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Cave Art

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Chris Hearn

on 15 February 2017

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Transcript of Cave Art

Cave Art
Lascaux, France
Vezere Valley
Magdalenian hunter gatherers believed to have created the cave art.
Marcel, Jacques, Georges, Simon and Robot- 3 boys who stumbled onto the cave
Sometime before 20,000 BCE- around when the paintings were made
1940- When the three boys discovered it.
Documenting Hunts
Do Now:
1. What is the oldest thing in the world?
2. What is the oldest thing that humans have made?
Lascaux cave art appears high on ceiling of cave because the ground has eroded away.
Colored Dirt
Another cave containing cave art in southern France
Do Now
Find a partner and have them tell you a story about their life. Illustrate that story.
Do Now:
1.What were two animals depicted in the Lascaux cave art?
2. What was one of the animals depicted in the Chauvet cave art?
Do Now:
Do Now
1. What colors were most common in cave art?
2. What did cave artists use to make paint and how did they get it to stick to the walls?
Do Now
1. How do you create "muddy, natural" colors?

2. What are today's daily objectives?
Do Now
1. Using the art element color, compare the two artworks.
2. Using the art element line, compare the two artworks.
Do Now:
1. How can you tell the difference between the cave art of Lascaux and Chauvet?

2. What background elements are in your cave art?
1. Using color (art element), describe this artwork.

2.Using movement (art principle), describe this artwork.
Do Now:
1. Where does this art come from(specifically what cave)? 2. How was this artwork made?
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