Poppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

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 … Continue readingPoppies: Wave project, Plymouth Hoe

19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter

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 … Continue reading19240 Shrouds of the Somme, Northernhay Gardens, Exeter