The Birth of Art ARH Chapter 1

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The Birth of Art 23/08/2007 07:57:00 - primitive and prehistoric: can be misleading (suggests it was crude or without  skill)  had longstanding oral tradition makes untrue implications in many cases it is made in connection w/ some magical or mythical belief shares a lack of concern for the replication of space surface is used as the ground (ex. Wall of cave is the ground) humankind originated in Africa, where we find first traces of art (an object  made to look like something else) the makapansgat valley (jasperite; 2 in wide) someone at 3 million years ago  realized that holes in a rock make it look like a face; what makes it art---  someone realized that it was special; where this was found is important---  found 20 miles away from where this type of rock is found and also in a cave  dwelling “found art” as opposed to a work of art art work: have needed to be altered or modify by human hand in some way - in 30,000 BC humans started making art purposely with no other purpose than  decoration Paleolithic age (means old stone) Production increases dramatically (human and animal form in many forms;  jewelry is made) Willendorf Chatenhoyak Jericho
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course ARH 2050 taught by Professor Zaho during the Fall '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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