arh 301, 01.22.08

arh 301, 01.22.08 - 01/22/08 List of terms (for test)...

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Unformatted text preview: 01/22/08 List of terms (for test) blackboard PALEOL I T H IC EUROPE Uper Paleolithic, or Stone Age, spans from 40,000-11,000 years ago Paleolithic used to be the ‘boundary’ between when art appeared and when it had not yet This is changing, older things are coming up Modern art: created by Homo sapiens , appeared 120 thousand years ago: First art created 40,000 years ago. It took 10s of thousands of years before we started making art Neanderthals never created art, but Homo sapiens started burying their dead and putting “art” by their graves German cave site (Hohle Fels) 30,000-33,000 yrs ago, first representational art. Realistic animal features Early representational images: on spear-throwers (otalotal); link b/w functional and symbolic Technological/language explosion brought about this art Beads, shells: birth of art comes with personal adornment (self-expression), social uses Found with bone needles, so they were probably making textiles as well Statuette of Woman, “Venus of Willendorf:” (4 ½ in. tall)Statuette of Woman, “Venus of Willendorf:” (4 ½ in....
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course ARH 301 taught by Professor Guernsey during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.

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arh 301, 01.22.08 - 01/22/08 List of terms (for test)...

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