Contemporary mosaics: mosaic innovators.

Mosaic innovators Part III of a three-part post on contemporary mosaics. Part I Highlighted the particular properties of mosaic by demonstrating what mosaics are not. Part II Examined how contemporary ceramics have broken down the barriers between art and craft and how the material used is less important than the …

Contemporary mosaics – learning lessons from ceramics

Part II of a three-part post on mosaics and contemporary art. ‘ Learning lessons: Contemporary mosaics and the world of ceramics. Part One of this post on contemporary mosaics pointed out the seemingly obvious –  mosaics might create images, patterns and moods but they are not paintings. Mosaics are born …

What are mosaics? First, five things that they are not

What are mosaics? Part one of a three part blog on the place of mosaics in contemporary art. PART ONE: WHAT ARE MOSAICS?  FIVE THINGS THAT THEY ARE NOT Joan Eardley‘s paintings are urgent; running-to-catch-the-last-bus kind of urgent. They are full of rushed energy, of stops and darts, turns and …