"In 1926, London Underground published a poster by Montague B Black which imagines London in 2026. A golden sky enfolds a cityscape of skyscrapers over which various types of flying machine hover. We’ve more than a decade to go to fulfil its prophecies, but Black’s vision of London in 2026 looks remarkably similar to a view across the City in 2015..."
Most artistic visions of London’s future have been darkly pessimistic. But this Underground poster painted by Montague B Black in 1926 offered an uncanny – and much more optimistic – view of the modern city
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