22 — 25 March 2018

Morag Myerscough

The Other Art Fair: London
Victoria House, Southampton Row, London, WC1A 2QP, UK

Tickets available here

17 March — 9 June 2018

Train Landscape

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship
Compton Verney, Warwickshire, CV35 9HZ, UK

See ‘The crew with no name’, John Walters’ review of the exhibition in Eye 95.

16 March — 5 May 2018

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Experimental Jetset – Superstructure

Project Rooms 1 & 2, RMIT Design Hub, Building 100, Corner of Victoria
and Swanston Streets, Carlton

The first Australian retrospective by Dutch ‘design
superstars’ Experimental Jetset.

Above: Experimental Jetset (L-R Marieke, Erwin, Danny), in front of Les Tableaux Vivants, 2017. Painting and photo by Karina Bisch.

to 23 March 2018


Collecting Malcolm Garrett:
Snapshots from the World of Tomorrow

Part of Design Manchester Festival.
Special Collections Gallery, 3rd floor, All Saints Library, All Saints, Manchester M15 6BH, UK



to 24 March 2018

Gianluigi Coppola_The Case of the Curious Bride_1966, mixed media_copyright Lever Gallery

Uncovered. Illustrating the Sixties and Seventies

Original artworks created for book covers, magazine illustrations and posters, including work by Ian Robertson, Michael Johnson, Renato Fratini, Gianluigi Coppola, Giorgio De Gaspari and Pino Dell’Orco.

Lever Gallery, 153 -157 Goswell Road, London EC1V 7HD
Tue–Fri 10–5pm; Saturday 10–3pm, or by appointment,

Above: Gianluigi Coppola, The Case of the Curious Bride, 1966. © Lever Gallery.

to 25 March 2018


Sam Winston: Darkness Visible
An immersive installation that explores perception and spoken word which is the result of artist Sam Winston’s interrogation of the creative impact of working in complete darkness.
National Poetry Library, Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX, UK

See ‘Pictures made of books’ in Eye 94.

to 25 March 2018


Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Lucinda Rogers, Eugene at North Eastern Motors.

See ‘Draw the truth’ on the Eye blog and ‘Market forces’ in Eye 95.

to 25 March, 2018


Robert Rauschenberg: Erasing the Rules
SFMOMA, 151 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Above: Robert Rauschenberg, Collection, 1954/55; collection SFMOMA, gift Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson.
© Robert Rauchenberg Foundation

30 March 2017 —

Brendan Dawes: Fermata
A new digital art installation, open Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm.
Bruntwood’s Neo building, ground floor, Charlotte Street, Manchester M1 4ET, UK

to 31 March 2018

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Power in Print
An exploration of the art of the Black Power movement poster, a collection-based exhibition that pulls together dozens of posters from the Schomburg Center’s Art and Artifacts Division, including a selection of work by artist, designer, and former Minister of Culture of the Black Panther Party, Emory Douglas (above).
Schomburg Center, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd) New York, NY 10037, US

See Noel Douglas’s ‘Treasure trove of graphic resistance’ on the Eye blog.

to 31 March 2018

‘National Theatre Posters’ exhibition, National Theatre, Friday 6 October 2017 until 31 March 2018

National Theatre Posters
Poster design from 1963 to the present, featuring work by Ken Briggs, Richard Bird, Michael Mayhew, Charlotte Wilkinson and current creative director Ollie Winser and the Graphic Design team. An exhibition curated by Eye’s writer at large Rick Poynor.
Wolfson Gallery, National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX, UK

to March 2018


Experiments in Electrostatics: Photocopy Art from the Whitney’s Collection, 1966–1986
Curated by Michelle Donnelly, this show explores the use of photocopiers in the work of artists Edward Meneeley, Lesley Schiff, Robert Whitman and the International Society of Copier Artists.
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Lesley Schiff, Flower in Hand, 1981.

to 1 April 2018

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ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX, UK

