Mosaic Art NOW – magazine launch

Nancie Mills Pipgras, editor of Mosaic Art NOW has just launched her beautiful, new online magazine covering all the latest buzz from the ever-expanding universe of mosaics. I’m proud to be a contributing writer, and we are premiering my new video on the LOD MOSAIC here, which outlines my research on the hidden geometry of … Continue reading

Lod Mosaic Excavation and Conservation Video

A behind the scenes peek at the ancient Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel, now on view in Chicago at the Field Museum. See this massive undertaking in action as a portion of the pavement is prepared to tour the US. This video gives a look at the excavation site and lifting and conserving the sections. It is the largest and most beautiful mosaic ever discovered in Israel. 5 minutes, produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Click HERE to see the video.

One More Whale Makes a Splash at Field Museum

I’m heading to Chicago for  ‘Natural Wonders: A Roman Mosaic from Lod Israel’, opening this Friday  Dec. 9 at the Field Museum. Now at it’s 3rd US tour venue, the Lod Mosaic coincides this time with another major exhibition at the museum ‘Whales: Giants of the Deep’.  These exhibits take advantage of The Field’s rich, natural … Continue reading

THE LOD MOSAIC: The Universe in a Floor

Ancient patterns at the foundation of science and technology?Lillian Sizemore discusses the Roman era Lod Mosaic in Chicago…

Lions and Tigers and Da Bears….

ESPN meets Indiana Jones Meets Lod mosaic…this TV ad taps the ROMAN MOSAIC ZEITGEIST…Dig it.

Something’s Fishy: Man-Eating Grouper?

Ancient mosaics are truly an art for mankind. A recent scientific study uses hundreds of Etruscan, Greek, and Roman artworks to challenge assumptions about evolutionary biology! Lillian offers new insights on the LOD MOSAIC and The Seafood Lover in You…

Mosaic Demonstrations: Lod at the Legion

Artist demonstrations with Lillian Sizemore May 14, June 12, and July 9 In conjunction with the stunning LOD MOSAIC at Legion of Honor, San Francisco

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.

Lod Mosaic Opens April 23rd

A behind the scenes look at how mosaics are made at the Legion of Honor, with the opening of an ancient Roman mosaic from Lod, Israel

Lod Mosaic Moves to the Legion of Honor

Sizemore demonstrates her mosaic studio practice, including various techniques highlighting the ancient roots of mosaic making.