New Georgian Chant Tours

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Our friends at Georgian Chant have announced two new tour itineraries this summer that sound quite wonderful. Here is their press release: Trip of a Lifetime In celebration of our tenth season, our team has split our original package tour…

The Picture and the Frame

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“A painter paints pictures on canvas, but musicians paint their pictures on silence.” —Leopold Stokowski It is a curious thing that most of the earth, most of the time, is completely silent—forests, mountain ranges, deserts, prairies, glaciers, oceans, the vast…

Mozaicon. Vibrant Romanian Mosaics

Subtelty and complexity of color. Notice how the

Mozaicon was started by a group of Romanian fresco artists who came together in 2008 to create the mosaics for the Patriarchal Cathedral Complex in Bucharest.  After the initial project, only one of the artists, Daniel Codrescu continued working in…

Georgian Wonder

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I have already posted an article on Contemporary Georgian artists.  But it seems like every week I discover one more amazing Georgian artist doing things in repoussé, wood, stone, enamel or mosaic that very few are able to equal in quality and especially…