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The British Association
for Modern Mosaic

FORUM 2017

 


30th September to 1st October 2017

The Saturday Forum and AGM will be held at South Hall at Pollock Halls,
University of Edinburgh,
18 Holyrood Park Road,
Edinburgh, EH16 5AY

For the first time the BAMM Forum will be held in Edinburgh in Scotland, hosted by the University of Edinburgh. 

The Sunday workshops will be held at Edinburgh College of Art, which has recently become the custodian of fragments from the mosaic arches of Paolozzi’s Tottenham Court Road tube station in London.

For more information click http://www.bamm.org.uk/

 

 

MODERN MOSAICS AT TATE MODERN?

It all began back in 2001, when BAMM member Dr. Pat Witts wrote to Tate Director Sir Nicholas Serota asking if Tate Modern would feature modern mosaic in its collections.

He replied, “There is an agreement with the Trustees of the Victoria & Albert Museum, as the national collection of Art and Design, that they will concentrate on the decorative arts, leaving the graphic arts of the twentieth century to us.”

The idea that mosaic is always “decorative” as opposed to “graphic” is tendentious, of course, not to say silly. Accordingly in 2012 your editor asked Tate Modern if there had been any change...

Full story inside...

 


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Associations

 

Just in case you don't know, there are four mosaic associations you should consider joining. All are useful for contacts, exhibitions and news letters.

BAMM: British Association for Modern Mosaics

SAMA: Society of American Mosaic Artists

MAANZ: Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zealand

DOMO: German Organization for Mosaic Art

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The Man Who Came After Hyacinth Bobo

 


This is a novel about the Fourth Crusade, the one which ended up sacking Constantinople, the greatest city in Christendom. And why, you ask, does it feature on the Home page of Mosaic Matters? Two excellent reasons - the author is your Editor, Paul Bentley, and of course mosaic pops up now and then - there is even a description of how the Byzantines made their wall mosaics. More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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