Friday, November 4, 2011

Posters for London 2012 Olympics unveiled

                                                              The 12 posters
    Olympic officials on Friday unveiled the posters for the London 2012 games, which highlight 12 different takes on how to celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic games.Leading British artists including the controversial Tracey Emin and Turner Prize-winner Martin Creed designed the posters, joining a tradition that dates back to 1912 and has showcased the works of others such as Andy warhol and David Hockney.The image features two kissing birds sitting on a branch above the words "You inspire me with Your determination And I love you."
  Members of the public will be able to buy posters of the 12 images for 7 pounds ($11.20) or as limited-edition prints.
A set of the images has been given to Queen Elizabeth II for the Royal Collection and they will be displayed at Prime Minister David Cameron's residence, 10 Downing Street, in 2012.

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