Venezia D’Oro, Golden City

Venezia: glimmering, golden light… a new VIDEO slideshow, takes you behind the scenes of artisanal mosaic foundries where golden dreams are made.

Mosaic Mosh Pit: Off to Italy

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

“A Dangerous Method” To Play Venice Fest

David Cronenberg’s “A DANGEROUS METHOD” will premiere at the 68th Venice Film Festival, which begins on August 31. The film, which was shot in Berlin, Vienna and Cologne last year is Cronenberg’s first since 2007’s “Eastern Promises,” and stars his three-time collaborator Viggo Mortensen as Sigmund Freud, Michael Fassbender as Carl Jung, and Keira Knightley … Continue reading