Tag Archives: Isaiah Zagar

Hand’s On

Over the weekend, I indulged in a two-day intensive workshop with Isaiah Zagar who, thanks to a recent film about him by his son and a CNN feature, is experiencing a new wave of popularity. Zagar, 70, has been encrusting … Continue reading

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In a Dream

Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar has spent his life’s career creating enormous mosaics which encrust entire buildings, from floor to ceiling, in alleys and rooftops. His work is a well known fixture of Philadelphia’s South Street neighborhood. In fact, he has … Continue reading

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