Since 2015, Paul Cummins and Tom Piper's traveling poppy sculptures "Wave" and "Weeping Window" have traveled around the UK, honoring those lost in WWI. Comprised of several thousand ceramic poppies, the two separate structures were initially conceived as a part of the "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" installation at the Tower of London in 2014. Now, as the "Wave" prepares to make its final stop, take a look back at the landscapes that have been transformed by these two works of art.Tabatha Fireman/Getty Images for 14-18 NOW ROYAL ARMOURIES: FORT NELSON, PORTCHESTER, ENGLAND - "WAVE" Matt Cardy/Matt Cardy/Getty Images for 14-1 HEREFORD CATHEDRAL, HEREFORD, ENGLAND - "WEEPING WINDOW" Matt Keeble PLYMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND - "WAVE" Matthew Horwood/Getty Images NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES, CARDIFF, WALES - "WEEPING WINDOW" Richard Stonehouse THE SILK MILL, DERBY, ENGLAND - "WEEPING WINDOW" Ian Gavan BARGE PIER, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ENGLAND - "WAVE" Richard Stonehouse CAERNARFON CASTLE, CAERNARFON, WALES - "WEEPING WINDOW" Michael Bowles ST. MAGNUS CATHEDRAL, KIRKWALL, SCOTLAND - "WEEPING WINDOW" PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images ST. GEORGE’S HALL, LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - "WEEPING WINDOW" Nigel Roddis/Getty Images WOODHORN MUSEUM, ASHINGTON, ENGLAND - "WEEPING WINDOW" Nigel Roddis YORKSHIRE SCULPTURE PARK, WAKEFIELD, ENGLAND - "WAVE"
Published April 16, 2018
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