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Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore
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Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts by Lillian Sizemore

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An educational presentation showing how mosaics have both changed and stayed the same over the ages.

An educational presentation showing how mosaics have both changed and stayed the same over the ages.

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  • 1. Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts
  • 2. Ancient Stones in Modern Contexts Lillian Sizemore mosaic artist and educator Getty Villa Fall, 2008
  • 3. Text it starts simply bits of stone fit into designs
  • 4. Text geometric patterns
  • 5. ancient mosaics • geometric and figurative embellishment • enhances public and private architecture • used in floors, walls, baths and transition areas
  • 6. modern mosaics • geometric and figurative embellishment • enhances public and private architecture • used in floors, walls, baths and transition areas floor by Karen Thompson
  • 7. Text so what’s new? Neptune mosaic, Italy
  • 8. Text Hippocampus, Karen Thompson
  • 9. Text Siren, Karen Thompson
  • 10. still use the same ol’ tools Hammer and Hardie to cut stone and glass smalti
  • 11. still set piece by piece Pippa Murray Studio indirect technique
  • 12. we still love the classical themes 1936-1937 Brutton Sisters hand-cut tile mural
  • 13. Text Cornucopia, Karen Thompson
  • 14. Text prehistoric themes Guardian, Bill Buckingham
  • 15. Text Marble Floor Inset, Los Angeles Gas Station
  • 16. the mystery of nature
  • 17. the heavens Celestial Event Series, Lillian Sizemore
  • 18. BUT... ...some things have changed over a few thousand years
  • 19. The Emperor
  • 20. The Emperor now wears deejay headphones Justinian, Santiago Rodriquez
  • 21. Text wears modern fashion Evidence of Burberry, Jim Bachor
  • 22. eats different foods Text Cafeteria Floor Jim Bachor
  • 23. bigger wedding cakes Wedding Cake Project at City Hall: Santiago Rodriguez, Laurel True, Lillian Sizemore, Madeline Behrens-Brigham, Randi Cazenza, Jack Dynis, and Ben Otis Dugger-Leher
  • 24. Text bigger cupcakes too Imaginary Cupcake, Lillian Sizemore
  • 25. Text new icons appear Holy Starbucks, Jim Bachor
  • 26. Text new mythical heros Batman, Santiago Rodriguez
  • 27. Text ancient influences Billboard, Los Angeles 2007 in a modern world
  • 28. Turntable, Santiago Rodriguez
  • 29. mosaics are now a mash-up of past, present, and future... Turntable, Santiago Rodriguez
  • 30. > Greek Attic Red Figure Ware circa 515-505 BC > influences a modern Greek stamp, circa 1970 > influences a mosaic table, circa 2007 by Santiago Rodriguez
  • 31. > Greek Attic Red Figure Ware circa 515-505 BC > influences a modern Greek stamp, circa 1970 > influences a mosaic table, circa 2007 by Santiago Rodriguez
  • 32. Text geometric patterns Getty Villa Garden captivate
  • 33. Text and confound Behind, Dominique Annarelli
  • 34. Diamond Heart, Lillian Sizemore
  • 35. Bay Area Discovery Museum, Pippa Murray
  • 36. mosaics are a compass, our guide they mirror the times Bay Area Discovery Museum, Pippa Murray
  • 37. Text politics Obama Mosaic, Mike Mandel
  • 38. renegades Mosaic Graffiti, Paris
  • 39. urban archeology Asphalt Mosaics: the Grace and the Grit Laurel True Lancaster 400
  • 40. spinouts Skidmark/E. 7th at Derby Laurel True
  • 41. what is beauty? Crack/Peterson at Chapman Laurel True
  • 42. mosaic and pattern— expression for the ages all ages!
  • 43. thanks for watching www.sfmosaic.com

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