Lot 197: Nikepark: 5 Posters. 1998
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: ANONYMOUS Size: 46 3/4 x 68 3/4 in./118.8 x 173.7 cm The FIFA World Cup of 1998, hosted by France, became one of the shining moments in French national history as Les Bleus defeated reigning champions Brazil in the Final 3-0. Commissioned by Nike, this visually striking set of five posters was criticized for deploying imagery reminiscent of Italian Fascism, and the series was quickly banned, making these posters exceptionally rare and sought-after. (soccer, )
Condition Report: A/ P.
Dimensions: 46 3/4 x 68 3/4 in./118.8 x 173.7 cm
Artist or Maker: ANONYMOUS