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Modern Women: Trailblazers in Mosaic

Uncovering the little-known world of midcentury women artists working in mosaic and tile

Divine Dissatisfaction

This inspiration appeared again today. Timely. Timeless. I want to share it with you: what MARTHA GRAHAM wrote to AGNES DE MILLE touches the deepest part of an artist’s life…

George Ehling Mosaic House

RARE VISIONARY ENVIRONMENT: George Ehling’s Mosaic House tours in Los Angeles and two exclusive essays due Spring 2015 by Lillian Sizemore @musiva

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!

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!

Particulate MATTER – new video slideshow

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

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

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.

Gino Severini Lecture Now Online

Video Presentation on “Gino Severini: Father of Modern Mosaic” at the BAMM Mosaic Forum, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, October 27 2012.

Mid-Century Mosaics of Pablo Picasso

Another intriguing mosaic mystery: Pablo Picasso, the Cote d’Azur in the 1950s, an enchanting young lover, and the case of the missing mosaics.

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.

INFINITE BLOSSOM OF GEOMETRY

Register for the workshop at the BAMM 2017 Forum, Edinburgh Scotland

As Above So Below

Beating heart Click on link above

Artists are the Mushrooms of Civil Society

Originally posted on EARTH NIGHT 2012:
From Musiva @ Evolver.net: Have you heard about the experiments being done to clean up oil spills using mushrooms? Oyster mushrooms can turn the toxic sludge into rich compost and then transform themselves into something good enough to eat. Pass the Butter! Artists move in to distressed areas and clean…

London Wakes Up

As London turns it’s pale cheek toward the emerging Sun, a gallery of unlikely Urban Beauty. PHOTO Gallery

BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

Originally posted on Lillian Sizemore's Mind's Eye:
UPDATE: April 1 2015 Its been three years since I began the investigation and wrote this article “Black Gold: Thar’s Oil in them Thar Walls” for MosaicArtNOW. It’s a veritable mystery tour of the discovery of a brilliant midcentury mosaic by designer/textile artist John Smith, buried behind plywood and drywall at the old…

BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

UPDATE: Mural goes on the BLOCK….BLACK GOLD: Thar’s Oil in Them Thar Walls. Vintage mosaic mural discovered, but who dunnit? New article by Lillian Sizemore for Mosaic Art Now.