Olympic Art Visions

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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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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Artists create and share their vision of the Games at Rio 2016

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