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Cave Paintings and Pre-History Carvings: Can we really call them art – Geri Parlby

Wednesday, 9 November 2022

It was once thought that art did not exist in any form until around 30,000 BC when the Cro-Magnons took over from the Neanderthals in the Palaeolithic period. However a carved and painted figurine found in Morocco in 1999 is now said to be at least 400,000 years old. Throughout this lecture we will look at some of the very earliest examples of art from across the pre-historic world. From carvings to cave paintings, the innate skills of our ‘uncivilised’ ancestors will amaze you.

If you would like more information about the lecturer, Geri Parlby, please visit her website here

  • Email: samlesbury@theartssociety.org
  • Time: 9 November 2022 - 10:45 am - 12:00 pm
  • Venue:Mercure Preston Hotel, Samlesbury, Preston New Road, Preston PR5 0UL
  • Duration:60 Minutes (approximately)

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