When was art first discovered?

From Dr. James Fox’s Garden Talk “What is art?
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The first art that has been discovered by historians is prehistoric art, which includes objects and structures that were created by humans during the Stone Age. These include rock paintings, sculptures, and other types of visual expression that date back to as early as 30,000-40,000 years ago.

Prehistoric art was created by many cultures around the world and is an important part of the history of human art and creativity. It provides insight into the lives and beliefs of ancient peoples and serves as a record of their cultural achievements.

Learn more about this with our series “Art & Society”

Art is often used as a medium to convey messages and meaning, not just to entertain & delight. Artists play an important role in reflecting and commentating on the societies in which they live. But how does influence society?

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