A book of Hayward Gallery exhibition posters

A poster book celebrating past exhibitions at London Southbank Centre’s Hayward Gallery has been released.

Hayward Gallery On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery

On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery contains marketing posters created by designers such as Neville Brody, Theo Crosby, Roger Huggett and Richard Hollis. 

Hayward Gallery On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery

Source: Show: Dada and Surrealism Reviewed, 1978. Poster design: Edward Wright

The book, spanning exhibitions from 1970 to 1992, is A3 in size and has perforated pages, so that the posters can be removed and framed. 

The book was curated by Catherine Flood, curator of posters and prints at the V&A, and designed by Copenhagen-based consultancy Designbolaget.

Hayward Gallery On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery

Source: Show: Gilbert & George: Pictures 1982-86, 1987. Artwork: Gilbert & George, We, 1983. © the artists,

Flood has also produced an introductory essay to the poster selection, and writer Hettie Judah has provided accompanying text for each poster explaining the story behind it and the relevant exhibition.

Hayward Gallery On Display: 50 Posters Designed for the Hayward Gallery

Source: Show: Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, 1992. Artwork: Robert Gober, Two Spread Legs, 19

The 112-page paperback book is £30 and is available to buy online from the Southbank Centre shop.

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