‘I believe in New Yorkers. Whether they’ve ever questioned the dream in which they live, I wouldn’t know, because I won’t ever dare ask that question.’Does this quote sound familiar? In today’s article, it will take on a new significance while exploring the vision of the mosaic man: Jim Power. The artist who designed seven mosaic light poles for his Astor Place community. Power’s mission is to mosaic all of New York City.
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
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
Cover Photos: Courtesy of David Chidgey Ask a roomful of art critics and art historians “Who are the world’s most innovative mosaic artists today?” and you’ll stumble upon dozens of different answers. Visual art is too subjective, thus, there is no single standard to appraise the most creative mosaicist or painter