Tag: Mosaics

  • Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church

    Ephesus Seventh-Day Adventist Church

    Some great stonework on the outside of Ephesus Church – Lenox and West 124th Street. And Underground… A short distance north, and under the street, are these great mosaics: Faith Ringgold is the artist behind these amazing works. Ms. Ringgold took inspiration for the title of her mosaic from a Lionel Hampton song, Flying Home.…

  • Mosaics


    When you think of mosaics and ecclesiastical architecture, Harlem does not come to mind. However, the Shiloh Baptist Church at 131st and Adam Clayton Powell has a remarkable, 3 story high external mosaic on its facade. Note the hair styles of the people looking up to the central cross. And those turned away in shame:…