01 Jul 2015
Ever since the ancient Greeks, Romans and Byzantines have ascertained the medium of mosaic, its practice made its way through medieval Western Europe to finally reach the Islamic world and Eastern Europe. Throughout the modern period, mosaic art was being revived within the Arts and Crafts movement. The hallway of
19 Jun 2015
Have you ever wondered about a must see destination of the world that holds miracles, memories, magic and history? If you haven’t planned your summer vacation yet, this article is for you. Choose one of the 5 most blissful temples of the world and make your adventure unique and artistic!
11 May 2015
Top 10 Religious Mosaics Of The Week Art is the only way to escape the routine and stagnation of life, without the need to leave home. Regardless of where we are or what we are doing, art spontaneously brightens our lives in all of its shades. Art of any kind,
11 Mar 2015
It was during the Roman Empire that mosaic art reached its supreme glory. Figures of the Roman Empire had installed mosaics on the floors of their palaces and villas. Mosaic art is considered to be an ancient art with several techniques of craft, Roman techniques being the oldest of its kind. The Roman technique consists of using tiles hand-cut with a hammer and a nail, and crafting the mosaic directly into the floor. Ancient mosaics typically portray famous figures and traditional geometric patterns. Some of the mosaic artworks were destroyed through wars, while others were discovered time after time during excavations all over the world. Here is a list of the roman mosaic discoveries that were made through time and space. These monuments are now considered to be cultural heritage sites.
27 Feb 2015
Throughout history vaulted ceilings were used to ornament cathedrals and basilicas and make a space look larger than it is. In architecture, the main function of vaults was to give resistance to walls and ceilings. There’s a wide variety of vaults such as the Barrel Vault, Groin Vault, Rib Vault and Fan vault. This variety took ceilings to another dimension and more than art covering four walls with a roof. Therefore, Mozaico thought of taking you on a journey of renowned to less known monuments , spreading through three continents and two thousand years of history. We start with the contemporary art of magical stained glass ceilings made by Daniel Buren to conclude with the fairy land of India, the Taj Mahal.
13 Feb 2015
Throughout history, the art of stained glass has been restricted to ornamenting churches and momentous architectural designs. Stained glass usually refers to colorful material itself or to artworks made with it. Similar to mosaic art, stained glass designs can raise and fall. Stained glass ornaments can decorate your home with colorful abstract lights, floral patterns or landscapes. Figurative and splendid medieval stained glass windows can be witnessed in a church or a parliament building to narrate and commemorate tenses from the Bible, literature or history. You can even find stained glass within college halls. Stained glass art is still present for modern glass artists and their creations including third dimensional structures and sculptures.