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How wonderful. A venue for the Society of American Mosaic Artist’s (SAMA) annual member show, Mosaic Arts International, that is a perfect fit. Tacoma’s Museum of Glass (MOG) has all the right stuff to showcase contemporary mosaic splendidly. The internationally-known museum has the architecture and lighting to make mosaic literally and figuratively shine. More important, MOG has a natural kinship with mosaic through the medium of glass.

On 13, Mar 2013 | 16 Comments | In Exhibits & Museums, Home Spotlight Articles | By Nancie<p>Via Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA)<p>How wonderful. …

The largest mosaic installation in South American continues to grow under leadership of Isidora Paz López.

On 30, Mar 2013 | 46 Comments | In Art, Artists, Home Spotlight Articles | By Nancie<p>Chicarra/Cicada "Cicada chilensis" & Sahumerio (Incense) "Twedia …

"Art of Mosaics: Piecing It Together" is a fine and robust first foray into the world of contemporary mosaic for Boston's Fuller Craft Museum. With over 30 objects running the gamut from the familiar to the revelatory in jewelry, sculpture and wall pieces, the show also has a strong local focus.

On 31, Jul 2013 | One Comment | In Artists, Exhibits & Museums, Home Spotlight Articles | By Nancie<p>Cynthia Toops “White Fence” 2012 2.75 x 2.0 x .25 …

Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both …

Cabins

It's Official: Voyager 1 Spacecraft Has Left The Solar System

Bigger, brighter, better: Frieze London 2013

With its giant womb, its spiral glass corridor and its big inky puddles, this year's Frieze art fair is like a big playground<p>I have had a tango alone in a darkened room with nothing but a portrait of Marilyn Monroe for company (this sort of thing I can do almost as well at home). I have tracked a …

Leee Black Childers on Warhol and Pork is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

The Daily Pic: in 1971, Leee Black Childers documented "Pork", Warhol's only play, in all its scatology.<p>This is a production still from the 1971 …

April Dauscha at ISE is the Daily Pic by Blake Gopnik

The Daily Pic: April Dauscha imagines bustles worn in front.<p>A simple but effective piece by an artist named April Dauscha, from the group show called …

Forget the Beanbag, Meet the Greenbag!

The PP Capsule is a distant relative of the beanbag chair that is composed entirely of post-consumer materials. The lightweight yet durable outer …

‘Pointer Here’ – A Smart Solution for the Frequently Absent-Minded - The Fox Is Black

I’m constantly misplacing things! Whenever I have to leave my house, you’ll almost always find me burrowing through a pile of laundry in search of my …

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A Ghost in the Screen Machine

OAKLAND, Calif. — Steve Jobs knew this well: there’s something magical about technology. Turn on a phone or a computer, and you can access not just …

Art & Painting

Hilarious Cynicism Conveyed Through Minimalist Illustrations

In this digital age, using smartphones, deciphering icons, and clicking “like” have become second nature. It's inevitable that our minds might begin to apply these many technological trends to everyday life. In his series called <i>Cinismo Ilustrado (Cynicism Illustrated)</i>, illustrator and designer …

Minimalism

An Artist Who Plays Tetris With Real-World Junk

We, the Internet, love seeing things organized neatly. Swedish artist Michael Johansson is happy to oblige.<p>“For a long time I was collecting various objects without any idea of what to use them for,” Michael Johansson says. As a student, the Swedish artist produced primarily photo and video …

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Art & Architecture

Colgate Searle

Yesterday I picked up lunch from my favorite spot in Greenpoint, Ash Box Cafe. Ash Box (named because of its location between Ash and Box streets) is …

Art & Design

The Boston Red Sox Win the World Series: Relive the Victory with Christie Brinkley

The Boston Red Sox clinched their third World Series victory in a decade after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 Wednesday at Boston’s Fenway …

MOMables

'Afternoon naps' aid children's learning

<b>Getting young children to take an hour-long nap after lunch could help them with their learning by boosting brain power, a small study suggests.</b><p>A nap appeared to help three-to-five-year-olds better remember pre-school lessons, US researchers said.<p>University of Massachusetts Amherst researchers …

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