It's London, but not as we know it

American artist Barbara Kruger’s new take on the pocket tube map cover, launched last Friday, will make a welcome distraction from those piggy-eyed commuters who spit on us for keeping our seats.

Best known for her trademark monochromatic works, which sport provocative slogans such as "I shop therefore I am", Kruger’s map —which replaces tube stops with words such as "Awe", "Truth" and "Devotion" (Esquire HQ's nearest stop is "Irony", funnily enough) —marks the 12th artistic take on the map cover, following previous offerings from the likes of Mark Wallinger and Richard Long, not to mention Simon Patterson's radical reworking of the whole map in 1992.

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The new pocket maps are now available from London tube stations