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Labyrinth: A Journey Through London’s Underground

Date uploaded: October 13, 2014

Turner Prize winning artist Mark Wallinger presents Labyrinth: A Journey Through London’s Underground, a new publication comprehensively detailing his major permanent work, Labyrinth, on the London Underground. Art on The Underground presents a special edition to commemorate this iconic project.

Available in an exclusive edition of 270, one book per London Underground station, each is signed and numbered by the artist. The book is beautifully bound in a black embossed hardback cover, with its own unique bookplate. Funds raised support the Art on The Underground programme.

Commissioned in 2013 by Art on the Underground to mark London Underground’s 150th Anniversary, Labyrinth saw the creation of a vast, permanent work of public art across the entire network, layered with rich cultural and historical references. In each of the Underground’s 270 stations, Wallinger placed a uniquely designed labyrinth, an ancient symbol representing spiritual and imaginative voyages akin to the countless circuitous journeys made on the Tube.

Labyrinth: A Journey Through London’s Underground, published by Art/Books, is a compelling record of this extraordinary project, as well as a vivid celebration of the London Underground and of London itself. Alongside striking new photographs of all 270 labyrinths in situ, and fascinating facts about each station and their surrounds, the publication contains a number of original essays on the project.

To purchase this edition or to request a unique Underground station email: [email protected] or click here for further information.