Tennant Lecture Series: Underground Cathedrals
Online via Zoom
Thursday 18 Mar 2021
19:00 - 20:30 GMT
A Talk by Ian Swankie for the Tennant Lecture Series 'Underground Cathedrals'
The world’s first underground railway has a wonderful heritage of architecture, ingenious design, powerful advertising posters and unique calligraphy. In this talk Ian Swankie will plot the early development of the Underground, look at some of the iconic posters, and celebrate the award-winning architecture of the modern Tube in the Jubilee Line Extension.
He will also take a look at some of the new Elizabeth Line (Crossrail) stations, designed by some of the world’s top architects. Ian Swankie is a Londoner with a passion for art and architecture. He is a top guide at both Tate Modern and Tate Britain.
This talk will take place online via Zoom and the link will be emailed to all the day of the talk.