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.
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
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]