Competition or exhibition? The Olympic arts and cultural policy rhetoric

@inproceedings{Ingraham2018CompetitionOE,
  title={Competition or exhibition? The Olympic arts and cultural policy rhetoric},
  author={Chris Ingraham},
  year={2018}
}
Though they are widely forgotten today, the modern Olympic Games once offered competitive medals for art. This tradition, which lasted through the seven summer Games held from 1912 to 1948, found artists competing for gold much as athletes do now. These artists represented their nation in judged competitive events showcasing artistic works. In its initial form, the ‘pentathlon of the muses,’ as it was called, included competitive events in Architecture, Musical Composition, Sculpture, Painting… CONTINUE READING