The Olympics Is Getting Nearer As 20 Stunning Tokyo 2020 Art Posters Are Revealed

Some of these pieces are stunning in the build-up to this summer's main event
17:21, 08 Jan 2020

It’s the year of the Olympics and 20 stunning ‘art posters’ have been unveiled to countdown to the Tokyo Games.

From stunning drawings to amazing graphics, these really catch the eye.

According to organisers, the brilliant images are intended to increase ‘momentum’ ahead of this summer’s sporting showpiece.

‘PARALYMPIAN’ BY GOO CHOKI PAR
‘PARALYMPIAN’ BY GOO CHOKI PAR
‘NOW IT’S YOUR TURN!’ BY NAOKI URASAWA
‘NOW IT’S YOUR TURN!’ BY NAOKI URASAWA

Tokyo 2020 Official Art Posters Exhibition features posters created for the Olympic and Paralympic Games by international graphic designers, photographers and artists.

The special exhibition will be hosted at the Museum of Contemporary Art in the Japanese capital.

The games, held in Tokyo for a second time after the city hosted the 1964 event, will take place in July and August and the excitement across the globe is building.

Taku Satoh, as reported by Design Week, a Japanese graphic designer, has produced a hand-drawn, abstract image featuring the five Olympic rings, in one of the pieces.

As well, calligrapher Shoko Kanazawa, has created a piece called ‘Fly High!’ which is said to represent the “energy of athletes”.

The exhibition is available to view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo between January 7 and February 16 2020

‘OLYMPIC CLOUD’ BY TAKU SATOH
‘OLYMPIC CLOUD’ BY TAKU SATOH
‘FLY HIGH!’ BY SHOKO KANAZAWA
‘FLY HIGH!’ BY SHOKO KANAZAWA
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