ARH 1-17 - ARH 2050 Hall of the Bulls Lascaux France...

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ARH 2050 1/17/07 - Hall of the Bulls - Lascaux, France, Paleolithic, 15,000-13,000BC. o Best example of Paleolithic art. o Paintings don’t start till deep in the cave. o Discovered in 1940. o Also bison and other species of animals on the wall. o Some are shown in silhouette or outline form. o Still profiled. Some images overlap. No sense of ground line. o Twisted perspective- animals are shown in profile but head is turned slightly to see both horns(descriptive approach.) o Function and purpose still unclear. - Rhinoceros, wounded man and bison - Lascaux, France, c.15,000, Paleolithic. o Possible attempt at telling a story? o Man is shown for the first time. o Emotion, narrative, and time o Artists witnessed? o Attempt at narrative? - Neolithic age. New stone age. Turn from hunter gatherer society into domesticating animals. - People start to build homes in groups. - All begins in the near east. -
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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ARH 1-17 - ARH 2050 Hall of the Bulls Lascaux France...

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