Weeping Window, Caernarfon

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle. The similarity of the base of the artwork to the claw of a Welsh dragon is coincidental and was a result of restrictions on the depth that can be spiked at certain areas because of underlying archaeological remains.

Date

15 October 2016

Location

Caernarfon Castle
SH 47827 62667; 53.13935°N, 4.27639°W

Information

The ceramic-poppy art installation Weeping Window, created by Paul Cummins and Tom Piper as part of the 2014 Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London, is on display at Caernarfon Castle from 11 October until 20 November 2016.

Further Reading

Weeping Window, Perth;
Weeping Window… by day (Liverpool);
Weeping Window… by night (Liverpool);
Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

The 6,000 handmade ceramic poppies making up the artwork took almost six days to install.

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

Weeping Window, Caernarfon Castle

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