Poppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

Poppies: Wave 4

Remembrance weekend seems an appropriate time to post these images. We visited the Poppies: Wave installation on Plymouth Hoe on 19th September. The artwork, by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper, is centred on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Naval Memorial, and re-uses many of the ceramic poppies previously seen at the Tower of London display in… Continue reading Poppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter

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Somerset artist Rob Heard began a new project in December 2013. He wanted to find a way to illustrate the scale of the loss of life on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.  He started creating 12 inch figures, each wrapped in a calico shroud, ready to be placed on the ground… Continue reading 19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter