nancylebov (nancylebov) wrote,
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Art from Africa

In an interview about Great Sky Woman, Steve Barnes mentioned South African cave paintings. I'd never heard of them (why doesn't anyone tell me about these things?) and maybe you haven't either, so here are some links.

Animals and humans



http://www.archaeology.org/0309/reviews/oldart.html

http://www.drakensberg-tourism.com/bushman-rock-art.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/3467195.stm

http://www.safarinow.com/cms/archaeology-and-palaeontology/irie.aspx

http://www.pbs.org/howartmadetheworld/episodes/pictures/san/

long link

70,000 year old(!) geometric art

http://www.accessexcellence.org/WN/SU/caveart.html


Some contemporary African art which turned up when I was looking for cave art

http://www.nolamuller.com/african.html
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