Modern art tends to be a turn off for me but this artistic installation 
entitled Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red has seen the Tower of London's dry 
moat filled with over 800,000 ceramic poppies (888,246 poppies to be exact - 
one for each British and Colonial fatality during the War) to create a powerful 
visual commemoration for the First World War Centenary. It's been an amazing 
success, attracting huge crowds, as it is both simple and moving.



---In, <awoelflebater@...> wrote :

 Look what they've done in England to commemorate the fact that humans insist 
on war and much blood has been shed. But also see how creative and beautiful 
this memorial to the horrendous losses can be. Stunning.


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