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Many artists have created works that are situated in the district – this walk turns the district into an outdoor gallery.

PUBLIC ART

Many artists have created works that are situated in the district – this walk turns the district into an outdoor gallery.

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Banksy, untitled, near Marble Arch

This artwork, thought to have been created by Banksy during the Extinction Rebellion protests in 2019, is located next to Marble Arch station and depicts a child planting a sapling, alo...

Antony Gormley, Room, The Beaumont Hotel

Part artwork, part functioning hotel suite, Antony Gormley’s Room extends from The Beaumont Hotel with stacks of silver blocks, which together form a cubist crouching figure. The spac...

Henry Moore, Time-Life Screen, New Bond Street 

Henry Moore is largely considered to be one of the most significant British artists of the 20th Century. In 1953, he unveiled a sculpture made up of four monolithic stones for the Tim...

Elisabeth Frink, Horse and Rider, Bond Street

Frink’s Bronze equestrian sculpture shows a man riding naked on a horse, with no equipment. The artist described her work, which is part of an edition of three (another is located in ...

The Photographers' Gallery

The Photographers' Gallery was founded in 1971 as the first public gallery in the United Kingdom devoted solely to photography....

Barbara Hepworth, Winged Figure, Holles Street/John Lewis

Pioneering artist Barbara Hepworth created Winged Figure in 1963, and it has since gone on to become one of her best known works. Mounted onto the south-east side of the John Lewis depa...

Jaume  Plensa, Breathing, Broadcasting House

Spanish artist Plensa created Breathing for the roof of Broadcasting House on Portland Place. The 48-foot-high inverted glass cone is etched with a text by the artist about silence. At ...

Eduardo  Paolozzi, mosaics, Tottenham Court Road station  

Completed in 1986,  Paolozzi’s  glass mosaics stretch across 950 square metres of Tottenham Court Road station. In 2017, the artwork was part of a major restoration project, with ...

Daniel Buren, Diamonds and Circles, Tottenham Court Road station 

In 2017, French artist Daniel Buren transformed Tottenham Court Road station with his signature geometric style, creating a colourful installation for the vast central ticket hall and s...