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The 21st Century Cave Painter

Laurel Barbieri Art
Namibia’s Bounty

At the foot of a cliff face in Namibia, Laurel Barbieri stood with San bushmen, admiring a “canvas” of imagery thousands of years old. Filling the smooth, shadow-dappled surface were ancient pictographs— hand-drawn portrayals of nomadic hunters stalking a range of charismatic megafauna. Some of them were painted with mineralized pigments mixed with eland blood.  Continue reading The 21st Century Cave Painter