Above: Francis Alÿs, The Upset Bucket, 1991–92. Oil on canvas (oil, graphite and masking tape on vellum in two parts), Painting 31.8 × 40 × 5.1 cm, Drawing 43.8 × 64.8 × 5.1 cm. Image courtesy of David Zwirner, New York/London © Francis Alÿs

to 2 April 2018

to 2 April 2018


Private and Anonymous Photography from the Collection of Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge
Museum der Dinge, Oranienstraße 25, 10999 Berlin, Germany

Above: Anonymous © Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge, Photo: Armin Herrmann.

to 8 April 2018


Double Vision
The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139, US

Above: installation view

to 8 April 2018

to 8 April 2018


Bildfabriken. Infografik 1920–1945. Fritz Kahn, Otto Neurath et al.
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Deutsches Buch- und Schriftmuseum, Deutscher Platz 1, 04103 Leipzig, Germany

to 8 April 2018


Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: 'Bump, bump, bump', pencil drawing by E. H. Shepard, from Winnie-the-Pooh, chapter 1, 1926. © The Shepard Trust

See ‘The visual language of Pooh’ by Clare Walters on the Eye blog.

to 15 April 2018

to 15 April 2018


Painting Power: The Art of Terence Cuneo
Brynmor Jones Library, The University of Hull, 75/76 Carr Lane, Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3AQ, UK

to 15 April 2018

Peter Lavery

Peter Lavery: Circus Work
The Harley Gallery, A60 Mansfield Road, Welbeck, Worksop, Nottinghamshire S80 3LW, UK

to 15 April 2018

Ferrari: Under the skin

Ferrari: Under the Skin
The Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG, UK

to 15 April 2018


Designs on Britain
A look at how twentieth-century British design was shaped by pioneering Jewish émigré designers – including Dorrit Dekk, F. H. K. Henrion and Hans Schleger – who brought with them a knowledge of Modernism and transformed the practice and language of design in the UK.
Jewish Museum London, Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, London NW1 7NB, UK

Above: Jan Le Witt and George Him, Walk When You Can poster.

to 22 April 2018

Edward Burra, The Band, 1934, HIGH RES

Rhythm & Reaction: The Age of Jazz in Britain
Two Temple Place, London WC2R 3BD, UK

Above: Edward Burra, The Band, 1934.

See ‘Music deco’, a review of ‘Rhythm & Reaction’ by John L. Walters on the Eye blog.

to 22 April 2018

Michael Wolf

Michael Wolf: Life in Cities
The Hague Museum of Photography, Stadhouderslaan 43, 2517 HV Den Haag, NL.

to 22 April 2018

Dynamic Andreas Gursky

Andreas Gursky
German photographer Andreas Gursky is known for his large-scale, often spectacular pictures that portray emblematic sites and scenes of the global economy and contemporary life.
Hayward Gallery, Belvedere Road, Southbank Centre,
London SE1 8XX, UK

See ‘Fabricated reality’, Rick Poynor’s Photo Critique about Gursky on the Eye website.

to 22 April 2018


Into the Woods: Trees in Photography
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Tal Shochat, Rimon (Pomegranate), 2011. Museum no. E.1127-2012. © Tal Shochat

16 March — 29 April 2018

Robots et autres accidents de Tom Gauld

Dans le cadre des ‘Rencontres de l’Illustration Strasbourg’, les éditions 2024 et l’illustrateur britannique Tom Gauld investissent le Musée Historique de la ville de Strasbourg et proposent un regard décalé sur l’histoire de la ville.

2 rue du vieux Marché aux Poissons, 67000 Strasbourg, France

to 29 April 2018


Quentin Blake: Arrows of Love
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH

to 29 April 2018


20 Years of Penguin Essentials
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Ln, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP, UK

to 29 April 2018


Elizabeth Friedlander
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, Lodge Hill Ln, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP, UK

to 6 May 2018


Type: Harland Miller, David Shrigley, The Connor Brothers and Banksy
Hang-Up Gallery, 81 Stoke Newington Road, Stoke Newington, London N16 8AD, UK

to 6 May 2018


The Lost Words
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AZ, UK

Above: Jackie Morris, Kingfisher.

