Expo: Penguin Books Celebrates 70 Years Of Covers
The V&A museum in London is marking the 70th anniversary of Penguin Books with a display of some 500 of Penguin’s iconic book covers.
Drawing on material from the Penguin archives that has never been exhibited before, the display will show how Penguin has responded to – and influenced – changing trends in British culture.
On view will be classic orange fiction paperbacks, the striking monochrome cover of Ulysses and the menacing design of Anthony Burgess’ Clockwork Orange. The display will also include contemporary covers by artists such as Peter Saville and Sara Fanelli.