Kennedy Graphics, 1976.
Poster. Color screenprint. Measures 39 3/4" x 24 7/8." Signed and numbered in pencil in lower margin. 51/200.
Expressionist poster for the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal featuring runners and the Olympic torch, framed by a five-color striped border. Poster was designed by Romare Beardon and is signed in pencil in the lower right. Limited edition of 200. In excellent condition. Full margins.
Romare Beardon (1911-1988) was an American artist, social worker, and writer. He was a founding member of both the Harlem-based art group known as The Spiral and of the Black Academy of Arts and Letters. He was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1972, and received the National Medal of Arts in 1987.