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    Neolithic Cave Painting

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    Ranging from cave paintings to Megalithic Structures. Starting with Aurochs, horses and rhinoceroses, wall painting in the Chauvet Cave, Vallon-Pont d'Arc France 30,000-28,000 or 15,000-13,000 BCE and La Lascaux 15,000-17,000 BCE, their similarities and differences. Then jumping straight into Megalithic structures, Megalithic tomb at Newgrange, Ireland 3,200 BCE and Megalithic monument Stonehenge, Europe 3,000-2,000 BCE their differences and similarities. Aurochs, horses and rhinoceroses, wall painting in the Chauvet Cave, Vallon-Pont d'Arc France 30,000-28,000 or 15,000-13,000 BCE (figure #1) and La Lascaux 15,000-17,000 BCE (figure #2) cave painting. The first painting is the oldest painting to have been found. The painting shows a main…

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    Cave Painting Essay

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    While there are many patterns for organizing a piece of text, the Author of the “Cave Paintings,” article concentrates on using definitions, Listing and Compare/Contrast, resulting in the most predominant patterns throughout the paragraphs.The information was organized, as a result, permitting the information to flow smoothly and making it easier for the reader to understand and follow the content. Tavarez 2 First, the Definition pattern was usually located at the beginning of the…

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    The Cave Painting

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    Antique pieces of history are extirpated by the human race constantly throughout the world everyday. The cave painting by Banksy exemplifies a man in present-day society unknowingly washing away artwork, nature, and traditions, with no regards of the art works history. Generally speaking the man is behaving the way he does since it is how society around him is. Symbols of the culture are present in the painting and have no interest to history which gives the man the sense of selfishness…

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    Koonalda

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    (1) Where is Koonalda? What is found there? Koonalda Cave lies in the middle south of the continent of Australia, in the dry and desolate area of Nullarbor. This cave is significant because it is one of the multiple connecting caves formed by acidic water percolating through the limestone composition, which is a created environment for preserving fossil records. It is at Koonalda that the earliest human impressions of human hand incisions swirled throughout the interior that archaeologists can…

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    This is reflected in the cave art: ancient artistic representations of the many facets of human social life, covering all aspects of their social and spiritual activities. These manifestations reveal that from early times human beings have been creating a system of artistic representation related to daily practices. Most of them, are paintings located in every continent all over the world having a wide geographical scope, and besides of their motifs, even the materials they used were similar in…

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    Located in France near the town of Montignac, are the Lascaux Caves. Filled with bountiful cave paintings dating back over 15,000 years ago, these caves were discovered unintentionally. While following their dog, four teenagers discovered these works of art after traveling down the narrow entrance leading into the caves (History.com). The Lascaux Caves have different sections based on the collections of artwork painted on the walls, including the Hall of Bulls, the Chamber of Engravings, and the…

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    Cave of Forgotten Dreams What could an old piece of art tell us about the lives of early humans? Believe it or not, old pieces of art from the Paleolithic era has lead us to amazing discoveries and interpretations about the life style of the early humans. 30,000 years ago, keeping records of events had no importance to humans, their only goal in life was to survive. Even though there is no clear record of prehistoric human events, painters and sculptors of that time left behind some cave…

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    To inhibit or to demonstrate imagination or creativity is a personal choice. But where does the creativity come from? Is it learned or a natural cognitive process? Attempting to understand the creative mind requires heavy exploration through historical analysis, research, and ideological conceptions. What sparked in our ancestors’ minds to challenge their creatively-mundane lives to paint on the cave walls or build permanent structures? The structures that evolved from necessary simple material…

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    Hall Of Bulls Analysis

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    Describe the Work Hall of Bulls is a beautiful Upper-Paleolithic cave painting made in ca. 15,000 B.C. The painting is scaled larger than life size standing 25 feet tall and 62 feet wide; and, it resides inside of a cave on a coarse, rigid, and uneven rock wall. The cave is located in a small geographical area called Lascaux located in Dordogne France. Furthermore, there is no known artist for the Hall of Bulls, because of historical ignorance and the age of the painting; however,…

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    Differences In Ancient Art

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    By studying specific pieces from successive time periods, one can develop a sense for these changes of style as well as the reasoning behind them. Pieces from the Paleolithic, Neolithic, Greek, and Roman periods are great examples of this. The Hall of Bulls is located deep within the caves of Lascaux, France and is an interesting example of Paleolithic art. At first glance, the paintings seem rudimentary, unstructured, and insignificant. Further inspection reveals their beauty and importance.…

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