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Mosaic Association Exhibition Paddington

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A free exhibition of two and three dimensional unique mosaic artwork created by members of MAANZ.
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Proud artist moment - published on an online forum.

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The Lod mosaics – a carnival of animals - The Guardian

The Lod mosaics – a carnival of animals - The Guardian | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
The Guardian
The Lod mosaics – a carnival of animals
The Guardian
Another feature of mosaics is that shapes and scenes are created not out of painted or carved lines but by the painstaking arrangement of individual tiles, or tesserae.
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Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Mosaic of the Doves

Art and sculptures from Hadrian’s Villa: Mosaic of the Doves | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
This week’s masterpiece from Hadrian’s Villa is a mosaic depicting a group of doves drinking from an ornate bowl, called Mosaic of the Doves. The mosaic is made of thousands of small tesserae in a ...
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Stylish ideas for decorating your outside space with over 400 stunning photographs and 25 step-by-step projects, Helen Baird

Stylish ideas for decorating your outside space with over 400 stunning photographs and 25 step-by-step projects, Helen Baird | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Book 978-1780191669 details, Garden Mosaics Project Book: Stylish ideas for decorating your outside space with over 400 stunning photographs and 25 step-by-step projects from author Helen Baird, published by Southwater on 2012-10-16 with ISBN 978-1780191669...
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Luxury handcrafted mosaic tiles wall art panels for bespoke interiors.

Luxury handcrafted mosaic tiles wall art panels for bespoke interiors. | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Mosaics Art London as commissioner of unique mosaic tiles art specialise in finest mosaic art projects for private clients and commercial art collectors. (RT @MosaicsArt: "She is not real" - Feminine” fine art series by Mosaics Art London.
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How Old School Mosaics are Becoming High-Tech

Ted Acworth, a former NASA engineer with a PhD in mechanical engineering, turned his lifelong love of mosaics into a thriving startup. See how he teamed up w...
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High tech mosaics - see how.

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Jeffrey Bale's World of Gardens: The Apollon Beach Mosaics, Greece

Jeffrey Bale's World of Gardens: The Apollon Beach Mosaics, Greece | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it

Makes And there is an ancient tradition of pebble mosaic dating back 4,000 years to the time of Alexander the Great in Greece. The tradition continues to this day, having been influenced by cultures covering several millennium.

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Makes me wish I had a green thumb!

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Portrait. Mosaic art (made in Italy) / Ritratto realizzato a mosaico - YouTube

Lucio Bertoia makes a portrait with mosaic. Direct technique with enamels and marbles. Other works: http//flic.kr/mosaici (RT @LaMosaicista: I'm afraid I'll start cutting my smalti this size! But the final work looks AMAZING!
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Tweet from @SarahEBond

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I love how Greco-Roman mosaics often have ancient equivalent of Facebook "tagging." (Paphos mosaic, Cyprus, 2nd c.). http://t.co/e6jHAgcz56
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Mosaic work a perfect fit for Rochester artist - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Mosaic work a perfect fit for Rochester artist - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Mosaic work a perfect fit for Rochester artist Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Gussow's black dog, Maggie, helps greet visitors in the studio behind her house, where a mosaic was in the works — a commission from a new veterinary clinic in Rosebud,...
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Robert Fisk: Syria's ancient treasures pulverised

Robert Fisk: Syria's ancient treasures pulverised | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
The priceless treasures of Syria's history – of Crusader castles, ancient mosques and churches, Roman mosaics, the renowned "Dead Cities" of the north and museums stuffed with antiquities – have fallen prey to looters and destruction by armed...
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Magnificent Mosaics - Monthly Mentor - Typepad

Magnificent Mosaics - Monthly Mentor - Typepad | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Magnificent Mosaics. Our students have had the unique privilege of working with two amazing artists, Joanne and Bruce Hunter, of The Art Spot located in Brookfield, CT, on three beautiful mosaics displayed throughout our ...
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Tesserae thickness at Ostia Antica | Romanmosaicist's Blog

Tesserae thickness at Ostia Antica | Romanmosaicist's Blog | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
A very good photo from James Vance (his blog is linked at the end) of tesserae from one of the mosaics at Ostia Antica in Italy. It shows just how deep some of these tesserae were. The questions I feel this brings up are; ...
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History and art combined - great stuff.

