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PARSONS > The Intelligence Of Popular Things: Henry Beck's London Underground Diagram, 1931-2011

The Intelligence Of Popular Things: Henry Beck's London Underground Diagram, 1931-2011

Exhibitions are on-going throughout the festival. Please check the Exhibition listings.

4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

How does radical innovation happen in design? How , in 1931, did an unemployed 28-year-old find the courage to break with every precedent and invent a new way of mapping the city? And why, eighty years on, do people still love the abstraction he produced? 

Lecture by Clive Dilnot, Professor of Design Studies, School of Art and Design History and Theory

This event is a part of the Parsons Festival 2011.

 


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Location:

2 West 13th Street, 11th Floor, Room L1103

Admission:
Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served




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