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10 08, 2017

American art history

By |2017-08-10T16:06:08-07:00August 10th, 2017|Art, North America|0 Comments

Rock Art from Utah, about 1700 AD Native Americans made most of the art from North America in the 1500s and 1600s AD. They made a lot of art. Artists used many different styles depending on where you were. In the Pacific Northwest, wealthy families had huge totem poles carved to show how important they [...]

27 06, 2017

Stone Age in northern Europe

By |2017-06-27T01:54:16-07:00June 27th, 2017|History, Northern Europe|0 Comments

Danube river The first modern humans, the Cro-Magnons, probably walked into Northern Europe from Central Asia around 45,000 years ago. Some followed the fish along the Mediterranean coastline to Greece, then Italy, then southern France and Spain. Others followed fish northward along the Danube and Volga rivers into northern Europe and the Baltic. [...]

26 06, 2017

Bronze Age art of northern Europe

By |2019-02-24T11:49:32-07:00June 26th, 2017|Art, Northern Europe|0 Comments

Valmonica, Italy (ca. 2000 BC?) Were artists still doing rock art? Yes! Bronze Age artists kept on carving rock art all across Europe, using it to show the new horses and wagons, weapons and plows brought by the Indo-Europeans. Stone Age art in Northern Europe Bronze Age buildings in Europe The Bronze Age [...]

11 06, 2017

Drawing rock art – African art project

By |2018-04-21T12:09:34-07:00June 11th, 2017|Africa, Art, Crafts|0 Comments

Khoisan painting at Springfontein, Zimbabwe Khoisan rock art was a way for artists in southern Africa to show their dreams and ideas about how the world worked, or should work. And it was a way to remember things that had happened. The artists drew these pictures for their ancestors, or for their gods. [...]