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Underground Art: London Transport Posters, 1908 to the Present
by Oliver Green
Since 1908, London Transport has been a major patron of art in Britain, commissioning posters and other artworks from such major artists as Edward McKnight Kauffer, Paul Nash, Graham Sutherland, Man Ray, and others. The rare collection is one of stunning diversity, comprising over 3,000 original posters.This distinguished tradition of art patronage has been vigorously cont ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Laurence King
(first published January 3rd 1991)
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This excellent guide to London Underground posters has many fine examples of items that people would have passed as they travelled across the city. There is a brief & informative history behind the works, but the joy lies in the numerous reproductions of almost 100 years of outstanding artistry.