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NEW - Andamento 2015

 

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 2015 issue:-

Coming to the city - the remarkable art of collaboration - by Lee Helme

God sees me - George Ehling's mosaic house in Hollywood, California - by Lillian Sizemore

The sumptuous surface - the quest for colour and use of mosaic in 19th and early 20th century buildings - by Teresa Sladen

A useful occupation - the 'opus criminale' work of women prisoners in the mid-nineteenth century - by Heike Zech, with Ilona Jesnick

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Issues 2-8 are also available

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?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...

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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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