Archive for July, 2010

ROMAN MOSAICS : A PAINTING FOR ETERNITY

ROMAN MOSAICS : A PAINTING FOR ETERNITY

A speech for
Institutes of Catholic Culture Studies & The University of St Thomas
Houston Texas USA

In 1990 I had the opportunity to apprentice at the Vatican’s mosaic studio where I learned roman, byzantine and the ‘micromosaic’ in smalti filati technque.Mosaics, which according to Vasari, should imitate painting, have been utilized since 1600 by the Vatican studio [...]


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