Park Guell: Step inside the futuristic vision of Gaudí is actually the second article I dedicate to the city of daydreams, Barcelona! This city embraced art and architecture like no other, and this fact is revealed in its remarkable Catalan architecture and many stupendous modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí.
Park Guell is one of the most surreal landscapes ever build on the planet, the futuristic experiment of the architect Antonio Gaudí and his wealthy patron the Count Eusebi Guell, after whom the park was named. Though never fully completed, it still remains one of Gaudí’s most vibrant and humorous projects and has been attracting, tourists, art lovers, and dreamers to a visually striking, and technologically complex future of Barcelona. Enough said. This article will embark on a heartfelt journey to rediscover the futuristic and dynamic vision of the fantasy concept of the Park!
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Olga Goulandris Pulling from a year’s worth of contemporary art discovery, insight from some of the world’s most influential curators and collectors, and early statistics on previous and upcoming mosaic art exhibitions, I’ve skimmed some of the most interesting mosaics to bring you 10 contemporary mosaicists
3D Mosaic art has gone wide. Maybe not completely mainstream, however, a lot of visual artists are making their way as mosaicists, and a lot of art galleries and festivals are embracing the art form as an integral part of their shows.
These 10 mosaicists have been on the mosaic scene way longer than you think, some are popular, some are up-and-coming, some are, well, awe-inspiring!
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Luca Barberini Modern mosaic art can be quite dense and difficult to understand because modern mosaicists are challenged to craft artworks that go beyond the obvious. Instead of creating decorative mosaics of realistic landscapes and still lifes, they developed a mode of communication to transmit a
May 14th will be here soon enough, which means that it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to make this day special to your mom. If you tend to get your mom the same thing every year, it’s time to get creative! Although one can never go wrong by thanking one’s mother with flowers, chocolate and hugs, but you can also surprise her with an unexpected gift. No matter your mom’s character or taste, a mosaic artwork is sure to be the gift any mom would love!
Cover Photo: Courtesy of Olga Goulandris At Sunday’s preview gala for Musiwa17 at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, forty of the world’s most creative mosaic artists were greeting guests as they entered. It’s an appropriate introduction to a contemporary mosaic art fair in Florence. Earlier in the day, Francesco Chimienti, the founder and