHUMAN NUDE:
Gary Hume, CAPITAL:
Michael-Craig Martin, GO:
Tracey Emin, BIRDS 2012:
Available as signed limited edition screenprints or as reprints.
You can purchase the posters from the Tate here
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