Some articles on paintings, rock painting, rock, rock paintings:
... The oldest known paintings are at the Grotte Chauvet in France, claimed by some historians to be about 32,000 years old ... There are examples of cave paintings all over the world—in France, India, Spain, Portugal, China, Australia etc ... Various conjectures have been made as to the meaning these paintings had to the people that made them ...
... The main tourist attraction is The White Lady rock painting, located on a rock face with other art work, under a small rock overhang, in the Tsisab Ravine at the foot of ... The ravine contains more than 000 ... rock shelters, as well as more than 000 ... rock paintings ... The higher elevations of the mountain contain hundreds of further rock paintings, most of which have been painstakingly documented by Harald Pager ...
... Rock paintings appear on caves in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, known as Bradshaws ... Aboriginal rock art has been around for a long period of time, with the oldest examples, in Western Australia's Pilbara region, and the Olary district of ... Rock art gives us descriptive information about social activities, material culture, economy, environmental change, myth and religion ...
Famous quotes containing the words painting and/or rock:
“If people only knew as much about painting as I do, they would never buy my pictures.”
—Edwin Landseer (18021873)
“The steel decks rock with the lightning shock, and shake with the
And the sea grows red with the blood of the dead and reaches for his spoil
But not till the foe has gone below or turns his prow and runs,
Shall the voice of peace bring sweet release to the men behind the
—John Jerome Rooney (18661934)