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L’art préhistorique : une affaire de filles

L’art préhistorique : une affaire de filles

Hunting scene - cave painting

Silhouettes are one of the earliest forms of visual expression and can be traced back to the cave paintings of some of our earliest human ancestors [Lucy Walker,

cave art france | cave art at lascaux roufignac and other sites in france

The cave of Rouffignac in France contains ice age art, including paintings and etchings of animals such as the mammoth, woolly rhino and cave bear.

A red ochre painting, which depicts two emu-like birds with their necks outstretched

Australia's oldest painting? A red ochre rock art depiction of two emu-like birds (Genyornis newtoni?) with their necks outstretched.

La pintura rupestre de Pucakaka puede ser la más antigua que la caverna de “El Guitarrero” de Shupluy; distrito de Tingua-Yungay, Lauricocha-Huánuco, Toquepala-Tacna, que dieron origen a los primeros habitantes de la cultura Chavin, Recuay, Sechin, Caral, Chimu y Moche.

La pintura rupestre de Pucakaka puede ser la más antigua que la caverna de “El Guitarrero” de Shupluy; distrito de Tingua-Yungay, Lauricocha-Huánuco, Toquepala-Tacna, que dieron origen a los primeros habitantes de la cultura Chavin, Recuay, Sechin, Caral, Chimu y Moche.

"This giraffe, modeled in yellow and white, was created with particular detail and skill. One of the leading experts on African rock art, Peter Garlake, has called it the finest animal painting in the country." - photo by David Coulson, via The Wall Street Journal (1/25/10);  in the Inanke Cave in southern Zimbabwe

Inside the Great Inanke Cave

Inanke Cave, Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe, B. This cave is one of hundreds painted by the San people, aka Bushmen.

My favourite Sinbad pictograph. Barrier Canyon rock art

Archeologie muurschildering Barrier Canyon rock art, Utah, USA, estimated to be 1500 - 4000 years old Quelle: James Q.

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