24 Feb 2016
Robert Henri once said that the object isn’t to make art, it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable. By perusing this I felt the need to embark one more time on a journey of wonders, a journey through mosaic art. This craft, which never fails to inspire us, where it also offers us an opportunity to dive through the creative process of tiles. This three-dimensional medium has been around for centuries. In fact, the oldest known mosaics come from the 8th century BC, and they were made of pebbles. Historians estimate that the oldest depictions were implemented by Greek designers in the late 11th century. Conversely the common designs were works of locals in the 12th–13th centuries. Normally, mosaics from different epochs and regions have recognizable distinctiveness, and these designs are often conceptually created. Numerous mosaics for instance, have been created to pay tribute or memorialize a certain epoch, god, or place. Some mosaics, on the other hand, may simply be created as a form of the artist’s creative expression. This article will help you explore 5 of the most avant-garde mosaic ideas that look like the happiest place of five different cities in Europe:
17 Feb 2016
Nermine El-Masry, a mosaicist making the world think differently not only about mosaic art, but also about life inside the womb. She was born in 1974 in Cairo, Egypt where she still lives and works. This mosaicist and assistant lecturer manifest the epitome of beauty in all its miscellaneous textures. She finds her insight in earthly wonders, female figures, and most recently internal organs. Illustrating with tiles dissimilar layers and patterns, depicting a secrecy of resources inside the womb. The artist attempts to bring together realistic forms and the abstract style in her compositions. Where the question remains: Are these mosaics a visual manifestation of living layers inside the womb?
02 Feb 2016
his month’s color palette is veneration to passionate tinges, transcending all districts and decorative standards. I recently mentioned in my previous article a craze of intense shades raiding the boutiques, galleries and stores displays. Where I also stated, a serene color harmony in 2016’s palette. Valentine’s Day has become a long way from its roots as a day honoring St. Valentine. The holiday currently settles in nicely between New Year’s and approaching spring, suggesting us a chance to demonstrate our love and affection. The collection of decorative standards began to emerge as the day altered love and relationships, where it became a great opportunity for sending cards and other gadgets. Red, for example, the passionate color and passion is important when it comes to you and your Valentine. According to the psychology of color, perceiving red increases the heart rate, reminiscent of being in love. However Valentine’s Day wasn’t always about the pearly pinks and rosy reds, and choosing quixotic colors and color palettes beyond pink can launch a world of decorative possibilities! Wondering how to pick a new color combination to celebrate Valentine’s Day this year? Want to get started on your Valentine’s special decor inspiration? Curious about color combos that evoke passion, lust, comfort, and plain old love? In this article I’ll help you narrow down the latest trends of colors and color combos, and how to make your Valentine’s Day more enthusiastic, with serene and chalky hues! You will also get inspired by the serene color harmony in 2016’s palette, which I aforementioned in previous color forecasts.
25 Jan 2016
Artistic innovation is only limited by the imagination..and let’s be realistic, also by the gathering of the needed medium – effectively illustrating the object assemblage by expressing the artist’s initial visualization. These unconventional mosaic artworks come to us from artists all round the world. Utilizing various physical objects from butterfly wings to scanning barcodes. Many artists are nowadays using several inventive materials bringing a fresh approach to the archaic form of art: the mosaic. We present you some of the most avant-garde mosaic ideas from around the globe revealing a vast artistic expression.
14 Jan 2016
Her mosaics has shown a new freedom of expression.Most recently, she has been engaged in an ongoing series about insects. Her mosaics tackle specific studies of insects and how they interact with their environment and other species. Classifiable as both impulsive and seemingly trivial, insects have long been a desired subject for Oriental artists. But the question remains: Are Insects Conscious ?
06 Jan 2016
The mosaics in Julie Sperling’s “Fiddling while Rome burns” series each tackle a different trend or concept, from rising temperatures to changing precipitation trends to the difference between weather and climate. Her artistic statement has the flair to persuade literal as well as global warnings to the heaps, improving an individual’s sense of commitment in the communal sense. The artist has been recently engaged in an ongoing series about climate change, titled Fiddling While Rome Burns. Her mosaics tackle specific climate-correlated concepts, impact or solution. Her concepts usually embark upon scientific, literary and political matters. There’s a different apparition for each of her mosaic patterns.Hence, she conveys her ideas and messages using a huge variety of mediums, each one carefully selected to create unique and theoretical patterns. While she does her best in her personal life, at work she often feels like her hands are tied. Such is the reality of being a small gear in the greater engine of federal bureaucracy. As reported by Sperling, mosaic is a powerful medium to converse climate change, not only because of its germaneness, but also the manifested analogous between the art form and global climate change. Both require a lot of endurance through the gradual processes, but each one depends on the power of the cluster. Pieces of stones and glass come together to create images with an assemblage of pieces, accordingly our actions add up and make a difference in the fight against climate change.