Tag: mosaic

Nov 25, 2014

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Stunning 2200-Year-Old Mosaics Discovered in Ancient Greek City

Three new mosaics were recently discovered in the ancient Greek city of Zeugma, which is located in the present-day province of Gaziantep in southern Turkey. The incredibly well-preserved mosaics date back to 2nd century BC. Zeugma was considered one of the most important centers of the Eastern Roman Empire and the ancient city has…

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Apr 6, 2014

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Shattered Mirror Sunset Reflections That Look Like Stained Glass Windows

Broken Mirror/Evening Sky is the newest series from New York based artist Bing Wright. This new body of work marks Wright’s first return to color photography in almost a decade. Bing recently completed a solo exhibition at the Paula Cooper Gallery in New York City; he is also represented by the James Harris Gallery…

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Nov 24, 2013

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

Artistic Mom Makes Amazing Mosaic with 10,000 ‘Dots’ of Play-Doh

One day, artist and mother of three Lacy Knudson was playing with Play-Doh with her children when she serendipitously mixed some colours together and made her first ‘dot’. It dawned on her that these dots could be a creative way to make art and still be with her children at the same time. Play-Doh…

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Sep 21, 2012

A Chef’s Portrait Made from Food

A Chef’s Portrait Made from Food

Artwork and Photography by Golpeavisa Mexican creative studio Golpeavia was hired to make a portrait of world-famous chef René Redzepi for the cover of ClasePremier magazine. Rather than simply do an illustrated portrait, the agency decided to pay homage to the chef by creating his portrait out of food (and some table settings)…

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Aug 25, 2012

Neatly Arranged Shelves That Look Like Skulls

Neatly Arranged Shelves That Look Like Skulls

In his series entitled Vanitas, London-based artist James Hopkins rearranges items on shelves into a skull-like mosaic made of books, trinkets and other household objects. The variety in the objects used and the different way in which each version arrives at the same general skull shape is fascinating. Hopkins received his MA in Fine…

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Jul 8, 2012

Celebrity Photo Mosaics by Charis Tsevis

Celebrity Photo Mosaics by Charis Tsevis

Charis Tsevis is an award-wining visual designer and illustrator living and working in Athens, Greece. He serves a global list of clients from his studio, Tsevis Visual Design. He’s also a part time professor of Editorial Design at the AKTO College of Art and Design. In a recent showcase on Behance, Charis shared his…

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Jan 31, 2011

Astonishing 3D Collages by Adam Neate [30 pics]

Astonishing 3D Collages by Adam Neate [30 pics]

Photograph by Annar_50 Born in 1977, British painter and conceptual artist, Adam Neate, first gained notoriety as a street artist. Born in Colchester, Essex and growing up in Ipswich, Suffolk, Adam’s career originally began in graphic design, working for an advertising agency. Eventually, Adam began to explore painting, often using cardboard because it was cheap…

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