friday fun: mosaic madness?

well, it’s bank holiday weekend and in good english tradition it seems determined to be a wet one! so i thought a colourful offering was in order for this week’s friday fun post. situated on a quiet, suburban street in chiswick, the treatment rooms are a striking statement. although the beautiful, bold mosaics always make me smile whenever i have occasion to walk past this house, i’ve often wondered what the neighbours think. now, thanks to an ancient interview with the treatment rooms’ owner and creator (that i dug up on t’interwebs), i know they don’t seem to mind all that much.

it’s been fascinating to watch the murals slowly envelop this otherwise ordinary end of terrace over the years. i wish i had some before and after shots! i certainly recommend reading the afore mentioned interview with the rather excellently named baroness von reichardt to get a glimpse of the meaning behind some of the mosaics.

i’ll leave you with some close-ups. have a happy (and hopefully colourful) bank holiday!

an unfinished mosaic on a low brick wall on the other side of the street from the treatment rooms 

detail of the wall at the back of the treatment rooms (except the yellow/orange section, which is actually a snippet of the vehicle parked outside the front of the treatment rooms!)

This entry was published on 24 August, 2012 at 6:51 pm. It’s filed under art, friday fun, smile, street art and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

5 thoughts on “friday fun: mosaic madness?

  1. WoW! Those are fantastic!. 😉

  2. These are great!

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