ARH 1-12 - ARH 2050 Birth of Art Stone-age Art Primitive...

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ARH 2050 1/12/07 Birth of Art, Stone-age Art - Primitive suggests that art was not skilled. Misleading - Generally magical or ritualistic, however now believe may be made to teach. - Common feature is little concern for space. - Human Kind originated in Africa and this is where we find the first piece of art. - Waterworn pebble- Makapansgat Valley-3 million years ago o human realized that it resembles a human face. o Someone realized that the rock was special and makes it art. o Rock was found in a cave. o The minimum distance that the rock can be found from the cave is 20 miles meaning it was deliberately brought back to the cave. o Found art object as opposed to art work. o Unaltered found object, oldest form of art. - Production of art 30,000 B.C.(Paleolithic) - Art starts to boom, Sculpture, jewelry(Types and materials used) - Paleolithic art commonalty is of animals particularly that of profiled animals. -
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