Are Mosaics UNDERVALUED?

Roman Style TABLE On the Block. Will the cereal taste different?

Are Mosaics UNDERVALUED? What would you charge? What would you pay?

Stone Soul Places

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

photo: Andy Patrick

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

Mosaic Art NOW – magazine launch

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Nancie Mills Pipgras, editor of Mosaic Art NOW has just launched her beautiful, new online magazine covering all the latest buzz from the ever-expanding universe of mosaics. I’m proud to be a contributing writer, and we are premiering my new video on the LOD MOSAIC here, which outlines my research on the hidden geometry of … Continue reading

Bathing Beauties: Next Top (Roman) Model?

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Bathing beauty Roman mosaics in Sicily and Syria, and Ravenna.

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Lod Mosaic Excavation and Conservation Video

A behind the scenes peek at the ancient Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel, now on view in Chicago at the Field Museum. See this massive undertaking in action as a portion of the pavement is prepared to tour the US. This video gives a look at the excavation site and lifting and conserving the sections. It is the largest and most beautiful mosaic ever discovered in Israel. 5 minutes, produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Click HERE to see the video.

One More Whale Makes a Splash at Field Museum

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I’m heading to Chicago for  ‘Natural Wonders: A Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel’, opening this Friday  Dec. 9 at the Field Museum. Now at it’s 3rd US tour venue, the Lod Mosaic coincides this time with another major exhibition at the museum ‘Whales: Giants of the Deep’.  These exhibits take advantage of The Field’s rich, natural … Continue reading

THE LOD MOSAIC: The Universe in a Floor

Upper Panel of LOD MOSAIC

Ancient patterns at the foundation of science and technology?Lillian Sizemore discusses the Roman era Lod Mosaic in Chicago…

Lions and Tigers and Da Bears….

Grab a Tiger by the Tail - visit the Lod Mosaic in Chicago

ESPN meets Indiana Jones Meets Lod mosaic…this TV ad taps the ROMAN MOSAIC ZEITGEIST…Dig it.

Something’s Fishy: Man-Eating Grouper?

Detail from Lower Fish Panel of Lod Mosaic. Photo by Author

Ancient mosaics are truly an art for mankind. A recent scientific study uses hundreds of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman artworks to challenge assumptions about evolutionary biology! Lillian offers new insights on the LOD MOSAIC and The Seafood Lover in You…

Tail of the Whale: Lod Mosaic closes July 24th

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Today, I’m doing the last in a series of four Artist Demos for the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco. They have been host to the exhibition; “Marvelous Menagerie: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel” curated by Renee Dreyfus and Louise Chu.  I’ll be offering mosaic demonstrations and hands-on activities in Gallery 12 from … Continue reading