The Signification of the Poppy series of paintings by Jacqueline Hammond first exhibited in 2008 in Brighton’s Jubilee Library

Jacqueline Hammond

The Signification of the Poppy series commemorating #WW1 100 years

First exhibited as a series in a public exhibition held in Brighton’s central Jubilee Library in 2008.

Quote from the press release –

An exhibition of exquisite paintings depicting Poppies in traditional and contemporary settings by local artist Jacqueline Hammond will emblazon the windows of Brighton’s Jubilee Library from 13-26 October, 2008. The series of ten works combine the beauty of fields of flowers with the symbolic role of the Poppy in association with war throughout history. As well as being a topical subject – with Remembrance Day around the corner – the positioning of the art in a public space rather than the confines of a hidden gallery seeks to include and draw in a wider audience to raise collective awareness and provoke thought.

These were the exhibition posters breakthrough poster 3 bottom textdreams poster  bottom textFlyer---Signification-of-the PoppyJRH poppy exhibition leaflet - posteropening horizon poster  bottom textremembrance blast poster 4 bottom text

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About artbyjaxx

Contemporary British artist, Jacqueline Hammond, is renowned for producing strong, punchy images that are rich in texture and colour. A prolific painter and multidisciplinary artist, she exhibits widely and is commissioned by individual clients, collectors and high profile brands. Jacqueline’s inspiration comes from direct observation: subject matter is plucked from the world encountered every day. Some ideas evolve, others are reactionary. Thought-provoking themes explore today’s society, the media and cultural theory. Whether inspired by the street or the sea, Jacqueline’s work has an edge: her paintings are consistently striking. Her natural disposition is to let the paint dictate the creative process, trusting the medium and her mind’s eye to translate the vision.
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