Name That List, #52

What is this a list of? The answer is below in extended.

  • Mixed architecture
  • Town planning
  • Mixed literature
  • Dramatic works
  • Lyric and speculative works
  • Mixed music
  • Compositions for orchestra
  • Solo and chorus compositions
  • Instrumental and chamber
  • Vocal
  • Mixed painting
  • Drawings and water colors
  • Engravings and etchings
  • Graphic works
  • Paintings
  • Mixed sculpturing
  • Reliefs and medallions
  • Statues


They were some of the competitions awarded medals at the 1948 Olympics.

The Olympics featured “art competitions” from 1912 to 1948. They were eventually abandoned because of the objection that everyone competing in them was a professional rather than an amateur. But now that professionals are allowed to compete, maybe we’ll see their return!

More info: Wikipedia (Art competitions at the Summer Olympics), and Wikipedia's List of Olympic medalists in art competitions
     Posted By: Alex - Fri Dec 07, 2018
     Category: Name That List

My guess was they were all courses offered at a school for the blind and visually impaired.
Posted by Fritz G on 12/07/18 at 08:55 AM
My guess was about the same as Fritz's: the course offering at Tommy's Holiday Camp.
Posted by Virtual on 12/07/18 at 09:45 AM
The drug testing now could be a sport in itself.
Posted by BMN on 12/07/18 at 10:08 AM
I at first considered it was an inventory from the home of an eccentric historical person.

agent j
Posted by agent j on 12/07/18 at 10:32 AM
I understand that the ancient Olympics included art competitions, and that also those contestants who won received handsome monetary rewards, often provided by their own home towns. At least that was I was told when I toured the ruins ancient Olympia in 1970, when I was in college.
Posted by Joshua Zev Levin, Ph.D. on 12/10/18 at 05:07 AM
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