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Byzantium Revisited: The Mosaics of Hagia Sophia in the Twentieth Century - Medievalists.net

Byzantium Revisited: The Mosaics of Hagia Sophia in the Twentieth Century - Medievalists.net | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Located at the heart of Constantinople by the Senate and the Imperial Palace, Hagia Sophia was one of the great monuments of Christianity for more than nine hundred years.
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Best place to visit....overwhelming.

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Tourist wanted Pompeii tiles as 'souvenir' - The Local

Tourist wanted Pompeii tiles as 'souvenir' - The Local | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
A Georgian tourist has been caught trying to steal tiles from a mosaic at Pompeii, reportedly telling people he wanted to take a memory home from the ancient (Idiotic, stupid, just plain dumb MT @SoniaMosaic: Tourist steals mosaic tesserae from...
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Really? Surely people are not quite this stupid.  Then again!

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Getty Villa Moves 'Heaven and Earth' for Byzantine Art Exhibition - Guardian Liberty Voice

Getty Villa Moves 'Heaven and Earth' for Byzantine Art Exhibition - Guardian Liberty Voice | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
“Guardian Liberty Voice Getty Villa Moves 'Heaven and Earth' for Byzantine Art Exhibition Guardian Liberty Voice This major loan exhibition surveys the artistic, spiritual and cultural splendor of the Byzantine Empire.”
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Fantastic!
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Cutting your own tesserae, part III - YouTube

Follow up to the 2 previous videos. In this one we are using the tesserae and stone strips previously cut to build an actual mosaic.
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Dorchester Students with Autism Make Massive Ellen Mosaic - Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog)

Dorchester Students with Autism Make Massive Ellen Mosaic - Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog) | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog) Dorchester Students with Autism Make Massive Ellen Mosaic Boston magazine's Boston Daily (blog) The folks at Artaic, the South Boston manufacturing shop that relies on a robot to help them make mosaics for...
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Mosaics – Pieces of Art | Musebreak

Mosaics – Pieces of Art | Musebreak | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
The space (or interstices) between the tesserae are then filled with grout to solidify the artwork. There are several different techniques used to create mosaic art: Opus regulatum: the tesserae create a grid where the pieces ...
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Elisa Insua's Assemblage Mosaics Turn Everyday Junk Into Giant Games of 'I Spy'

Elisa Insua's Assemblage Mosaics Turn Everyday Junk Into Giant Games of 'I Spy' | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
"Fortune" // Photos via Flickr If you were one of those kids who grew up thumbing through "I Spy" books until the pages were worn and torn (or bedtime came around—whichever came first), you'll definitely appreciate the found objects in Elsa Insua's...
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The most sophisticated artistic glass requires the most advanced handling ... - Materials Handling World Magazine

The most sophisticated artistic glass requires the most advanced handling ... - Materials Handling World Magazine | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
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The most sophisticated artistic glass requires the most advanced handling ...
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Mosaics

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Artist: Dmitriy Romanov Aquarium mosaic in bathroom. Colored smalti. 2001 (Artist: Dmitriy Romanov Aquarium mosaic in bathroom. Colored smalti.
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Queens Crap: FMCP mosaics back to looking like crap

Queens Crap: FMCP mosaics back to looking like crap | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Here's the 1964 mosaic of the NYS Pavillion. If Parks can't even fix this properly, why should we expect them to repair the actual structure? Below is a mosaic by Salvador Dali. He's likely rolling over in his grave.
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Treasures are often to be found below our feet.

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Mosaicology: Tesserae. By Greek #mosaic artist Olga Goulandris

Mosaicology: Tesserae. By Greek #mosaic artist Olga Goulandris | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
Tesserae. By Greek #mosaic artist Olga Goulandris. Sharing some pictures from Olga Goulandris's recent mosaic art exhibition in Athens. Authentic work and authentic way of presenting her mosaics, don't you think?
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Well worth a visit to this blog.

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Cultural construction of nudes in Roman mosaics examined

Cultural construction of nudes in Roman mosaics examined | Smash!Mosaics | Scoop.it
The female nudes in Roman mosaics exalt beauty, the carnality and eroticism, while male bodies reflect determination, strength and power.
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