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…

BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

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

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?

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

TILE on my MIND

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

Radio Story on the Petroleum Club Mural

RADIO: Listen in to the backstory on the modernist Petroleum Club mosaic, interview with Lillian Sizemore and Greg Johnson by Kevin Ferguson of KPCC

Barcelona Does it Better

Apple Store BCN + Gaudí = Excellent MOSAICITUDE !

Midcentury Mosaics Saved from the Wrecking Ball

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…

Mosaic Mad Men

Mosaic was all the rage in the mid-fifties. Editorial artist Karl Hubenthal illustrated the covers for Just One More using mosaics as reference!

Chuck Close Goes Underground: Subway Mosaics

Chuck Close’s pixelized paintings call out to be interpreted into mosaics, looks like our wait will soon be over…in 2016.