Micromosaics

Micromosaics[Download] ✤ Micromosaics By Heike Zech – Heartforum.co.uk From a distance micromosaics appear like paintings; it is only on closer inspection that the intricate patterns of tesserae the tiny pieces of stone tile or glass used to create the mosaic become appa From a distance Micromosaics appear like paintings; it is only on closer inspection that the intricate patterns of tesserae the tiny pieces of stone tile or glass used to create the mosaic become apparent Some of the most virtuosic examples of this art appear in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s Gilbert Collection Sir Arthur Gilbert was credited with coining the term “Micromosaics” and this superlative collection includes pieces ranging from portraits to table tops Illustrated with stunning photography this new book explores the technical aspects of making Micromosaics as well as the cultural atmosphere in which such pieces first flourished during the late th century Author Heike Zech traces their evolution through the th century until the techniue virtually vanished in the early s.

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  • Hardcover
  • 144 pages
  • Micromosaics
  • Heike Zech
  • 04 May 2014
  • 9781851779703

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