See ‘Words and the natural world’, Clare Walters’ review of both exhibition and book on the Eye blog.

to 6 May 2018

Art for the Elizabeth Line

Art Capital: Art for the Elizabeth line
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7QX, UK

to 6 May 2018

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Forensic Architecture
Institute of Contemporary Arts
, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, UK

AboveThe Ayotzinapa Case: A Cartography of Violence, 2017. Courtes: Forensic Architecture

to 7 May 2018


POP! Art in a Changing Britain
Pallant House Galleries, 9 North Pallant, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1TJ, UK

Above: Joe Tilson, 1-5 The Senses, 1963, mixed media, Pallant House Gallery (Wilson Loan, 2006) © Joe Tilson.

See ‘Pop justice’ on the Eye blog.

to 13 May 2018

Mark Dion, The Wonder Workshop, 2015 (detail), dark oak cabinets, epoxy resin, paint, 124 magic sculpt objects, installation view of Future Histories: Mark Dion and Arseny Zhilyaev at Casa dei Trei Oci, Venice, 2015

Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High St, London, E1 7QX, UK

to 13 May 2018


Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
House of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, King’s Cross, London N1C 4BH, UK

Above: Collection of Nicholas Bonner, image courtesy of Phaidon.

to 19 May 2018

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Deborah Roberts: The Evolution of Mimi
Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, 440 Westview Drive, SW Atlanta, GA 30310, US

to 20 May 2018

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Paul Pfeiffer
Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Above: Paul Pfeiffer, Three Figures In A Room, 2015–16. 48 minutes, looped. © Paul Pfeiffer. Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

to 27 May 2018


Spanish Still Life
Bozar / Centre for Fine Arts, Rue Ravensteinstraat 23, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

to 3 June 2018

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Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2018
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Mathieu Asselin Heather Bowser holds a photograph of her father, Morris Bowser, Ohio, 2012 © Mathieu Asselin, all rights reserved.

to 3 June 2018


Anthony McCall: Solid Light Works
The Hepworth Wakefield, Gallery Walk, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 5AW, UK

Above: Anthony McCall, Face to Face II, 2013. Installation view Eye Film Museum, Amsterdam 2014. Photo: Hans Wilschut.

to 3 June 2018

Man in makeup wearing ring. Photograph from a photo booth, with highlights of color. United States, circa 1920. © Sebastian Lifshitz Collection Courtesy of Sebastian Lifshitz and The Photographers’ Gallery

Under Cover: A Secret History Of Cross-Dressers
The Photographers’ Gallery, 16-18 Ramillies Street, London W1F 7LW, UK

Above: Man in makeup wearing ring. Photograph from a photo booth, with highlights of colour. US, ca. 1920. © Sebastian Lifshitz Collection Courtesy of Sebastian Lifshitz and The Photographers’ Gallery.

to 10 June 2018


Zoe Leonard: Survey
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street
New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Zoe Leonard, Niagara Falls no. 4, 1986 / 1991. Courtesy of the artist.

to 15 July 2018

Lamy Scribble ballpoint pen

Design Studio: Processes
Museum für Gestaltung, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Above: Hannes Wettstein, draft, engineering drawing, and prototype for Lamy Scribble ballpoint pen, 1997–2005, © Hürlemann AG.

to 17 June 2018

Empress of Britain colour lithograph poster for Canadian Pacific Railways, J.R. Tooby, London, 1920 – 31 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL, UK

to 1 July 2018


Lud­wig Gün­ter Peter Straschek: Emi­gra­tion – Film – Politics
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Günter Peter Straschek in Jean-Marie Straub/Danièle Huillet: Einleitung zu Arnold Schoenbergs ‘Begleitmusik zu einer Lichtspielscene’ [Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s ‘Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene’], 1972. Film still © BELVA Films

to August 19 2018

Dick Bruna, Havank [De weduwe in de wilgen (The Widow in the Willow Trees) / Zwarte Beertjes 241], 1959

