Restoring the Mosaics at St. Jude Catholic Chapel in Downtown Dallas

If you blink, you could miss it. It's sandwiched between a restaurant and empty building on Main Street in Dallas. But if you look up behind the small tree, you'll see the cross and the large mosaic that adorn St. Jude Catholic Chapel. The chapel turns 50 next year. It's a thriving community with a faithful following. But age wasn't kind to its mosaics--three are inside and one's on the outside. Cracks, slatherings of silicone and mildew threatened the exterior mosaic created by noted artist Gyorgy Kepes.   Continue reading...

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