- Pre-Historic (before writing) (15000BC)
Cave paintings of animals, loosely done, great vitally and movement.
Prehistoric cave-art is important as it serves as some of the best means of showing the interaction between our primitive ancestors and the world as they perceived it.
The Image (right) is the most basic self portrait (From Pech Merle, c. 25,000 BP). Through it we can see the first steps of our awakenings as a species. There are certain characteristics of cave-art that allow us to begin to form an impression of the people behind the drawings, often found at the depths of long, deep tunnel systems in small secretive caverns.
Blog By Krishna Koushik – Multimedia Faculty (FTIH)