Art History Day 2: “Dealing with what they’ve got”

Chapt; 1: Prehistoric
  • Think about the tools
  • Lithic — Stone
  • Paleo — Old
  • Neo — New

Paleolithic

  • Art in Western Europe
  • Very Crude
  • Bulls, Horses
  • Caves
  • Small Pregnant Women
  • Las Caux, France

Neolithic

  • Time where they develop agriculture
  • Housing/Architecture
  • Sophistication of Religion
  • Division of Labor
  • New Stone Age
  • Pottery, baskets, gourds, wooden things
  • mortis and tenon joint
  • Corbel
  • Stonehenge

All art is conversation is guess.

Perhaps its narrative but more so its ritualistic. 

Prehistory? No written language

 

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