Friday, November 4, 2011

NY Times special report on mosaic art


RAVENNA, ITALY — Mosaic is one of the oldest of the decorative arts and developed into one of the most spectacular. From humble beginnings in such forms as pebbles pressed in patterns into beaten earth floors, at its high points during Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine times mosaic became a sophisticated fine art in itself. 

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4 comments:

  1. Wonderful job!!!
    have a nice weekend

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  2. I want to let you know that there is a great new book "The hidden and the revealed" by Lilian Broca. A wonderful story of biblical Esther and Broca's passion for mosaic.
    It will be available Nov. 20 on Amazon.

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  3. You must have been thrilled to read this article!

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