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The Birth of Beauty

The European man is the Neanderthal man, the Neanderthal man is the European man.

Today we know this, thanks to (real) Science: https://atala.fr/

Thanks the Gods (and Marie Cachet), I may add…now we not only know who we really are, we can also banish from our minds the official… 306 more words

European Traditionalism

The truly beautiful 'Cave of Forgotten Dreams' (2010)

Werner Herzog’s documentary Cave of Forgotten Dreams is an ode to the Chauvet Cave in France, a cavern that harbors prehistoric art. Herzog narrates the film in his raspy voice, nearly whispering with reverence. 384 more words

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The First Paintings

The aurochs is an extinct form of cattle that overlapped with humans for tens of thousands of years. It lived in Europe, North Africa, and western Asia; the last one died in 1627. 1,035 more words

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Art History Prehistoric Art

If you get a few minutes, check out the cave paintings in Lascaux via the online tour.

Another representitive piece of the time period is the… 11 more words


Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010)


Few visitors outside of a select group of scientists are allowed into the magnificent Chauvet Cave at all, which contains the world’s oldest known cave paintings dating back some 30,000 years. 115 more words

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Cave Art

Jean Clottes, the French cave art expert, has written several books, including one on Chauvet Cave and one entitled Cave Art, an imposing coffee-table sized book with beautiful full-page color illustrations.  2,177 more words


The silent hunter

“Those who have never seen a leopard under favourable conditions in his natural surroundings can have no conception of the grace of movement, and beauty of colouring, of this the most graceful and the most beautiful of all animals in our Indian jungles.”  ( 1,255 more words

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