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SAMA News A Glass and Mosaic Family Legacy

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by Shawn Newton

Photography by Dreamwalls Glass and Jonathan P. Ellgen, Courtesy of Lakewood Cemetery, Shared by Permission of the Society of American Mosaic Artists

The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) takes a look at the J&R Lamb Studios, America’s oldest continuously run decorative arts company. Lamb Studios was the creative force behind the stunning mosaic art that decorates the Lakewood Memorial Chapel, the architectural centerpiece of the Lakewood Cemetery in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By many accounts, it contains the most perfect examples of Byzantine-style mosaic art in the United States.

This article was originally published on page 44 of the November/December 2020 issue of Glass Art®.



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