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Ch 2: Visual Art During the Prehistoric Era: Paleolithic & Neolithic

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In this chapter, you'll find a handful of art history lessons that explore visual art from the Paleolithic and Neolithic eras. Use this chapter to improve your basic art history knowledge, study for upcoming exams or get extra homework help.

Visual Art During the Prehistoric Era: Paleolithic & Neolithic - Chapter Summary

The Paleolithic and Neolithic eras had many important developments and innovations, especially artistic ones. Check out these short lessons to analyze the artistic styles of these prehistoric eras. You can take the accompanying lesson quizzes to retain the information you study, and our instructors are happy to answer any questions you may have about the material. The chapter can be accessed any time that fits your schedule, and you can use any computer or mobile device to study. When you're finished, you should be able to:

  • Identify prehistory's major developments
  • Describe the artistic style of the upper Paleolithic Era
  • Discuss the history of cave paintings
  • Recognize the characteristics and innovations of art during the Neolithic Era
  • Analyze examples of prehistoric art

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