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Artistic licence: the creative use of the roundel in posters BSL Interpreted

Claire Dobbin, London Transport Museum Project Curator and Co-curator, The art of the poster - a century of design.

On the occassion of Art on the Underground's exhibition, 100 Years, 100 Artists, 100 Works of Art'.

A talk on the history of the 'creative' roundel, the symbol for London Underground and London's Transport system, looking at how artists have playfully used it in poster designs for nearly 100 years. Including an exhibition tour - linking historic examples with contemporary artists' interpretations.


Claire Dobbin | talks | www


Date and Time:

11 October 2008 at 2:00 pm


1 hour



A Foundation Gallery
Rochelle School
Arnold Circus
E2 7ES
020 7 027 8694
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Art on the Underground
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This talk will be British Sign Language interpreted

Art on the Underground

100 Years
100 Artists
100 Works of Art
9 - 30 October, Wednesday - Sunday, 12 - 6pm

An exhibition of new works by 100 contemporary artists celebrating 100 years of London Underground and London Transport's symbol, the Roundel.

Venue: A Foundation Gallery
Rochelle School
Arnold Circus
London E2 7ES

For further details tfl.gov.uk/art

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