Today, Art on the Underground, the official art programme for Transport for London (TfL), is launching the latest pocket Tube map, one of the most widely viewed art commissions in the world. For this 22nd edition, Art on the Underground has commissioned London-based Argentinian artist Pablo Bronstein to create a cover, which will be printed on 12 million copies. The artwork, entitled Design for a magnificent London Underground Grand Pendulum in gilt bronze, depicts a Tube tunnel entrance embellished with a Baroque-inspired clock. The artwork places 18th Century ornate design against the progressive ideals of the 19th Century urban architecture of the Underground, where form is dictated by function. Clocks have long served as objects of celebration for important events and Bronstein’s piece playfully reflects on the Tube itself, celebrating the experience of time and

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