The Dark Side of Dick Bruna
Kunsthal Rotterdam, Museumpark, Westzeedijk 341, 3015 AA Rotterdam, Netherlands

to 4 October 2018


Visible Girls: Revisited
Touring 2017 — 2018
Hull Artlink, 7 July – 11 August 2017
Exeter Phoenix, 17 November – 21 December 2017
Norwich Arts Centre, 7 February – 14 March 2018
Bristol 3CA, 6 September – 4 October 2018

to January 2019


Poster Girls
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK

to 10 February 2019


La Raza
The exhibition examines the photography of the influential bilingual newspaper La Raza (1967-1977) and the alternative press of the Chicano Movement, positioning photography as an artistic medium and a powerful tool of social activism.
The Autry Museum in Griffith Park, 4700 Western Heritage Way, Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462, US

Above: Police in front of Lincoln High School, East L.A. c. 1970. La Raza Newspaper & Magazine Records. Coll. 1000. Courtesy of the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.

21 January 2018 —


Scenes from the Collection
The Jewish Museum, 1109 5th Ave at 92nd St, New York, NY 10128, US

Above: Mel Bochner, The Joys of Yiddish, 2012. Courtesy: The Jewish Museum, New York.

28 April 2017 —

Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Oil and graphite pencil on composition board, 24 1/8 × 20 1/8in. (61.3 × 51.1 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of an anonymous donor 58.63

Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1900–1960
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014, US

Above: Charles Demuth (1883‑1935), Buildings, Lancaster, 1930. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

18 August 2017 —

Annette Lemieux (b. 1957), Black Mass, 1991. Latex, acrylic, and oil on canvas, 95 13/16 × 105 × 1 13/16 in. (243.4 × 266.7 × 4.6 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau P.2010.173. © Annette Lemieux

An Incomplete History of Protest: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection, 1940–2017
Whitney Museum of American Art, 99 Gansevoort Street, New York, NY 10014

Above: Annette Lemieux, Black Mass, 1991. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; promised gift of Emily Fisher Landau © Annette Lemieux.




MARCH 2018

23 March, 2018


Reasons to:
The British Library, 96 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2DB, UK

23 March — 22 July 2018

Figure 5 (c) Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

America’s Cool Modernism
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, UK

Above: Charles Demuth, I Saw the Figure 5 in Gold, 1928.
© Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

23 March 2018

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Type Drives Culture
A one day conference, presented by the Type Directors Club, about the influence of type on business, music, fashion, politics and publishing, and vice versa.
SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011, US

23 March 2018

Adventures in Art: Museums and Children’s Books

Discover how the people behind treasured children’s characters have responded to objects found in museums and galleries. Speakers include Kiera Vaclavik, Elizabeth Jacklin, James Mayhew and David Lucas.

10.30 start, £15-50, V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

23 March — 24 June 2018


Berthold Wolpe: The Total Man
Curated and designed by Professor Phil Cleaver.
Lettering Arts Centre, Snape Maltings, Snape 1P17 1SP, UK

23 — 25 March 2018


OFFSET: Dublin 2018
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, Grand Canal Square, Docklands, Dublin 2, Ireland.
Speakers include comic artist Chris Ware, NYT Magazine design director Gail Bichler, director/photographer Aoife McArdle and illustrator Peter Donnelly, among many others. 

Tickets available here soon.

28 March — 12 August 2018

Hope to Nope: Graphics and Politics 2008-18

Design Museum, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG

‘Discover how graphic design and technology have played a pivotal role in dictating and reacting to the major political moments of our times.’

28 March 2018


Tony Di Spigna on Spencerian Script
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603, New York, NY 10018, US


APRIL 2018

11 April 2018


LX Lecture – Charlotte Howarth: lettercarver, lettering artist, messerabout
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK

12 April 2018


LetterHeads: A New Book by Stefan G.Bucher
Talk with Stefan G.Bucher
Type Directors Club, 347 W 36th St Suite 603, New York, NY 10018, US

12 — 14 April 2018

Typo Labs Berlin 2018

TYPO Labs 2018: Berlin
Umweltforum, Pufendorfstraße 11, 10249 Berlin, Germany

Tickets available here

17 April 2018

Italian Graphic Design: Magazines
Giorgio Camuffo and Adrian Shaughnessy.
Italian Cultural Institute London, 39 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8NX, UK

