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London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza, WC2E 7BB
020 7379 6344; 020 7565 7299 (24 hour)
£15/£11.50 (adults); under 16 free
15-Feb-13 to 1-Oct-13
10am-6pm Mon-Thur & Sat-Sun; 11am-6pm Fri
Poster Art 150 – London Underground's Greatest Designs
Since its first graphic poster commission in 1908, London Underground has developed a worldwide reputation for commissioning outstanding poster designs, becoming a pioneering patron of poster art - a legacy that continues today. Poster Art 150 will showcase 150 of the best designs which have been chosen by an independent panel. Visitors will be invited to vote for their favourites and the most popular poster will be revealed at the end of the exhibition. Well-known posters, including the surrealist photographer Man Ray's ‘Keeps London Going' pair, will feature alongside lesser-known gems. The exhibition will also offer a rare chance to view letter-press posters from the late nineteenth century.
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