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What were the tools used during the Stone Age?

What were the tools used during the Stone Age?

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Department: History
Course: History of Art 1
Professor: Erin hackmann
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: Art, ArtHistory, history, ARTH, arth1, and Prehistoric art
Cost: Free
Name: Art History I Week 1 Notes
Description: These notes cover the prehistoric eras and a few pieces associated with those areas.
Uploaded: 08/25/2017
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Prehistoric Era - before writing and record keeping

  • Paintings, sculptures, tools

  • Stone Age - early development

  • Stone tools, weapons, etc.
  •   [Paleolithic, Mesolithic, and Neolithic]

    Paleolithic Society - nomadic hunter-gatherers

      [Lower, Middle, and Upper]

     Neolithic Society - domesticated plants and animals, farming and permanent settlements

    - 120,000 years ago - homo sapien sapiens

    - Creation of art - Upper Paleolithic pd.

            ↳ thinking symbolically

            ↳ intentional representational art

    - 24000 BCE - woman from willendorf (43/8”)

    Woman

     ↳ Venus from Roman Goddess

    Multiple Interpretations

  • fertility
  • perhaps pregnant
  • 1st person POV
  • Sculpted by pregnant women?
  •  

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    Woman from Brassempouy

  • Ivory  - 1 ¼”
  • memory image
  • Reconstruction Drawing of Mammoth-Bone Houses C.16,000 - 10,000 BCE

  • Cold weather
  • Permanent home
  • Snowy climate
  • Some sort of aesthetic intent - architecture symmetry
  • Cave Paintings

  • 40,000 years ago
  • Animals and handprints (full human figure uncommon)
  • Pech-Merle, Chauvet, Altamira, Lascaux, Le Tuc d’Audoubert
  • Applied with ochre and water or saliva
  • Doodles , desire to decorate, greater role, ceremonies ?
  •     ⤷(casual?)                                ⤷(hard to make)

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    Pech-Merle cave - 5’ horse

              ⤷France

                                            

                                          ← Negative handprint

  • Hand female?
  • Male dot?
  • Initiation?
  • Wall Painting with Horses, Rhinos, and Aurochs Chauvet Cave, France

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    Oldest known cave painting in Europe

    Bull at Lascaux Cave

    * Twisted Perspective *

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