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Howard Hodgkin Sarajevo 1984 Commemorative Poster XIV Winter Olympic Games 1984

Artist: HOWARD HODGKIN (British, 1932 – 2017)
Title: “Sarajevo” the Official Commemorative Poster for the Sarajevo XIV Winter Olympic Games 1984, 1983
Medium: Color Lithograph printed offset
Edition: 1000 (not individually numbered)
Size: 33 ½ x 24 ½ inches

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Printer: Svjetlost Publishing House, Sarajevo
Publisher: Organizing Committee of the XIVth Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984 Yugoslavia, December 1983
Reference: Olympic Winter Games Posters from Chamonix 1924 to Sochi 2014, pages 32-28. Also Official guide: XIV Olympic Winter Games, Yugoslavia – Sarajevo, Organizing Committee of the 14th Olympic Winter Games, Belgrade: Agencija Borba, 1984, p. 32.
Notes: In collaboration with the Visconti art – Lazo Vujić gallery in Vienna and the Svjetlost publishing house in Sarajevo, the OCOG [Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games] published a Sport and Art album containing 16 works by well-known artists reinterpreting the Olympic ideals. The works were printed as posters via offset lithography. The album was first presented at the 14th Basel International Art Fair

About the Artist: Sir Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin CH CBE (6 August 1932 – 9 March 2017) was a British painter and printmaker. His work is most often associated with abstraction. Hodgkin’s first solo show was in London in 1962. In 1980, Hodgkin was invited by John Hoyland to exhibit work as part of the Hayward Annual at the Hayward Gallery along with Gillian Ayres, Basil Beattie, Terry Setch, Anthony Caro, Patrick Caulfield, Ben Nicholson and others. In 1981, Hodgkin had collaborated with the Rambert Dance Company’s Resident Choreographer, Richard Alston, for his abstract work 1981 for the production of Night Music and later for the production of Pulcinella in 1987. In 1984, Hodgkin represented Britain at the Venice Biennale, in 1985 he won the Turner Prize, and in 1992 he was knighted. A major exhibition of his work was mounted at Tate Britain, London, in 2006. Also in 2006, The Independent declared him one of the 100 most influential gay people in Britain, as his work has helped many people express their emotions to others. In September 2010, Hodgkin and five other British artists, John Hoyland, John Walker, Ian Stephenson, Patrick Caulfield and R.B. Kitaj, were in an exhibition entitled The Independent Eye: Contemporary British Art From the Collection of Samuel and Gabrielle Lurie, at the Yale Center for British Art.

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Weight 4 lbs
Dimensions 36 × 5 × 4 in

Howard Hodgkin Sarajevo 1984 Commemorative Poster XIV Winter Olympic Games 1984

Artist: HOWARD HODGKIN (British, 1932 - 2017) Title: "Sarajevo" the Official Commemorative Poster for the Sarajevo XIV Winter Olympic Games 1984, 1983 Medium: Color Lithograph printed offset Edition: 1000 (not individually numbered) Size: 33 ½ x 24 ½ inches

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