ANCIENT LOD MOSAIC - modern views

Artists LILLIAN SIZEMORE and VANESSA SOMERS gave presentations at San Francisco's Legion of Honor, each providing personal reflections on life in Roman era Israel, as revealed by an extraordinary example of mosaic art, then on display. Both artists' studio practices are influenced by their study - in very distinctive ways. Vanessa also presented her Asaroton (Unswept Floor), an adaption of an ancient theme. 

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LILLIAN SIZEMORE mosaic art. Photos ©2011 Lillian Sizemore, all rights reserved. Go to Flickr site for for titles and additional information. slideshow Artist VANESSA SOMERS speaks about her work, bridging the ancient and contemporary worlds of mosaic art. Photos ©2011 Vanessa Somers all rights reserved. Go to Flickr site for for titles and additional information. slideshow LOD MOSAIC at Legion of Honor in San Francisco. Images courtesy of Israel Antiquities Authority and Lillian Sizemore.