Art competitions at the 1920 Summer Olympics
Art competitions were held as part of the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium. Medals were awarded in five categories (architecture, literature, music, painting, and sculpture), for works inspired by sport-related themes.
Art competitions were part of the Olympic program from 1912 to 1948, but were discontinued due to concerns about amateurism and professionalism. Since 1952, a non-competitive art and cultural festival has been associated with each Games.
|Architecture||none awarded|| Holger Sinding-Larsen (NOR)
Project for a gymnastics school
|Literature|| Raniero Nicolai (ITA)
| Theodore Andrea Cook (GBR)
"Olympic Games of Antwerp"
| Maurice Bladel (BEL)|
"La Louange des Dieux"
|Music|| Georges Monier (BEL)
| Oreste Riva (ITA)
|Painting||none awarded|| Henriette Brossin de Polanska (FRA)
| Alfred Ost (BEL)|
"Joueur de Football"
|Sculpture|| Albéric Collin (BEL)
| Simon Goossens (BEL)
| Alphons De Cuyper (BEL)|
"Lanceur de Poids" and "Coureur"
At the time, medals were awarded to these artists, but art competitions are no longer regarded as official Olympic events by the International Olympic Committee. These events do not appear in the IOC medal database, and these totals are not included in the IOC's medal table for the 1920 Games.
|Great Britain (GBR)||0||1||0||1|
|Totals (5 nations)||3||5||3||11|
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- Wagner, Juergen. "Olympic Art Competition 1920". Olympic Games Museum. Archived from the original on 1 May 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-25.
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