HomeArtDaniel Buren Remixes The Roundel Leading French Artist Designed the 21st Edition of London Tube Map Cover As one of the first artists in the Art on the Underground tube map series to use the Underground’s iconic roundel symbol in their artwork, leading French conceptual artist Daniel Buren’s new map cover design gives it a fresh, yet familiar new look. ‘Buren has encapsulated the experience of the individual’s journey in a mass transport system, playing with the graphic representation of the Tube – London Underground’s iconic roundel.’ – Eleanor Pinfield, Head of Art on the Underground Rising to prominence in the 1960s, Buren became well known for his use of contrasting colored stripes and abstraction, in an effort to integrate his artworks into architectural environments. The new design, complemented by a larger Tube poster called From a Single One To Millions, Part 2: Ink On Paper, incorporates his trademark style. Art on the Underground took over the Tube map in 2004, and this, their 21st edition of the series is released today (Friday 28 November). If you are in London, make sure to pick one up. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Comment comments policy - Please don't leave racist, homophobic, sexist or other offensive comments. - Please don't use any offensive words. - Please don't use this comments section for self promotion. - Please don't get too personal.