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Gifts from the Gods: Art and the Olympic Ideal

Gifts from the Gods: Art and the Olympic Ideal
SAN FRANCISCO  •  Legion of Honor  •  Ongoing
This exhibition, coinciding with the opening of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, draws together outstanding examples of art related to the Olympics from its ancient roots until today to reveal the continuity of the Olympic ideal and the rich and diverse expressions of the body in motion. Masterpieces of Greek and Roman coinage that celebrate the Olympic Games, the gods, and the victorious athletes are supplemented by additional works of art from the Museumsí collections inspired by modern-day Olympics.

Legion of Honor Website


Legion of Honor
Lincoln Park
34th Avenue & Clement Street
San Francisco, CA 94121

Tel: (1) 415 750 36 00

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