26 Jun 2019

The Best and Most Outrageous Examples of Mosaic Art in Southern California

We’re continuing our road trip tour of the United States, and checking out the best examples of the widely varied ways in which mosaic art brightens up public spaces. In this segment, we’ll list the must-see locations in Southern California. Not surprisingly, California has some outstanding pieces that you can
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16 Jan 2019

Exploring the Marvels of Wooden Mosaics

Wooden mosaics can be really mesmerizing. Whether it’s at a museum, garden or even within the home. Although there are gorgeous wooden mosaics that are timeless, you don’t have to be a sixteenth century mosaic craftsman to incorporate these beauties into your own home. With tutorials and the right materials,
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30 Aug 2018

Living in a Mosaic – California Venice Mosaic Art Tile House

In 1994, Venice, California was a different place than it is today. It had a bohemian vibe and it wasn’t necessarily considered upscale, but a place where artists, artisans and all kinds of creatives found their home. Much later, when the tech companies started popping up the city, the population
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22 Aug 2018

Queen Califia’s Magical Circle Garden-A Mosaic Extravaganza

Not many outdoor monuments are dedicated to both the imagination and the art of mosaic such as the spectacular Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Escondido. The last major public work of the famous French-American artist Niki de Saint Phalle, this outdoor installation is the only American sculpture garden and a
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12 Jun 2018

Street Mosaic Art

A long history of mosaic art is traditionally bound to opulence and wealth, predominantly around the Mediterranean. This luxurious decorating art technique was always reserved for the aristocrats and the rich, while the regular folk could only hope to enjoy some of its charms in scarce public buildings. And that
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23 May 2018

Breaking the mold: Examining modern mosaic patterns

The mosaic artform might come off as being an antiquated application that is rooted in an era in human history preceding Christ. But the truth is, although many famous mosaics are actually relics from the past, there are contemporary artists that have given a re-think of the millennia-old art form,
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