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Centennial Olympic Games:
Men’s Hurdles

Airbrush and ink on paper affixed to board

Artist: Richard Waldrep
Art director: Carl T. Herrman
First day of issue: May 2, 1996


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Artists commissioned to create new Olympics stamps typically have to find fresh ways to depict familiar subjects. Robert M. Cunningham solves this problem admirably by focusing on the mesmerizing forms and shapes of three runners frozen in time.
 
   

 

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