As the days draw closer to Christmas, it’s a perfect time to enjoy the unmistakable sounds of shoppers and merrymakers preparing for the holidays. Our streets will soon be transformed into magical wonderlands of modern and traditional Christmas ornaments! Some displays are so incredible to inspire wanderers from all over the globe to visit them every year.
The elucidating December Festival of Light in Amsterdam and London’s spectacular light extravaganzas are truly magnificent when they twinkle in Christmas lights, and many other cities around the world are arguably just as festive and brilliant!
Let’s take the long way around the world to enjoy some of the most whimsical Christmas mosaic lights along the streets!
Ever since Charlemagne had succeeded to a firm scope in strengthening his empire, he selected Aix-la-Chapelle as a place of residence and called around him artists of all kinds both from the former Western and from the Eastern Roman empires. The artists were engaged in decorating and adorning his fortresses, and it was here that a new style, the Romanesque style, based upon classic architecture, and very strongly influenced by Byzantine mosaic art, which stood then at its utmost splendor!
I recently came back from Italy with a bag of inspiration and splendor in my eyes. Some of which include the antique Romanesque architecture, the Roman triumphal columns, as well as the breathtaking interiors of cathedrals and basilicas. Therefore I thought of today’s article as a brief yet precise pedagogy of the Romanesque Period, catching a glimpse of some of the most interesting mosaics of that time.
Something almost all interior designers will tell you is that rules are meant to be broken, as your home décor has to reflect your living style and your personality than any conventional trend.
However, when it comes to picking a mosaic artwork for your home you, the only thing you can possibly be limited by is your own creative spices. This art form comes in just about every color or style you may imagine. You can find an unlimited amount of mosaic designs created with a wide variety of mediums and methods. Following are some mosaic ideas to help you convert your living space and best reveal your style and person!
Without a clear plan in mind, warming up your own apartment could be a demoralizing task. You have a lot of factors to consider and a lot of questions to ask.
Read on and find out how you can take into consideration the ambiance, your comfort, and overall warmth of the space so you can create a cozier environment without even turning up the heat or starting a fire in the fireplace!
The city art museum of Ravenna, also known as Museo d’Arte Della Città di Ravenna is a growing art community since the late 16th and early 17th century. In 2002, the gallery became one of the main enterprises of the Municipality.
The numerous sections of the museum host seasonal art exhibitions and three permanent collections, namely:
The collection of contemporary mosaic art from the mid-twentieth century to the very latest artworks of the present day.
The collection of modern paintings from the 19th century and early 21st century.
The collection of ancient paintings and sculptures from the 14th up to the 19th century.
In Today’s article, I’ll take another trip to Italy’s most admired art museum in Ravenna to experience an art form of several modes and fresh episodes.
Mosaics are not strange to the Oriental world. Since the beginnings of the Muslim faith, mosaics had been used to symbolize the oneness of God who has no beginning and no end. Since it is forbidden in this religion, to represent God in human figure, mosaics in the form of geometric and calligraphy have been created. As a result, Mosaic practitioners perfected tiling in a sequential and symmetric pattern.