Mid-Century Murals II

Another round of mid-century era mosaic and relief murals from around the world. Here is my 1st post.

Artist unknown, located on the exterior of Gasthof Paradies. Vogt, Germany

Artist unknown, mosaic located at Lorentz Casimir Lyceum School. Eindhoven, Netherlands

Relief by Harrie Sterk, c. 1950's. Previously located at Willibrord School, Vleuten, Netherlands.

Artist unknown, children's mosaic. Schiedam, Netherlands.

Mosaic by Leopold Christian Pfeffer. Vienna, Austria

Mosaic by Ladislav and Rudolf Mosko. Trencin, Slovakia

Artist unknown, tree mosaic mural located on Admiraal van Genstraat. Utrecht, Netherlands

Mosaic by Daan Wildschut, c. 1962-63, located at the former St. Willibrord Hospital. Tegelen, Netherlands

Relief mosaic on exterior of police station by Karl Jakob van Beekum. Stadskanaal, Netherlands

Mosaic titled Közösen (together) by Imre Tóth. MIskolc, Hungary


Mosaic by Alexander von Svoboda at the Newtonbrook Secondary School. Ontario, Canada

Phoenix Rising from the Ashes,1952-54, by Wilhelm Geissler. Salzhaus, Frankfurt, Germany

Mosaic advertisement for De Utrecht Insurance by Jan Boon, 1955. Utrecht, Netherlands

Relief mosaic sculpture by Erwin and Helmut Plönes at the Opladen Library. Opladen, Germany

All images via Wikipedia and Wikimedia

4 comments:

sfmosaic said...

excellent curation of rarely seen work.I enjoy your blog very much, always a visual and educational treat!

Mid-Centuria said...

Thanks for the kind words and so glad you enjoyed the post!

Nancie Mills Pipgras said...

Another wonderful post that I am passing along to Mosaic Art NOW followers immediately. I continue to be so impressed with your research and presentation. Still sending folks to the Playboy Pad. Cheers, Nancie

Mid-Centuria said...

Thanks Nancie!!!!