The Cave Painters: Probing the Mysteries of the World's First Artists

Gregory Curtis

The Cave Painters is a brilliant creation to the fantastic cave work of France and Spain—the people who rediscovered them, theories approximately their origins, their elegance and mystery.

Gergory Curtis makes us see the extraordinary sophistication and tool of the work and tells us what's recognized approximately their creators, the Cro-Magnon humans of a few 40,000 years in the past. he's taking us via numerous theories—that the artwork was once a part of fertility or searching rituals, or used for spiritual reasons, or was once extended family mythology—examining the methods interpretations have replaced over the years. wealthy intimately, personalities, and historical past, The Cave Painters is mainly permeated with awe for these far away people who developed—perhaps for the 1st time—both the facility for summary idea and a profound and gorgeous technique to exhibit it.

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