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Mosaic Conservation and Restoration

Mosaic Conservation and Restoration

RESTORATION

Mosaics constitute a shared cultural inheritance from the Roman and Byzantine world throughout the Mediterranean region. Due to the vast number of mosaics presently at risk, there is an urgency to determine common problems, to promote efforts to better conserve these important historic documents and artistic creations of the past.

MICROMOSAIC IN SMALTI FILATI TECHNIQUE

MICROMOSAIC IN SMALTI FILATI TECHNIQUE

Micromosaic in Smalti Filati is a prestigious, antique technique that developed in Rome between the XVI and XVII centuries.

Mosaic art conference in Houston at University of St. Thomas

Mosaic art conference in Houston at University of St. Thomas

The art of mosaics and the mosaic artist in the Roman,Byzantine and Vatican tradition

Where i grew up: The Vatican Studio of Mosaic

Where i grew up: The Vatican Studio of Mosaic

The Vatican Mosaic Studio opened in the 16th century. It checks and restores the ten thousand square meters of mosaic in Saint Peter’s Basilica. Precious mosaics issue continuously from its laboratory for private customers or for the Pope, who frequently makes gifts of them during official visits

“Mater Ecclesiae” mosaic in Sewickley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Mater Ecclesiae” mosaic in Sewickley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The phases of the construction of the Mater Ecclesiae, the mosaic that adorns the bell tower of the new Sewickley catholic church. Some of these pictures were taken in March, during a recent trip to Rome to meet with the artist, Enzo Aiello.

Antonio Salviati

Antonio Salviati

Italian glass manufacturer who helped reestablish Murano as a centre of Italian glassworking and was instrumental in stimulating European interest in brightly coloured, ornate pieces of Italian glass.

What kind of mosaic?

What kind of mosaic?

In the hands of a master, the placing of mosaic tesserae is a very versatile technique where the personal sensibilities of the artist can be expressed – whether it be a reproduction of mosaics or paintings, or a new, unique creation of the artist’s own design.Enzo can create custom mosaics for residential and commercial settings, whether the location is exterior or interior

Custom Mosaics

Custom Mosaics

Enzo can create custom mosaics for residential and commercial settings, whether the location is exterior or interior. Examples include:
Tables
Floorscapes
Medallions
Wall murals
Vaults
Ceilings
Swimming pools
Mausoleums
Columbariums [what the hell are these?]
Garden features
Family crests and coats of arms

Which kind of technique?

Which kind of technique?

The oldest mosaic technique is the cut technique.
The most used methods are : DIRECT and INDIRECT METHOD.
Roman, Byzantine,Contemporary mosaic, Micromosaic in smalti filati


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