The path that leads to the creation of an artistic mosaic work is certainly long. Not only because it takes a long time to create the mosaic itself, rather because the steps from an idea to set down the tiles are not so predictable. There is a painful part, where I fix on paper with… Continue reading From sketch to mosaic: the interpretation
I’ve recently read a book “Bright Earth. The invention of colour” by Philip Ball. It’s a very interesting and pleasant essay, where the author thinks back to the history of the colour from a physical-chemical point of wiew, and from the very first uses till now. Today we take for granted the facility to use… Continue reading Does the colour last forever?
The categories of the mosaic The world of the mosaic art is wide. For these reason I think it could be useful to stop and clarify the question in order to understand better. The mosaic has an ancient story. The first discoveries date back to 3000 b.C.; a lot happened since then and it is… Continue reading The easel mosaic
Beyond the surface To exhibit means to expose oneself. That’s true in every ambit: doing a presentation speech at work, talking about your ideas or taking sides. Sometimes to expose ourselves creates a sort of anxiety, because we move from our uses and we put ourselves out there. It’s exactly what happened to me in… Continue reading What I have learned from my first solo exhibition