Oldest Human Art – 73,000 Years Ago. World’s Oldest Art – 430,000 Years Ago. What Does This Mean For Art and What Does IT Mean For “US”?
Who are “We”? “What is “Art”?
Popular wisdom believes that Abstract Art is one of the highest forms of cognition, and that “Art” was created by us, Homo sapiens 73,000 years ago. Yet, the evidence shows that abstract cognition, and abstract art existed 430,000 years ago…
February 28, 2018 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. ART CREATED BY THE NEANDERTHALS Why write hundreds and hundreds of words about the discovery, that Neanderthals had the capacity to create art when we can use tools of the New Media to explain this art and the science used in the discovery? […]
December 13, 2017, by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. The painting above is from the National Gallery’s collection. It depicts an Egyptian noblewoman and is a Fayum portrait, a type of painting that was attached to mummies of that time and believed to depict the image of a real person. Science and […]
Is this our Chauvet Cave, is this our Lascaux? The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Makes 375,000 Images of Fine Art Available Under a Creative Commons License* On February 7, 2017, The Met announced, “As of today, all images of public-domain works in The Met collection are available under Creative Commons Zero (CC0). So whether you’re an artist or a designer, an educator or a […]
December 21, 2016 by Jack Dziamba. New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday The Colors of Ancient Greece Tracing the Colors of Ancient Sculpture- Science and Art – Getty Museum Using ultraviolet and raking light, archaeologist Vinzenz Brinkmann examines marble sculptures of Athena and Paris from the Temple of Aphaia, now in the Glyptothek in Munich. […]
“DAD, CAN WE GO TO THE GRAND CANYON THIS SUMMER?” “SURE, NO PROBLEM.” TAKE A LOOK AT THIS FROM GOOGLE STREET VIEW
July 8, 2015 NewPost Goes UP Every Wednesday Ah, summer. What’s better than packing the kids in the old van and heading out to the Grand Canyon ? Re-blogged from Open Culture TOUR THE GRAND CANYON VIA GOOGLE STREET VIEW “With Google’s Street View we can amble through New York City’s High Line Park, around the […]
February 25, 2015 New Post Goes Up Every Wednesday. OH NO … In a previous post, “DID ABSTRACT ART EXIST 35,000 YEARS AGO? – THE CHAUVET CAVE“, it appears that abstract art existed some 35,000 years ago. Then, in […]