- The University of Texas National Championship 2005
"The University of Texas National Championship 2005" is a
paintingby Opie Otterstad. It was commissioned in 2006 by The University of Texas at Austin to commemorate the 2005 Texas Longhorn football teamwho won the 2005 NCAA Division I-A national football championshipin college football. The Longhorns secured the championship by defeating the University of Southern California Trojans in the 2006 Rose Bowl.
The painting was officially unveiled May 6 and 7, 2006, at a gallery called Art on 5th.cite news | title=May 6-7 UT Championship Commemorative - Painting Unveiling | url=http://downtownaustin.com/newsarchive/2006_04_30_archive | work=This week in downtown | date=
6 May 2006| accessdate=2006-07-26] The work is oil on canvas. Following his usual practice, Otterstad completed the painting without the use of paint brushes. The painting consists of 15 separate images, each painted on a separate canvas and then stitched together to form a single work measuring approximately 5 feet high by 8 feet wide (1.52 by 2.44 metres). Each image features one moment from either the championship game or the ensuing Texas celebration.
Some figures from past Texas seasons are also included in the background, such as James Street handing off to Billy Dale which was a famous play from the 1969 championship.cite news | url=http://www.kxan.com/Global/story.asp?S=4860785 | title=Official UT commemorative paintings on display | publisher=KXAN | date=
4 May 2006| accessdate=2006-07-26] Darrell Royal's face appears as a shadow behind the image of Mack Brownholding aloft the championship trophy.
* [http://www.opieart.com/ut_collection.html Opie Otterstad: The University of Texas Rose Bowl Collection]
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