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…

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

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

TIN FOIL Surrealism

Salvador Dali, vintage video 1970 surrealist camp. Geometry Love!

TILE on my MIND

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

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.…

Pleiades-We are Stardust

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

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!