201 - ch.1 class notes

201 - ch.1 class notes - Chapter 1: Class Notes Is the...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 1: Class Notes Is the stone art? The cave art is so revolutionary because it is movement towards a written language These are more iconic images (vs. narrative) the image of the bull is an abstraction of a bull = u dont get to see any of the natural features. its more of a representations so we would know what it was. its the shape of a bull. twisted perspective- shown in profile - shows the important parts of the animal - the horns break from the profile you can see both - usually you can only see one horns are the most dangerous part of the bull horns are the most important part of the bull pictures = representing the world - human knowledge moving forward descriptive, conceptional, vs. optically real art we dont know what they are for, but they must have relayed important information unusual because it has a man in it man is shown much less naturalistic than the bull, etc....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course BIOL 243 taught by Professor Datt during the Spring '08 term at South Carolina.

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