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Opus Criminale? The Mosaics of the Victoria & Albert Museum

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.

“The mosaic can do everything.” “Ti Desidero: I Long For You” at the Musivum Gallery, Moscow

19 Nov 2012


Currently on view at the Musivum Gallery in Moscow is “Ti Desidero – I Long For You” showcasing the work of seven young artists who are are exploring – some might say exploding – the traditional concepts of mosaic. Our interview with the curator, Luca Maggio . . .

LATICRETE Presents: Mona Magdi Kenawy

10 Nov 2012


In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by celebrated art […]

Where Spirit, Intellect and Mosaic Meet: The Mandalas of Lillian Sizemore

18 Oct 2012


MAN readers already know regular contributor Lillian Sizemore for her scholarly (Lod 2.0) and sleuthy (Miss Marble) ways. In this in-depth interview, we learn more about the intellectual, spiritual, historical and “mosaical” inspirations for her sumptuous mandalas.

A Quick Look at Mosaics from Art Basel Miami 2012

06 Dec 2012


Work by Federico Uribe, Duke Riley and Sarah Frost at Art Basel Miami 2012.

LATICRETE Presents: Ilana Shafir

17 Nov 2012


In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by celebrated art […]

Postcard From London Part 1: A Long Day’s Journey into Mosaics Ancient and Modern

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.

Prix Picassiette 2012 Winners Announced

20 Nov 2012


Following up on Rosetta Berardi’s article on MAN earlier this week regarding the 9th Recontres International di Mosaique in Chartres, the winners of the Prix Picassiette prizes have been announced.

Following the Light: An International Mosaic Encounter in Chartres

14 Nov 2012


Every two years the city of Chartres, France comes alive with contemporary mosaics from around the world. In this article, friend of MAN and Ravenna-based artist Rosetta Berardi shares her experience in visiting this year’s Rencontres Internationales de Mosaique (International Mosaic Encounters).

LATICRETE Presents: Cynthia Fisher

19 Oct 2012


In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by celebrated art […]


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