More than just an athletic tournament, the Olympics are a festival of nations that brings the world together. Celebrate the world's assembly of 2008 with this amazing print, "The World to Beijing"! Artist Datian He was born in China, but emigrated to the United States, and has made his mark as an official artist of the U.S. Olympic Committee. This is perhaps his finest work of Olympic art to date, featuring the flags of the world growing as leaves on trees above the Great Wall, and a horseman representing all athletes riding high amongst the nations during the 2008 Summer Games. The nations appearing are diverse and numerous, and include: Canada, USA, China, South Korea, Greece, Brazil, Great Britain, Mexico, Israel, Turkey, Lebanon, Sweden, Spain, South Africa, Liberia, Albania, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, and more! As an added detail, he has included the host nations' flags of the eight of the most recent and future games along the bottom (Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004, Torino 2006, Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010, London 2012, Sochi 2014). An official poster release of the USOC, this is a beauty for your wall, and is bound to be a classic collector's item for years to come!
Publisher: Fine Art Ltd., 2008
Size: 13" x 18" (Small Poster)
Condition: Brand New! Printed on high-quality gallery stock.
Price: $19.95 USD
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Item Number: FA077
"The World to Beijing" 2008 Olympics Art by Datian He