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Olympic Images: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • ISSN: 2045-5879
  • E-ISSN: 2045-5887


This reflection explores the connection between art and the lived experience offering insight into the topic of phenomenology and visual culture through the work ‘Flow Line’ by Daijiro Ohara. Popular posters like this one, designed for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games can support learning in foundational art history courses. The poster design by Ohara is explored visually through formal analysis and thematically to highlight the way in which interpretation of the poster can be constructed using an important postmodern methodology.


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