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15 May 2012
London-based artist Gary Drostle captures the heart of Iowa City in mosaics commissioned by the University of Iowa for their new Wellness Center.
24 Apr 2010
While we were at the SAMA conference in March, we spent (not enough) time with […]
04 May 2010
John Lennon sang, “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” With mosaics […]
20 Apr 2013
At any gathering of contemporary mosaic artists, the question of “What’s it going to take to advance the art form/genre/medium?” is likely to arise. One of two positions is usually taken: Change the Status Quo or Work Within the Status Quo – the Status Quo being the current hierarchy of the Greater Art World. Last October, during the British Association of Modern Mosaic’s annual Forum at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the question arose briefly during the organization’s General Meeting. The conversation, which focused on the Tate Modern’s continued refusal to show mosaic, was continued in the organization’s newsletter “Grout.” Read these thoughtful “head-to-head” arguments from Paul Bentley, BAMM’s Chairman 1999-2005 and the current Chairman, Gary Drostle.
23 Feb 2011
Ilana Shafir Exhibits in Philadelphia Exhibit postcard Correction: Ms. Shafir’s talk at Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens […]
04 Mar 2011
Thanks to Lisa Bookstein of Heath Ceramics, we are reminded of this video of Gary […]
31 Jan 2015
Having broken through the modern mosaic barrier at the Victoria and Albert Museum with a four-wheeled, two-ton protest against the death penalty, “The Tiki Love Truck”, craftivist Carrie Reichardt was given the extraordinary opportunity to expand her role in the museum’s ground-breaking Disobedient Objects exhibit (July 25, 2014 – February 1, 2015) with a project that would transform the front of that venerable institution.
25 Jul 2010
For several months, we have been following the progress of British mosaicist Gary Drostle’s splendid […]
05 Nov 2010
Break out the popcorn. It’s MAN’s Saturday Matinee and we have got a couple of […]
21 Nov 2014
Association les 3Rs, the organization which produces the biennial Les Recontres des Internationales de Mosaïque de Chartres (International Mosaic Encounters in Chartres), has announced the winners of the 2014 Prix Picassiette Prizes. The event is a marvelous mash-up that places accomplished masters next to enthusiastic newcomers in the sublimely beautiful Chapelle du Lycée Fulbert.