Friday, 27 December 2013

Underground 150

Since all art venues were closed on Boxing Day, I took a rare opportunity to roam some busy streets of central London.

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the world's oldest underground train, Transport for London's Art on the Underground invited 15 artists to participate in the 15 For 150 project.  The limited edition prints I saw at Piccadilly Circus station yesterday include ...

Wolfgang Tillmans:

Idris Khan:

Runa Islam:

TfL's ongoing Tube Map projects have also continued to draw big names this year to design their map covers.  Earlier this year, there was Mona Hatoum (the May 2013 edition):

The most recent is Imran Qureshi's December 2013 edition:

Some more pictures I took yesterday are available at my newly created Twitter site.

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