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Creative Juices

Recently I started attending a pottery class at my local community college. I’m sure I’ll be blogging more about this once I have some finished products to show you, but today my mind is focused on creativity in general. 297 more words

Observation

France's Prehistoric Chauvet Cave Opens

The replica of the Chauvet cave at Pont d’Arc is to open its doors. Photo: AFP
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France’s prehistoric Chauvet cave opens… 428 more words

New Media

Opening of the Cave of Pont d'Arc on April 25th

First Came Our Ancestors…

The representations of animals on the walls only came later. Incredible drawings of mammoths, bison, bears, and lions mixed with human handprints. 492 more words

Inspire Me

The Hunt For Leonardo's Cave - Fancy a Great Adventure?

LEONARDO DA VINCI – “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things” … 210 more words

Chauvet Cave

In 1994, three cave explorers were surveying a cave in the Ardeche region of southern France when they discovered another cave nearby.  That cave, now world-famous, carries the name of the lead explorer: Jean-Marie Chauvet.  2,720 more words

Archaeology

Chauvet Cave: 36,000-Year-Old Movies?

by Chip Walker [1]

In his book La Prehistoire du Cinema, filmmaker and archaeologist Marc Azema argues that some the Chauvet Cave artists (recently discovered cave in southern France) were the world’s first animators, and the artists’ superimposed images combined with flickering firelight in the pitch-black cave to create the illusion that the paintings were moving.   333 more words

Books

Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010): Quick-shot review!

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog immortalises the paleolithic Chauvet Cave paintings in Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010), a documentary that showcases and explores the oldest cave paintings ever discovered, located in Southern France. 547 more words

Film Grimoire