Poster Art 150: London Underground's Greatest Designs  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 5TH JANUARY 2014

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Poster Art 150: London Underground's Greatest Designs The London Underground is not only famous for its ingenious concept and operation but also the artwork that features on the tunnel walls. Since its first graphic poster commission in 1908, the London Underground has commissioned countless outstanding poster designs and has become a pioneering patron of poster art. Poster Art 150 will exhibit 150 of the best designs - chosen by an independent panel - that have been displayed over the years. Well-known pieces such as Man Ray's 'Keeps London Going' pair will feature alongside lesser-known works. Visitors will be asked to vote for their favourite poster and the most popular one will be revealed at the end of the exhibition. The exhibition has been extended from October 2013 to run until 5th January 2014 due to popular demand.

 

About London Transport Museum

After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through the 200-year history of public transport, arranged according to several themes: London Transport's famous design heritage, the poster collection, public transport during both World Wars and plans for the capital's development in the twenty-first century. More about London Transport Museum

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The Design LineThe Design LineTake a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition.2017-01-17T10:00:00+00002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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London Transport Museum, 39  Wellington Street      WC2E 7BB
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
PRICING  Free with admission £16, concs £13.50, under 18s/TFL staff Free, under 12s must be accompanied by a paying adult
DATES  19th May to 3rd September 2017
VENUE  London Transport Museum 
Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 entries shortlisted for the 2017 Prize for Illustration reflect the Sounds of the City. Taking inspiration from the familiar, the curious, the persistent and the distinctive chorus of sounds we hear about us day and night, this is a celebration of the hubbub and the quiet spaces, ... More about this event
 

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