Wednesday, July 28, 2010

The River Of Life






London-based mosaic artist Gary Drostle’s latest masterpiece commissioned by the University of Iowa

Drostle’s spectacular, 12’ x 47’ intricate porcelain and glass mosaic art mural. Inspired by the connection Iowa City and the state university both share with the Iowa River as it knifes directly through the center of each on its way to joining the Mississippi, Drostle’s concept for this mosaic mural centered on the river as the vision of well-being or a path through life, rather than just a state of being at a single moment in time.

Installed over masonry in the
traditional two-step process, the River of Life is manifested with ½” and ¼” unglazed Winkelman French porcelain mosaics interspersed with Bisazza mosaic glass highlights.


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Blogger Nancie Mills Pipgras said...

Gary Drostle and LATICRETE. A great combination!

July 28, 2010 at 11:39 PM  

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