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Mind the Gap: Graphic and Poster Design on the London Underground Charles Harris Wednesday 27 February 2019

Examining the world-beating graphics, designs, posters and other decorative art created for the London Underground. From early days through to the new Elizabeth Line, this lecture is crammed with well-known artists and great stories. Many of the world’s cleverest artists have worked for the London Underground and still do! Edward McKnight Kauffer, F. C. Herrick, Tom Eckersley, Edward Johnston, Harry Beck, Abram Games – even Laura Knight did posters for the London Underground.