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London attractions: The Poster King at The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
Published: Sunday 11th of September 2011
The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art is unveiling new exhibition The Poster King on September 14th, no doubt attracting many art enthusiasts looking for things to do in London.
Running until December 18th, the exhibition celebrates the work of Edward McKnight Kauffer, who drew inspiration from styles including Japanese art, Fauvism, Vorticism and Constructivism.
The artist was best known for his inter-war years posters created for clients such as London Underground and Shell.
In addition to his celebrated graphic work, the exhibition includes lesser-known paintings and prints as well as photographs, working drawings and original designs.
While at the Estorick Collection, visitors may also want to browse some of the museum's extensive permanent pieces.
The museum, which was founded by poet FT Marinetti in 1909, is renowned for its core of Futurist works and also encompasses a number of sculptures.
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