Western Art to 1500: Paleolithic Period (WEEK 1)
Terms in this set (19)
What is Paleolithic ("Old Stone Age") ?
An era where things were being represented by the outside world
What is prehistory?
Before record keeping, cultural development.
Feline head with a human body that was carved into ivory.
A portion of a figure shown at a different angle.
steel tool used to carve.
Woman from Willendorf
Encourage conception in a tribe, making new life.
Generalized elements in our memory of a human head.
Reduces the shape not to be realistic.
Sculptures that give a friendly message, work with other tribes and people around them.
Animals were popular art, shown in strict profile.
Brought in water to make a clay.
Used for rituals but was not lived in (no food remains)
Hall of Bulls
Lascaux cave, largest bull sense, painted on a several different times.
Combining multiple viewing areas
Bird-Headed Man with Bison
Lascaux cave, wounded bison, painted at different times but read as a narrative.
Semi permanent structure, this is when humans began to stay longer at places.