How did Millard Sheets accomplish this massive 1958 mosaic installation? Who were the players? Read on for the backstory on a magnificent piece of American mosaic history and how it was recently rescued…
Sometimes a girl just needs to clear her head — and nothing refreshes like a good BROWSE around a vintage store… When in San Francisco’s Mission District, be sure to check out the new 17,000 square foot space called STUFF. Thanks to free parking, I took my sweet time and strolled through two floors of jam-packed … Continue reading
Another intriguing mosaic mystery: Pablo Picasso, the Cote d’Azur in the 1950s, an enchanting young lover, and the case of the missing mosaics.
Mosaic was all the rage in the mid-fifties. Editorial artist Karl Hubenthal illustrated the covers for Just One More using mosaics as reference!
wholesome fun Sunset Magazine, circa 1968 Vinyl Linoleum was a popular mosaic medium in the 1960’s. 1960’s DIY Project Who remembers Hi-Fi’s? Kinda like Wi-Fi but different. HiFi stands for High Fidelity, as in Sound vibrating from vinyl records played with a needle… Here’s a tricked-out cabinet for the young Mosaicist. Note Roman Theme, a … Continue reading
CA Modern magazine features my mosaic work in current Spring 2012 issue: Art Goes to Pieces: Countless tiny shards speak a language of their own as a new mosaic resurgence takes hold.