16 December 2019


Bedwyr Williams Creates 31st Edition Of Pocket Tube Map

Art on the Underground is pleased to present a new work by Welsh artist Bedwyr Williams for the 31st edition of the Pocket Tube map.

3 April 2019


Laure Prouvost To Produce New Art On The Underground Commission

The French/British artist Laure Prouvost has been commissioned by Art on the Underground to create a major new artwork. This ambitious city-wide series of posters will take-over advertising sites across all 270 London Underground stations will be her first UK public commission.

7 June 2018


Heather Phillipson Unveils New Art on the Underground Commission

A major commission by British artist Heather Phillipson for the disused platform at Gloucester Road Underground station has been unveiled by Art on the Underground.

24 December 2017

Art On The Underground Mark Woman’s Right To Vote Centenary With Year Of Women Artists

A large London-wide exhibition of work by women artists will run across the capital in 2018 to celebrate 100 years since women won the right to vote in the UK, as part of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s new gender equality campaign.

4 July 2017


Daniel Buren Tottenham Court Road Tube Station Art Officially Unveiled

The first permanent public commission in the UK by the internationally acclaimed French artist, Daniel Buren, was officially inaugurated, this week utilising Tottenham Court Road Tube station as a backdrop to Buren’s signature geometric patterns and stripes. This replaces the controversial removal of the mosaic murals by the Modern British artist Eduardo Paolozzi.

3 December 2015


Assemble: Turner Prize Nominated Collective Receive Art On The Underground Commission

The Turner Prize 2016 nominated, ‘Assemble’, the architecture and design collective, have announced a new commission from Art on the Underground. This is the official art programme for Transport for London (TfL), and will take place at Seven Sisters Tube station. The project is part of Underline, a series of commissions for the Victoria line in 2015-16.   From early […]

29 October 2015


Art On The Underground Launches New Video Work By Benedict Drew

Art on the Underground is about to launch the new commission by British artist Benedict Drew. In this instance the artist plays with the language of advertising, with a new video work being displayed on digital screens on the London Underground network. The work, titled ‘de-re-touch’, has been created in direct response to London Underground’s […]

28 September 2015


Art On The Underground Announces New Commission By Benedict Drew

Art on the Underground has announced a new commission by British artist Benedict Drew. Playing with the language of advertising, the new video work will be displayed on digital screens on the London Underground network. It will be accompanied by an audio piece comprised of ten tracks, available to download for free from the Art […]

29 June 2015


Art On The Underground – New Commission From Turner Prize-Nominated Assemble

Art on the Underground, the official art programme for Transport for London (TfL), announces Underline, a year-long interdisciplinary celebration of the Victoria line. The Crossrail of its day, the Victoria line from Walthamstow to Victoria was opened in 1969, the first new Underground line to be built in 60 years. With commissions from three visual […]

28 November 2014


Art On The Underground Commissions Tube Map Cover From French Artist Daniel Buren

Art on the Underground has commissioned French artist Daniel Buren to create a new artwork for the 21st edition of the Tube map cover series. Each Tube map cover offers a unique artwork to customers travelling by Tube. This small-scale, yet monumental commission now in its 10th year, places the best international art into the […]

26 September 2013


Art On The Underground Launches Futuristic Lunar Express Announcements

London commuters will be transported into outer space with futuristic Tube announcements in latest commission from Art on the UndergroundFrom Thursday 26 September, some passengers on the Central line will be launched on a fantasy outer space trip in Transporter, a new commission from Art on the Underground to artist Harold Offeh, working with young […]

9 May 2013


Art On The Underground Launches Schools Poster Competition

Art on the Underground is calling on 5 to 18 year olds to create a poster to celebrate the Tube’s 150th anniversary.  The competition draws upon Labyrinth, a major project by artist Mark Wallinger, who has created a unique artwork for each of the 270 Tube stations for the anniversary. The design can be inspired by […]

7 February 2013


Mark Wallinger Spearheads London Underground’s Largest Art Commission

Mark Wallinger has been chosen as the artist to spearhead the largest ever commission for London Underground. 270 permanent art works are to be displayed at Tube stations around London. The first ten artworks to go on display from 7 February ,are by the 53 year old artist who was teaching at Goldsmiths when Damien […]

6 December 2012


Art On The Underground Present BFI Art Film Season

The final instalment of Canary Wharf Screen will see Art on the Underground collaborate with BFI to produce a season of films showcasing previously unseen footage, rare and restored film, and recent experimental works by some of today’s most renowned British moving image artists. The three-part programme, sourced from the BFI National Archive, will be […]

7 June 2012


Sarah Morris Selected For Gloucester Road Underground Commission

The twelfth commission for Gloucester Road Tube Station, Art on the Underground has invited internationally renowned artist Sarah Morris to create an epic artwork for the eighteen arches extending the length of a disused platform.  As trains enter the station, viewers of Morris’s work will experience an evolving spectrum of geometry and colour, that unites […]

2 June 2012


Art Below Pop Up Exhibition For Londoners On The Move

Art Below the innovative ‘Pop Up’  contemporary art gallery that cleverly utilises poster space, in tube stations and on billboards, are exhibiting  the works of over 60 artists from over 12 countries in 20 stations throughout the London Underground throughout the ‘Jubilee’ month of June. The work will also be showcased as framed prints at  […]

1 September 2011


Artist Michael Landy Maps London Underground

An exciting new work by British artist Michael Landy titled ‘All my lines in the palm of your hand‘ is the latest artist commission work from Art on the Underground. it was designed  for the front cover of the Pocket Tube Map, and is now available from Tube stations from yesterday  31st August 2011. The […]