A transgender cow, incongruous crustaceans and a boar-dog: the surprising tale of reconstructing a Byzantine mosaic floor

A retired engineer from Tel Aviv is an unlikely candidate to undertake the reconstruction of a Byzantine mosaic floor in Greece. But with hard work, determination and a generous amount of enthusiasm he transformed a few forgotten mosaic fragments …. ..into a digital representation of a lost masterpiece: Fragments of …

Mosaics in Chicago. Part II_Mosaics at the Art Institute of Chicago.

The contemporary and ancient mosaics in Chicago are varied, brilliant and inspiring. Ranging from Roman and Byzantine mosaics at the Art Institute of Chicago to public art by Marc Chagall and Jim Bachor’s iconic pot holes, it’s the place to go if you love the art form. Mosaics in Chicago …