David Hockney - The Skater (Official 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics Poster)


Offset Lithograph on thick paper , 1984,

Size: 62 x 84.5 cm, 33 3/10 × 24 2/5 in

Notes: This was an official poster for the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 1984 and the Committee commissioned 15 nationally known artists to create unique designs to promote the event. There’s so much dynamism and excitement in this image - David Hockney's 'joiner' photomontage perfectly captures the sense of a skater mid-twirl. The technique of using a number of images stuck together to create a cohesive whole is known