A Fourth Crusade novel of intrigue, violence and love.



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NEW - Andamento 2014


Andamento - the exciting new annual journal looking at contemporary mosaics; published by the British Association for Modern Mosaic.

This full-colour mosaic magazine aims to fill the gap in critical review and in-depth writing on mosaic from the 19th century to the present day.

Feature articles in the 2014 issue:-

Dissolving Into Light - the creative journey of Elaine M. Goodwin

• Nancie Mills Pipgras - The Art of Community Transformation - monumental mosaic murals in Chile

• Gregory Edwards - Tygers Burning Bright - William Blake, poet and painter, in mosaics

• Neil Moat - Hodie Mecum Eris In Paradiso - Rust & Co. mosaics at St. George's Church, West Jesmond, Newcastle on Tyne

Get your copy today - click here

Issues 2-7 are also available

2014 Andamento


Dal Sogno all’ Opus Veritas

mosaics, sculptures and drawings by
Verdiano Marzi

March 28th – July 3rd, 2015

at the Fourth Presbyterian Church , Chicago, USA​

Sponsored by the Chicago Mosaic School in cooperation with the Fourth Presbyterian Church,
this exhibition coincides with the School’s 10th anniversary.

  The Chicago Mosaic School, founded in 2005,
is the first school
in the United States
dedicated to teaching historic and contemporary Mosaic Arts.



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and Did You Know That?



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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