WHY YOU STARE AT THE WALL
What is it about mosaic? from the floors of ancient Roman villas to Chuck Close’s much instagrammed tile portraits adorning New York’s new Second Avenue subway, the form has lasted for centuries. As Close told the New York Times of his underground works: “The richness of my art will be to simultaneously let people in on how many ways there are to build an image.” While Nancy epstein may not be shown at momA, her original designs for Artistic tile, which she founded in 1987, are coveted the world over. if that’s not fine art, what is?