Artists are the Mushrooms of Civil Society

Mushrooms in the yard, Wisconsin, photo by Lillian Sizemore

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

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

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

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.

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?

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!

Baa-Ram-Ewe…Sheep in the City?

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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 >>

Stereogranimator – a vintage modern perspective

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

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