9th June 2024

GAGOSIAN QUARTERLY: The Art of the Olympics

GAGOSIAN QUARTERLY: The Art of the Olympics
Howard Hodgkin, Swimming, poster for the London 2012 Olympic Games, 80 x 60 cm

The Olympic and Paralympic Games arrive in Paris on July 26. Ahead of this momentous occasion, Yasmin Meichtry, the associate director at the Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage, Switzerland, met with Gagosian senior director Serena Cattaneo Adorno to discuss the Olympic Games’ long engagement with artists and culture, including the Olympic Museum, commissions, and the collaborative two-part exhibition, The Art of the Olympics, being staged this summer at Gagosian, Paris.

Howard Hodgkin’s posters, Swimming, 2011, made for the 2012 London Summer Olympics and Welcome, 1983, poster for the XIV Olympic Winter Games Sarajevo 1984 – 1985, will feature in the exhibition in the top floor gallery at Rue de Ponthieu from June 6th – September 7th, 2024.

The full Gagosian Quarterly article can be accessed through the link at the bottom of the page.

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