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Artist - Francis Carr

Francis Carr, born 1919 in Hungary. Designed poster for London Transport 1950

  • Educated; Central School of Arts and Crafts; 1938-1941


Francis Carr, born Francis Peters, was an artist and designer. He moved to England in 1938 to study. He worked with the silk screen printers 'Tribe Bros.' in North London and later 'Messers Bovince'. From 1956 he exhibited regularly, including a solo show at the Woodstock Gallery in 1959. Carr taught at the London College of Printing, Croydon College of Art and the Open University. In 1965 he was appointed Design Consultant to the Greater London Council Housing Division, for whom he carried out several large scale commissions. In 1968 he became chairman of the New Organisation. He organised the National Film Theatre's Urban Cinema Festival in 1972.

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