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Mosaic

 
The word itself inspires me: the composition of a whole image through the strategic arrangement of many components. Philosophically, the notion touches on themes such as community, family and teamwork. Artistically, however, it is the idea of seeing two perspectives at once that dazzles me: the myopic focus on a multitude of singularities and the hyperopic perception of one whole image made up of those smaller pieces. The earliest known mosaic art dates to Mesopotamia and the second half of the third millennium. Colored stones, shells and ivory were used to decorate temples by arranging them to form a singular image. Ancient Rome and Greece, too, used mosaic art to great effect in their temples and public spaces. It is an art form that is still very much alive today, used as a decorative technique in homes, museums, galleries and restaurants

by Andrew

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Maybelline

Stumbled back to you via P. Allen Smith. Love these mosaics. I have pinned this inspiration as I collect ideas for my newly remodeled kitchen and my soon to be re-landscaped front yard.

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ILONA

So much beauty and work. They are fun to see. Thank you for sharing your visions with us.

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Linda

Of all your posts, I think I relate to this one best of all! Beautiful, thank you.

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Joanne Daschel

Thanks for featuring mosaic art, but please give credit to the artists. It’s easy to drop the pictures into Google Images search box to find out who made them, but these are all stitched together as one image. The koi mosaic is by Gary Drostle I believe.

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