BLACK GOLD – Mystery Petroleum Mosaic- UPDATE

Midcentury Mosaic Mural depicting the Petroleum industry in Los Angeles found behind walls at old Statler Hotel.

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.

Bathing Beauties: Next Top (Roman) Model?

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Bathing beauty Roman mosaics in Sicily and Syria, and Ravenna.

Lod Mosaic Opens April 23rd

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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

Roman Mosaic: Should it Stay or Should it Go?

Moveable or immovable cultural property? A major Roman mosaic is coming to a town near you! Here’s a review of excavation sites from the Lod Mosaic, Villa del Casale, and Villa del Tellaro.

Ancient Soul Mates?

A meeting of ancient futures has arrived. Consider this pair of images…