18 April — 24 June

19 — 22 April 2018


Design Ranch 2018
Camp Waldemar, 1005 FM 1340, Hunt, TX 78024, US

21 April 2018 — 27 January 2019


Fashioned From Nature
Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL, UK

Above: Suit, Richard James, 1998, England. Museum no. T.111:1&2-2012. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

24 — 26 April 2018


D&AD Festival 2018
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL, UK


MAY 2018

2 — 6 May 2018


Pictoplasma Conference
Acud Macht Neu, Veteranenstraße 21, 10119 Berlin Mitte, U8 Rosenthaler Platz, Germany
Urban Spree, Revaler Strasse 99, 10245 Berlin, Allemagne, Germany

Above: Victor Castillo at Pictoplasma 2018

11 May — 11 November 2018

© Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

London Nights
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN, UK

Above: A group of 'teddy boys' outside a burger bar; 1962 © Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London

14 May — 23 June 2018


Wim Crouwel - Fascinated by the grid
Ginza Graphic Gallery, DNP Ginza Bldg., 7-7-2 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan

16 May 2018


LX Lecture – Giles Macdonald: lettercarver
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT, UK

17 — 19 May 2018


Typo Berlin 2018: Trigger Your Mind
HKW – House of World Cultures, John-Foster-Dulles-Allee 10, 10557 Berlin, Germany

23 May — 9 September 2018

12.An Old Crab and a Young

Edward Bawden
Dulwich Picture Gallery, Gallery Road, Dulwich, London SE21 7AD, UK

23 — 25 May 2018

Screen Shot 2017-12-06 at 15.33.49

UX London 2018
Laban Theatre, 30 Creekside, London SE8 3DW.

31 May 2018


JUNE 2018

11 — 21 June 2018


A design festival – conference, workshops, TypeLab, book fair – including speakers Parasto Backman, Toshi Omagari and Bobby C. Martin, among many others.
The Cooper Union, 30 Cooper Sq, New York, NY 10003, US

16 June — 23 September 2018


Pho­to­g­ra­pher’s Name: Aenne Bier­mann
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Aenne Biermann, Porträt [Portrait], ca. 1929. Silver gelatin paper, 16.8 x 12.4 cm. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne

23 June — 14 October, 2018


I Was Raised on the Internet
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611, US

Above: Sophia Al-Maria, Installation view of Black Friday at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Photo: Ronald Amstutz



16 — 19 August 2018


Letterheads 2018: London Calling
Letterheads 2018 will draw signwriters and lettering professionals from around the world. In addition, the event will include a free public exhibition, film screenings, demonstrations and lettering & typography tours.
Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London SE1, UK

31 August — 18 November 2018


Robert Delaunay and the City of Light
One of the largest collections of Delaunay’s work in Switzerland shows his innovativeness in abstract art and focuses on themes of light and color. Kunsthaus Zürich, Heimplatz 1, CH–8001 Zurich, Switzerland

Above: Robert Delaunay, Formes Circulaires, Soleil, Lune, 1913.

31 August 2018 — 6 January 2019


Do­ing the Doc­u­ment: Pho­to­graphs from Diane Ar­bus to Pi­et Zwart
The Barten­bach Do­na­tion
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany



13 October 2018 — 3 February 2019


Alexan­der von Hum­boldt: Pho­tog­ra­phy and Le­ga­cy
Museum Ludwig, Heinrich-Böll-Platz, 50667 Cologne, Germany

Above: Paul de Rosti, Mexiko [Mexico](from the album Aufnahmen aus Mexiko und Venezuela 1857–1858 [Photographs from Mexico and Venezuela 1857–1858], gift to Alexander von Humboldt, 1858), 1857/1858. Albumin paper on cardboard. 28.9 x 40.4 cm. Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Reproduction: Rheinisches Bildarchiv Köln/ Cologne



8 November 2018


Talk, Poster Girls: History under wraps
Part of a talk series as part of the ‘Poster Girls’ exhibition programme.
London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, UK