BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

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

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.

George Ehling Mosaic House

photo by Lillian Sizemore
George Ehling Mosaic House, Los Angeles

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

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?

Ringing the Rocks

from InTheDark, Mair Bosworth, UK, 2012

Listen to this wonderful AUDIO story about STONE. “the beautiful tones of the quarry bells” from IntheDarkRadio.

TILE on my MIND

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

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

Broken Tile Floors in Brazil

Photo by Bernie De Chant

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.…

Hoxton Varieties Mosaic

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More mosaic pops up in Hoxton!

Radio Story on the Petroleum Club Mural

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

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

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

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.

Frida’s Commie Comet

Frida and Diego's Casa Azul features a mosaic Hammer and Sickle, or is that a Martellina?

¡Communist mosaic spotted at the Casa Azul! ¡Plus midcentury stone mosaics of México!