The Language of Mosaic: A Word from Our Muses

Detail of QWERTY, by Sarah Frost

Recent travels reveal a contemporary art phenomenon – using words or letters —language— as the mosaic itself. Sounding off, I track the trend…with photos and video

Mosaic Mosh Pit: Off to Italy

Luca Barberini (Italy) Folla (Crowd) 250W x 120H cm, Glass smalti and marble.

Today, I travel to Italy. Why? Because it’s ALL Mosaics: ALL the Time. First stop: the international convergence of Glitterati convening in Ravenna, Italy, the treasure chest of mosaic on the highest order. 2011 BRINGS THE SECOND international biennial festival of CONTEMPORARY MOSAIC works, RAVENNA MOSAICO. A wealth of events extol the valor of mosaic beginning October … Continue reading