Prehistoric Art,Symbolic representation of prehistoric cultures.Representation of their world and belief through visual images.The way of recording things/events of their experiences.Probably used for storytelling to othersOn the one hand, prehistoric art reveal not only their notion of BEAUTY,but also complex SOCIAL system of that time.On the other, prehistoric art can be found in many different locationsin the world.What is that mean ?.
Prehistoric Art Prehistoric Art can be divide in to three period 1. Paleolithic – Cave Paintings, Venus Figures 2. Mesolithic – Simple, 3. Neolithic- Figures, Pottery and Megalithicock art consists of five principle motifs,uman figures, Animals, Tool and Weapons, Rudimentary local Maps and Symbols
Mesolithic PeriodMesolithic Art differ from Paleolithic art. No naturalistic figures are present.
Neolithic PeriodThe Neolithic period, also called New Stone Age, began whenmen first developed agriculture and settled in permanent villages.It ended with the discovery of bronze.Neolithic Artifactspottery.Mother Goddess and megalithic stone monuments such asStonehenge.
StonehengeOne of the most famousprehistoric site of the worldLocated in Salisbury Plain, England2000BC.
Indian Rock art-Bhimbetka (1500-2000BC) Located in Madya Pradesh, India War sceen