Who could imagine that a stone could smell so soft and sweet?

photo: Andy Patrick
Who could imagine that a stone could smell so soft and sweet?

photo: Andy Patrick

Stone Soul Places

Encounters with heaven and earth. Why is one so affected by these soulful stones?

Modernist Ceramic trifoils and dots, St-Jean-de-Montmartre, Paris

TILE on my MIND

A round up of UNIQUE CERAMIC TILE spotted over the past several months. Mostly London, one from Paris, enjoy!

One Dodecahedron or Two?

Why I might start taking sugar in my coffee…

Japanese dance troupe Enra

Pleiades-We are Stardust

A beautiful use of technology, dance, light, geometry = body+soul from the Japanese dance troupe, Enra. Pure MAGIC…

© 1968 - Warner Bros. All rights reserved.

King of Cool Funds the Pool

The”Brotherhood of Man” a 1968 mosaic mural by artist Anthony Stellon is now re-located but the mural’s original site was the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center and Pool, and the funding has roots in a terrific Hollywood backstory!

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Update: Cosmic Brotherhood Meet Up

UPDATE: “Brotherhood of Man” mosaic mural by Anthony Stellon has been restored and re-sited! A seven year journey from discovery of the work in an outdoor storage area to its beautiful new setting at Franklin Square Park. Thanks to all who helped bring the important work back into public service!

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Baa-Ram-Ewe…Sheep in the City?

I moved to London a week ago. One warm and sunny afternoon, I had to get outdoors, so I set out in no particular directionand stumbled upon The Shepherdess Walk >>

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Josef Albers: Magic and Logic of Color

Josef Albers is the Artist’s definitive source for understanding Color.
Brain Pickings presents an excellent book review on 5oth anniversary of Albers’ “Interaction of Color”.

Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, NYPL

Stereogranimator – a vintage modern perspective

Vintage Views: Making vintage imagery accessible and fun, the Gittery GIFs from the New York Public Library

R.Inverarity, detail 1937

Particulate MATTER – new video slideshow

Video mosaic moments from recent Society of American Mosaic Artists exhibitions…

Midcentury Mosaic Mural depicting the Petroleum industry in Los Angeles found behind walls at old Statler Hotel.

Radio Story on the Petroleum Club Mural

RADIO: Listen in to the backstory on the modernist Petroleum Club mosaic, interview with Lillian Sizemore and Greg Johnson by Kevin Ferguson of KPCC

Behind the scenes of The World of Mosaic, filming at the installation of J.L.Young's mosaic mural for Police Facilities Building in Los Angeles, 1956

The World of Mosaic

Setting the Mood: Handsome Hollywood Star Narrates the film “The World of Mosaic”. Presentation for Society of American Mosaic Artists. Please join me at SAMA, Saturday, April 13. 2:30 PM at Tacoma Convention Ctr.

Midcentury Mosaic Mural depicting the Petroleum industry in Los Angeles found behind walls at old Statler Hotel.

BLACK GOLD – Mystery Mosaic

Thar’s Oil in Them Thar Walls. Vintage mosaic mural discovered, but who dunnit? New article by Lillian Sizemore for Mosaic Art Now.

Monastic Mandalas: Hildegard von Bingen

A 12th-century multitasking, visionary nun receives spontaneous transmissions from the beyond, channels mystical illuminations, and sets the stage for today’s feminist and environmental movements. Now a major motion picture! See the mandalas and trailer here.

Photo by Bernie De Chant

Broken Tile Floors in Brazil

Originally posted on a elegância das coisas:
A casa da minha mãe tem o piso da varanda feito com esse mosaico como tantas outras casas paulistas dos anos 40/50 . Eu amo o piso de caquinhos de cerâmica vermelhos salpicado de cacos? pretos e amarelos. Descobri um texto que conta a história dessa moda.…

Hi! This is just a peek!  See more at http://spitalfieldslife.com/ Image © Spitifields Life

Hoxton Varieties Mosaic

More mosaic pops up in Hoxton!

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