100 Years of the Roundel

Roundel artwork by Alicia Framis. All images courtesy the artists and Transport for London
To celebrate 100 years of London Underground’s iconic roundel emblem, Art on the Underground has commissioned 100 contemporary artists to create artworks based on the symbol.

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Roundel artwork by Alicia Framis. All images courtesy the artists and Transport for London

To celebrate 100 years of London Underground’s iconic roundel emblem, Art on the Underground has commissioned 100 contemporary artists to create artworks based on the symbol.

The artworks are currently on show at the Rochelle School in Shoreditch, London, until October 30 and a number of them will also appear as posters on the Underground network. Here is a selection of our favourites.

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By Catherine Yass

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By Paul McDevitt

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By Susan Hiller

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By Yinka Shonibare

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By Rose Fin Kelcey

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By Bob and Roberta Smith

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By Jim Isermann

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By Paul Noble

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By Henrik Hakkanson

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By Clare Woods

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By Des Hughes

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By Peter Blake

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By Phil Allen

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By Simon Bedwell

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By James Ireland

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