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Tolstoy is a spent Bullet wall sculpture on an ornate plaque CND logo
TOLSTOY This is a sculpture of war and peace..

Its a ornate plaque with a peace sign made from bullets
A popular explanation of the peace symbol is that Gerald Herbert Holtom (1914 - 1985) created this symbol on February 21, 1958.1 At that time Holtom worked with the Direct Action Committee against Nuclear War. Holtom was a dedicated peacemaker and graduate of the Royal College of Arts. During World War II he worked on a farm in England as a conscientious objector. The BBC quoted Holtom, "I drew myself: the representative of an individual in despair, with hands palm outstretched outwards and downwards in the manner of Goya's peasant before the firing squad.Opponents of the peace movement sometimes see the hands downward symbolizing peasants being killed by a firing squad.
Sign of the times. 32Cm w 44cm l 10cm d

Materials used:

bullets paint wood

Tolstoy 'War and Peace' a Sign of the Times (2017)


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