The untold story of the ancient world’s lost mosaics

Through neglect, theft, natural disaster, acquisition, iconoclasm, lack of resources or simple ignorance many of the ancient world’s mosaics are gone. This is the story of those lost mosaics. Lost Mosaics _ fragments in the grass   The ancient city of Jerash, an hour’s drive from Jordan’s capital, is an …

Mosaics in Chicago. Part III_Marc Chagall’s Four Seasons mosaic.

Part III of my Mosaics in Chicago series looks at the making of Marc Chagall’s Four Seasons mosaic – a monumental 21-metre long mosaic work  in Chase Tower Plaza, downtown Chicago. Marc Chagall’s Four Seasons Mosaic_ a musical way of painting. If you stand in front of Marc Chagall’s Four …