London Pass BlogBack to Blog
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.
Get free entry to over 55 top London attractions with a London Pass.
Posted by Michael Edwards
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Thursday 25th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Say hallo to All Hallows Church in London
Wednesday 24th of April 2013 Things to do in London: War Child draws to a close at the British Music Museum
Tuesday 23rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Add a touch of royalty to your trip at the Queen's Gallery
London attractions: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Monday 22nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum
Saturday 13th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Come and bear witness to musical magnificence at Westminster Abbey