Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games 23.12.14

Rauschenberg

Poster by Robert Rauschenberg

30 years ago, Deborah Sussman's "look" for the 1984 Olympics turned LA into a sporting carnival. Bright, brash and full of optimism, here are some posters and photographs from the event

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sussman

Designs by Deborah Sussman, who died this year, for the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

Hockney

Los Angeles Olympics poster by David Hockney

Roy Lichenstein

Poster by Roy Lichtenstein

Colourful LA, an exhibition of posters and photos from the 1984 Olympics, was on show at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne this year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the games
 

Images: Alan Lithograph, inc; Knapp Communications, ed

 

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