Since Byzantine mosaics inspired the proliferation other types of mosaics, it would be a grave sin no to compose a whole article about them. When the Byzantine Empire was still around, mosaics were lavishly used in decorating palaces and churches. Unlike Western Europe back then, mosaics were central to Byzantine culture. Sadly however, the majority of Byzantine mosaics were destroyed or badly damaged due to armed conflicts. Luckily, some still remain and are being preserved.
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.
With the last lashings of warm weather behind us, it’s finally time to embrace the phenomenon of fall foliage!
As temperatures constantly drop and with winter approaching, we all start looking for ways to give a final fond farewell to summer’s warmth!
For me it seems as though everything will fall into place in autumn as nature exhibits its flushed hues, changing itself into a living canvas loaded with energetic hues, accents, and surfaces.
Harvest time is a second spring when each leaf turns into a blossom! Striking and energetic hues reprise the end of summer eves, where individuals begin seeing the wonderful renaissance of nature!
Today’s article is dedicated to the city of fogs and dreams “London”, straining the last beams of the year and contemplating some of its most beautiful mosaics!