Who Knew? Art as Olympic SportPosted on October 12, 2012
You can learn something new every day. I never knew that painting was a longtime Olympic sport, with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals awarded at each of the Games. It was stopped in 1952 because artists were considered to be "professionals". Read this article to see that I am not pulling your leg. The competitions were all "jury judged". Who knew? I didn’t. Did you?