Otl Aicher Munich 1972 Olympics Design Exhibition

otl aicher exhibition

The Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery located within San Jose State University is hosting an amazing exhibition of graphic design by the office of Otl Aicher for the 1972 Munich Olympics. The exhibition features, posters, books, brochures and signage conceived for the 1972 Olympic identity program. Now you can get a close look at all those pretty isotypes, icons, pictograms, symbols and whatever else you might want to call them.

otl aicher munich olympics

otl aicher olympics identity

Required Viewing for those of us in the Bay Area.

The works in the exhibition are from the collection of guest curator Joe Miller.

The exhibition runs August 26 to September 26, 2008

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 11am-4pm
& Tuesday evening 6-7:30pm,
and by appointment

For more information: visit the exhibition website.

Anyone been to the exhibit yet? Give us the juice in the comments. Also who wants to go? Maybe we can get a group together.

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