Survey of Modern Mosaics, Part 1: The Federal Arts Project
Mosaics are an ancient art; the oldest known examples are over 5,000 years old! This particular artistic trend was not in vogue in the United States however, until the Federal Arts Project of the 1930s began to commission large-scale mosaics across the country. Suddenly, the American public remembered the singular beauty of this ancient tradition and a new era of mosaic art came to life.
Photographer Spotlight: Darren Bradley
According to Darren Bradley, he came to photography through his love of architecture. “I’m probably just a frustrated architect, really, but that’s all about choices and the road not taken.” What began as a hobby on the side bloomed into a full-time passion, and now Bradley is commissioned for everything from photo books and magazines to large-scale architecture firms. He...