Cave Paintings

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Paleolithic - Human Way of Life - Art and Music
... period comes from Middle Paleolithic/Middle Stone Age sites such as Blombos Cave in the form of bracelets, beads, rock art, and ochre used as body paint and ... humans produced works of art such as cave paintings, Venus figurines, animal carvings and rock paintings ... Upper Paleolithic art can be divided into two broad categories figurative art such as cave paintings that clearly depicts animals (or more rarely humans) and nonfigurative ...
Aurocks - Description
... material, historical descriptions and contemporaneous depictions, such as cave paintings, engravings or Sigismund von Herberstein’s illustration ... work by Charles Hamilton Smith is a copy of a painting owned by a merchant in Augsburg, which may date to the 16th century ... The aurochs was depicted in prehistoric cave paintings and described in Julius Caesar's The Gallic War ...
Sibi Jataka - Cave Paintings
... The story is depicted in numerous Buddhist cave paintings ... An example of this can be found in Cave 17 at Ajanta ... A painting in the Mogao Caves (Cave 275) shows a panel illustrating five jataka tales ...
Laas Gaal - Description
... The Laas Gaal cave paintings are thought to be some of the best preserved in Africa ... the rock art also shows an image of a domesticated dog, several paintings of canidae as well as a giraffe ... Simon Reeve visited the cave paintings as part of his television programme Places That Don't Exist ...
Prehistory Of France - The Palaeolithic - Upper Palaeolithic
... in Europe, they brought with them sculpture, engraving, painting, body ornamentation, music and the painstaking decoration of utilitarian objects ... Some of the oldest works of art in the world, such as the cave paintings at Lascaux in southern France, are datable to shortly after this migration. 38,000 - 23,000 BP) – responsible for Venus figurines, cave paintings at the Chauvet Cave (continued during the Gravettian period) ...

Famous quotes containing the words paintings and/or cave:

    It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato’s cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don’t know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
    Desiderius Erasmus (c. 1466–1536)