How Liza Lou and Her Collective of Zulu Bead-Workers Have Perfected the Art of Painting with Glass
By Artsy Editors
Jan 12, 2015 3:14 pm

Since founding a collective with Zulu bead-workers in South Africa a decade ago, the artist has created these compositions in collaboration with a community of female artisans. Together they work on the incredibly time-consuming process of beading canvases, creating surfaces  with subtle variations in color that recall pixelated moire patterns or snakeskin.