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    Mosaic Work Called Trencadis by Gaudi at Park Guell

    Mosaic Work Called Trencadis by Gaudi at Park Guell [enlarge]

    A closeup of a serpentine bench adorned with mosaic work known as trencadis at Park Guell, Barcelona. This technique of breaking tiles of different patterns and different shapes to compose a single mosaic was constanly used by Antoni Gaudi and his followers. I found this particular shard with some numbers on it which reminds me of notations made by master masons or stone cutters on ancient walls.

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    7 Comments:

    Blogger Abraham Lincoln said...

    That is very unusual and colorful. I like it.

    Abraham Lincoln
    —Me as Moses—

    1:55 PM  
    Blogger Kate said...

    You may not be participating in theme day but this post is every bit as colourful. Love your photos of Gaudi!

    3:11 PM  
    Blogger Ame said...

    HEY YOU!

    Your Margarita is getting WARM! LOL!

    And the "Blonde" is looooooooonely!

    Great shot Carlos!

    How have ya beeeeeeeen???!!!

    I think I reeeeeeeeeally need a vacation right about now...geez, it's SUMMER!!!!

    Take care, see ya 'round cyberspace!

    =)x

    7:59 PM  
    Blogger Abraham Lincoln said...

    I was here earlier today and thought I had left a comment about your post but I don't see it now. Sorry. I must have left one and forgot to save it.

    I like the post because the design is so special and vivid in colors.

    Abraham Lincoln
    —Me as Moses—

    8:28 PM  
    Blogger Tiverius said...

    I'd like to do the same in a wall outside my house (as I admire Gaudi so much), but I wonder how difficult it is.
    When I visited Park Guell, I really fell in love with this square above the coloumns!

    9:00 PM  
    Blogger Ame said...

    OOPS! Wrong Carlos!

    Sorry...you probably thought I was a little strange...and too friendly huh? LOL! I got you mixed up with a good friend over in Lisbon, also named Carlos!

    Sorry for the confusion! ;)

    Nice blog anyway!

    9:16 AM  
    Blogger Yasser Rahman said...

    I like that picture..very very colourfull! are those tiles by any chance?

    4:09 PM  

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