Venetian glass bead -still life

November 15, 2018

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These beads uncovered a history that is interesting but also dark.  I discovered that these antique beads we bought in Venice t were in fact sed as trade beads, and that included trade with slavery, which shaded my vision that felt worthy of a painting, and my ability to continue with this became unclear, but since it’s inital creation was for beauty and of glass I record their beauty in drawing.

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