By Sarah Schlieder
February 24, 2017
It seems, artists have been utilizing a number of the similar methods for tens of hundreds of years.
A team of excavators discovered sixteen engraved limestone blocks that date again 38,000 years. One depicts a woolly mammoth in pointillist type.
In that method, artists use small dots to create a bigger picture. The type was adopted by nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists, akin to Georges Seurat and Camille Pissarro.
However the discovery helps earlier findings that folks used this type tens of hundreds of years earlier than Seurat’s “Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.”
The identical staff reported earlier this year it uncovered a pointillist picture of an extinct wild cow from the identical historic time interval. Comparable work have additionally been discovered within the Chauvet Cave in France, displaying even our historic ancestors knew a factor or two about artwork.