George Ehling Mosaic House

RARE VISIONARY ENVIRONMENT: George Ehling’s Mosaic House tours in Los Angeles and two exclusive essays due Spring 2015 by Lillian Sizemore @musiva

Are Mosaics UNDERVALUED?

Are Mosaics UNDERVALUED? What would you charge? What would you pay?

The Mandala of Listening

“Each person’s life is like a mandala- a vast, limitless circle.— Pema Chodron.
How do you find your center in this vast circle of Life? INSIDE: Tips on Deep Listening.

Barcelona Does it Better

Apple Store BCN + Gaudí = Excellent MOSAICITUDE !

Craving Color? New mosaic courses!

UPDATE: NEXT CLASS Sept. 29 -30 2012 Mark your calendar before time flies by >>> Institute of Mosaic Art in Oakland CA Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm INTRODUCTION TO SMALTI with Instructor: Lillian Sizemore YOU can do it…BELIEVE it…ALL THIS BEAUTIFUL WORK is made by BEGINNERS! In this course, beginning to intermediate students will gain hands-on … Continue reading

Midcentury Mosaics Saved from the Wrecking Ball

How did Millard Sheets accomplish this massive 1958 mosaic installation? Who were the players? Read on for the backstory on a magnificent piece of American mosaic history and how it was recently rescued…

Treasure Hunt: Vintage Mosaics

Sometimes a girl just needs to clear her head  — and nothing refreshes like a good BROWSE around a vintage store… When in San Francisco’s Mission District, be sure to check out the new 17,000 square foot space called STUFF. Thanks to free parking, I took my sweet time and strolled through two floors of jam-packed … Continue reading

Fiona Apple Tidys Up

Fiona Apple is plumbing the depths brain activity, mirror neurons, fragmentation and yes, mosaics…in her newest CD: The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.

Mid-Century Mosaics of Pablo Picasso

Another intriguing mosaic mystery: Pablo Picasso, the Cote d’Azur in the 1950s, an enchanting young lover, and the case of the missing mosaics.

Mosaic Mad Men

Mosaic was all the rage in the mid-fifties. Editorial artist Karl Hubenthal illustrated the covers for Just One More using mosaics as reference!