Olympic Art Visions

Olympic Art Visions is a programme of commissions by the IOC to leading contemporary artists, to allow for the creation of large-scale public art installations and participatory “live performances” during and between different editions of the Games.

The programme aims to bring people together through the presentation of pioneering artworks in public spaces, and to encourage them to join in a fresh dialogue around the Olympic ideals and values.

Ball Game by Leandro Erlich

To mark the first-ever Olympism in Action Forum and the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018, the International Olympic Committee commissioned internationally celebrated conceptual artist Leandro Erlich to create a large-scale, temporary installation to bring to life the Olympic values.
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Discover the Artists in residence

In accordance with Olympic Agenda 2020 the International Olympic Committee has launched for the very first time Artist-in-Residence Programme.  It complemented the cultural programme run by the Organising Committee of the Olympic Games (OCOG) and other cultural bodies.

In Rio, French contemporary artist JR, German writer Tilman Spengler and up-and-coming online artist Gerald Andal (USA) experimented with new ways to express the art of the Olympics.

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