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.
RARE VISIONARY ENVIRONMENT: George Ehling’s Mosaic House tours in Los Angeles and two exclusive essays due Spring 2015 by Lillian Sizemore @musiva
Setting the Mood: Handsome Hollywood Star Narrates the film “The World of Mosaic”. Presentation for Society of American Mosaic Artists. Please join me at SAMA, Saturday, April 13. 2:30 PM at Tacoma Convention Ctr.
Mosaic was all the rage in the mid-fifties. Editorial artist Karl Hubenthal illustrated the covers for Just One More using mosaics as reference!
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
Exit the bomb-sniffing dogs, enter Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the cosmic royal couple who, in sporting good form, donned aprons to create mandala drawings. Mandalas! Really!
I have posted new videos relating to my work with Piece by Piece. I hope you enjoy and please comment! They give a little behind-the-scenes peek into the making of the meander mural.
Picking up on the last post “Meandering with Piece by Piece: Part 1, we’ll see how artists in Los Angeles made the sinuous journey, one curve at a time, through four workshops on Greek and Roman borders.
The Greek Key: the ubiquitous brand of the ancient times. Is it the Abercrombie and Fitch or Versace of decorative elements? What do you think?
Artist-at-Work Demonstrations and POINT OF VIEW GALLERY TALKS at the fabulous GETTY VILLA in Malibu, California where I’ll bring the ART OF MOSAICS alive for the museum-going public.