The Graphic Game: Art, design and football on Wearside


What is it about the art and design of Sunderland AFC that makes it such an important part of our football culture? To begin with, I must acknowledge the long history of the genre, but I won’t dwell too much on the grand depiction of Sunderland’s clash with Aston Villa at the old Newcastle Road ground in 1885 by Thomas Hemy that hangs proudly in the main entrance of the Stadium of Light here.

Original Source: Yahoo!

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