Archive for October 8, 2013
Did you know humans, at least some form of humans, have been making art for tens of thousands of years? According to National Geographic, the oldest piece of art is a cave painting found in the El Castillo cave of northern Spain. These paintings, featuring hand-prints and dots, are thought to be 41,000 years old.
Our art has evolved over the last 40 millennia. Some of the most famous examples of our work include the “Great Wave off Kanagawa” from 19th century Japan, da Vinci’s 16th century “Mona Lisa”, and Michelangelo’s magnificent Sistine Chapel murals painted in the 1500’s. Even in the last six centuries our art has changed.
Consider computer graphic artists like Pixar, the surrealism of Salvador Dali, and the pop art of Andy Warhol. These things fascinate and excite us. Naturally, we want to f