A Century of Olympic Posters

by Margaret Timmers (2008) "As four-yearly snapshots through time, Olympic posters provide a fascinating record of our world - a lens through which we can explore links between sport and art, politics and place, commerce and culture. They offer an intensely visual representation of the modern Games, sometimes heralded as the 'Greatest Sporting Show on Earth'. "A Century of Olympic Games Posters" draws largely on the V&A's poster collection and shows the evolution of the…