I’ve explained about the importance of artwork being balanced and harmonious with itself.
When do these two modes clash with each other?
Usually when there is just one of two elements that are found objects, and the rest of the mosaic is conventional mosaic.
For some viewers, the one thing that is not like the rest of the artwork distracts from whatever else the art is about.The Atmospherics of Light at Night
Terry Broderick’s Blue Venice Mosaic has me thinking about these questions because it might be “the exception the proves [challenges] the rule.”