Countdown to Pacific Standard Time

Post-War Los Angeles served as a veritable petri dish for the development of modern art in the United States but we hear little of the West Coast artists who were often overshadowed by the Cedar Tavern New Yorkers. In the category “Best Use of a Historic Archive” I’m nominating Countdown to Pacific Standard Time. With Getty … Continue reading

The Cosmic Royal Pavement

A grant from the Getty Foundation, put this 13th century Cosmati inlay pavement in tip-top shape for all the world to see.

Getty Villa Inspirations

In November 2008,  I did artist-at-work demos and taught several mosaic workshops. (see previous posts). It was a fantastic! Over the course of five days, several hundred people came through the Education Court to learn about mosaics, watch me work, ask questions, and even try their hand at setting some tiles and the Hammer and … Continue reading

Getty Villa Mosaic Workshops

Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts
Public Mosaic Demonstrations: October 30 – Nov. 3, 2008
Mosaic Workshops: November 5, 6, 8, or 9, 2008
More Photos, Schedules and Descriptions here!