Soviet Era Mosaics

Mosaics of the soviet era

In empires dating back centuries mosaic murals were used to tell stories and depict scenes. In recent Soviet history mosaic murals were mainly used to spread information, slogans and propaganda. These mosaic murals often showed people in heroic situations and proportions. In and on many government buildings, universities, schools these mosaic murals were used to …

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The history of mosaics

Mosaic has been in existence for more than 4,000 years. Back then, the ancient people used terracotta cones with their points pushed to the background. Later on, pebbled pavements using colored stones were placed together to create a pattern but it was only in the 4th century BC when the Greeks made detailed geometric patterns …

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