WHY YOU STARE AT THE WALL

Town & Country (Philippines) - - MASTERS OF DESIGN - NANCY EP­STEIN

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?

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