Poster Girls — A century of art and design (Oct 2017)

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London Transport Museum, Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London
Tel:
0207 379 6344

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
13th October 2017 to 1st January 2019
10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Sun); Last entry 45 mins before closing
Tickets & Cost:
Included in the cost of your admission ticket. See ltmuseum.co.uk

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The Poster Girls exhibition at the London Transport Museum will highlight the important contribution that female designers have made to poster design during the last 100 years.

The exhibition will share the stories behind over 150 posters and original artworks by leading artists such as Mabel Lucie Attwell, Laura Knight, Enid Marx and Zandra Rhodes, as well as some extraordinary works by long-forgotten names.

The works use a wide-variety of of artistic styles and mediums from modernist, figurative and flat colour, to boldly patterned abstract works in collage and oil.

 

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