Paul Cummins: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Flow Like Blood from the Tower of London to Commemorate WWIt
The moat that surrounds the Tower of London has long stood empty and dry. This summer, it’s getting filled with 888,246 red ceramic poppies, one for each British and Colonial soldiers who perished during World War I.
For the past few weeks, a team of 150 volunteers has been placing red ceramic poppies one by one around the Tower. Crawford Butler, the longest serving Yeoman Warden, also known as beefeater, planted the first ceramic poppy. The last poppy will be symbolically planted on the last day of the installation: November 11, Armistice Day.
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Miniature Worlds Emerge on Top of Wooden Animals by Maico Akiba
Sekai, Japanese for ‘world’, is a series of clever sculptures by Maico Akiba, in which tiny little worlds emerge on the backs of wooden animals. The sculptor and illustrator collects the small figures from Souvenir From Tokyo, the National Museum of Art and Design Tokyo museum shop. She uses miniature trees, cars, people, and even telephone poles to build the detailed scenes on wooden creatures like a panda bear, a hippo, and a turtle, who co-exist with the green landscapes glued to their backs.
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Happy Father’s Day to all the people who have lost their fathers and happy Father’s Day to all the people who had complicated relationships with their fathers before they lost them. It’s okay and your feelings, even if they contradict themselves, are important and you’re not alone.
I love you, Dad. I always will.
For a happy Fathers Day, here’s one of my father in one of his happy places #FathersDay #Hero #MissYou