Artists' playful reinventions of the London Underground roundel

100 artworks made in 2008 to mark the centenary of the London Underground roundel logo have been put on display at Southwark Tube Station.

Artists' playful reinventions of the London Underground roundel
Artists' playful reinventions of the London Underground roundel
Artists' playful reinventions of the London Underground roundel

Four years ago 100 contemporary artists were commissioned to make new works of art inspired by the London Underground logo: – red circle bisected by a blue bar.

The artists responded in photography, paint, drawing, print, collage and sculpture.

Images of the resulting works have now been displayed on the hoardings around Southwark Underground Station to mark the launch of a new book published by Art/Books with an introduction by Jonathan Glancey.

The display is the latest in a series of Art on the Underground projects to make use of the hoardings around the edge of Southwark Underground Station at the corner of The Cut and Blackfriars Road.

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