13 Dec 2012
Nothing quite prepared us for the treasure chest/Grandma’s Attic/”extremely capacious handbag” (as one wag of the day put it) that is the Victoria and Albert Museum. Billed as “The world’s greatest museum of art and design”, the V&A is filled to the brim with vast collections of fascinating textiles, sculpture, jewelry, metalwork, glass, ceramics, furniture, painting, books, fashion – all of the things Man makes with his own two hands to make his world more beautiful and more meaningful.
13 Oct 2012
In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by celebrated art […]
29 Aug 2012
Professor Iliya Iliev, Chief of the Department of Mural Painting, Mosaics and Stained Glass at the Academy of Fine Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria has been exploring the possibilities of mosaics for over 30 years. Classically trained in both art and architecture, Iliev’s mosaics exploit both of these doctrines. His work is unmistakeable; always organic, always ordered by a geometry that gives wings to his eclectic materials. We asked Iliev to answer the question: Why mosaic? Why not painting or sculpture? His response is below.
16 Jun 2012
Sometimes you just need a smile. When we needed one the other day, we remembered Lynn Moor’s delightful interpretations of artworks from the Permanent Collection of the Children’s Museum of New York City.
06 Dec 2012
Work by Federico Uribe, Duke Riley and Sarah Frost at Art Basel Miami 2012.
22 Sep 2012
In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by art dealer […]
02 Aug 2012
Attention class! Miss Marble (aka Lillian Sizemore) has spotted a wordy trend in contemporary mosaic and she’s going to use it to give us a great lesson in the “grammar” of mosaic. The good news is, there is no pop quiz at the end, so all you have to do is enjoy!
08 Nov 2012
We’re back! London was full of so much that was inspirational, we’re going to just share some images here with as few words as possible. In the next few days, we’ll be reviewing highlights from the British Association for Modern Mosaic’s (BAMM) 2012 Forum and take a stroll through the treasure trove known as the Victoria and Albert Museum.
08 Sep 2012
In 2011, LATICRETE, Int. sponsored the Exhibition in Print, our international competition juried by art […]
26 Jun 2012
“Mosaic is mesmerizing and very much like life. There is choice, judgment, magic, coordination, shaping, […]