Divine Dissatisfaction

Photo by Barbara Morgan

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

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

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?

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!

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 >>

Josef Albers: Magic and Logic of Color

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Josef Albers is the Artist’s definitive source for understanding Color.
Brain Pickings presents an excellent book review on 5oth anniversary of Albers’ “Interaction of Color”.

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

Art Critiques: A Useful Guide

Baudelaire, 27" x 49" hibiscus, charcoal and acrylic on canvas 2006

A useful and clear outline for conducting a productive art critique by artist, Leigh Hyams (1926-2013)