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  • Lascaux Cave Painting

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    The famous shaft scene of Lascaux: a man with a bird head and a bison is the artwork that I chose for my original art work analysis. The artwork belongs to the movement in the Paleolithic time period created by an unknown cave artist during the prehistoric era. (Web)One of the most intriguing images from the latter of these three periods is the so-called Shaft Scene of Lascaux cave, dating from approximately 17,300 years B.P., in the Dordogne region of France. This image of the famous Bird Man figure

  • Write An Essay On Lascaux Museum

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    the lack of light and the crude tools—really, these are masterpieces in every sense of the word. But it ALSO brought more than a million visitors to Lascaux between 1948 and 1963. That’s a lot of visitors—and those visitors caused a variety of problems for the cave art itself. Let’s learn more about how the scientists and historians at Lascaux are preserving the artwork through three main sources: 1. Preservation 2. Reproduction 3. Restoration http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:African_cave_paintings

  • Lascaux Cave Vs Stonehenge Essay

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    Lascaux Cave and Stonehenge are both prehistoric pieces of artwork that reflect the values and beliefs of their respective time periods. They both have ties to astronomy, with the former depicting constellations in the form of animals and the latter being aligned to the Sun’s solstitial axis. But the main similarity between the two is the fact that they served a higher purpose than simply being art. They both had a function and meant something to the cultures that built them. They are both highly

  • Comparing The Paleolithic, Neolithic, And Greek Art Movements

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    Paleolithic, Neolithic, Greek and Roman art movements have seen many changes through the course of their time. These periods, have produced many tremendous famous works of art. Paleolithic art was one of the earliest and most natural form of art which they shown by painting in the caves. The paintings in the cave were very interesting to look at and caught my eye every time I looked at the paintings. Each of the paintings in the caves were somewhat different. I personally think they were painting

  • Essay on Cave Paintings

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    The Cave of Lascaux and Cave Art      Cave paintings might possibly be the oldest known form of communication that exists today. Cave paintings date back to a period of time called the Paleolithic Age. The Paleolithic Age took place from 40,000 to 10,000 B.C. Prehistoric Age is divided into three parts: Paleolithic being the earliest, Mesolithic being the middle at 10,000 B.C. and Neolithic Age being the latest at 8,000 B.C. During the Paleolithic Age it is believed that

  • Compare And Contrast Two Cave Paintings

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    In my I chose to compare two cave paintings from the paleolithic period, The first cave in called Lascaux, and the second cave called Altamira. As we know that the Paleolithic time period is from 30,000 BC to 10,000 BC. The most common theme in cave painting during that time period was like a bunch of a large animals such as bison, horses, cows, deers, lions, birds, and aurochs. In those two pieces of cave painting I found alots of common stuff like the animals and the story of the painting as well

  • Ancient Works of Art in Fred Kleiner’s Gardner’s Art Through the Ages

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    it is always argued that the cave paintings during the Paleolithic period are one of the oldest recorded pieces of art. These include the hand imprints and spotted horses cave painting in Peche-Merle, France, the Halls of Bulls wall painting in Lascaux, France and the animal paintings in the Chauvet cave. While they are located in different locations, there are some common traits in these paintings. First, the cave paintings estimated to be between 13,000 and 15,000 years old, which means

  • Hall Of The Bulls Essay

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    statues or paintings that I thought were going to best explain five different time periods and their importance to human kind. During the first time period of Prehistoric Art, I decided to choose a recreation of the Hall of the Bulls located in the Lascaux Cave. The Hall of the Bulls best represents the type of artistry that humans created in 13,000 BCE. This image is important because it gives present people an idea of how our past selves functioned. Within 13,000 BCE, we understood the concept of

  • The Importance Of Art In Education

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    Art has many uses within society beyond the extent of physical piece. Even without understanding a piece of art, one can gain insights to their own lives and to the world around them. Many people wonder why they need to be exposed to art when they are not working in a field that seems to be related to art at all, however, certain teachings and studies have shown art to be more important to the development of the individual than previously thought. One of these teaching methods is found in Waldorf

  • Animal Influences in Paleolithic, Egyptian and Greek Art Essay

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    Animal Influences in Paleolithic, Egyptian and Greek Art There are numerous ways in which animals have resonated within the human mind. Throughout history there have been representations ranging from the realistic, to myths, legends, symbols, and even horrific murderous beasts; at the same time providing fascinating perspectives of our own humanity. Various forms of art have conveyed ideas and concepts of animal’s intelligence, as well as behavior, from generation to generation. Animal

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