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Aboriginal art - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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There are several types of aboriginal art and ways of making art. This includes rock painting, dot painting, rock engravings, bark painting, carvings, sculptures, and weaving and string art.

Dot paintings from Namadgi National Park showing a Kangaroo , Dingoes , Echidna and a Turtle ,

A painting of Baiame in "Baiame's cave", near Singleton, NSW. Notice the...

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Date: 2017-12-18 17:12:51

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Chauvet Cave - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The gorges of the Ardèche region have many caves. Many have geological or archaeological importance. The Chauvet Cave is unusually large. Its artwork is well preserved and of good quality. It was occupied by humans at two different times: the Aurignacian and the Gravettian. Most of the artwork dates to the earlier Aurignacian era (30,000 to 32,000 years...

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Date: 2017-12-18 14:15:34

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Ancient Australia - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

Ancient Australia (also called the Prehistory of Australia), covers the time from when the first humans came to Australia to the arrival of the First Fleet in 1788.

Aboriginal artefacts on Rottnest Island have been dated from 6,500 to more than 30,000 years ago. However, more recent evidence suggests human occupation by or even before 50,000 years ago. [1] [2]

During the Pleistocene period, sea...

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Date: 2017-12-18 14:15:12

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Cave painting - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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Most caves are in this style. Mobile objects appear, and allow a further classification of this style. Animals are shown in a very realistic manner. Horns and antlers are also shown realistically, and no longer in perspective view. Horses have a marked belly, and two lines on their shoulders. Bisons have a triangle on their loins. There are different symbols next to the animals.

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There are different theories, what could have led people to paint in caves. The most common explanations are...

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Date: 2017-12-06 11:57:43

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Henri Matisse - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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A portrait of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse ( Le Cateau-Cambrésis , Nord , 31 December 1869 - 3 November 1954) was a French artist known for his use of colour and his original ideas.

He is mainly known as a painter , but he was also a draughtsman , printmaker and sculptor . Matisse was one of the main artists who helped to create modern art early in the 20th century. [1] [2]...

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Date: 2017-12-06 17:11:31

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Henri Matisse - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...

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A portrait of Henri Matisse

Henri Matisse ( Le Cateau-Cambrésis , Nord , 31 December 1869 - 3 November 1954) was a French artist known for his use of colour and his original ideas.

He is mainly known as a painter , but he was also a draughtsman , printmaker and sculptor . Matisse was one of the main artists who helped to create modern art early in the 20th century. [1] [2]...

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Date: 2017-12-06 16:53:02

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List of cities in Morocco - Simple English Wikipedia, the ...

List of cities in Morocco

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Date: 2017-12-05 15:25:45

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Gum arabic - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Gum arabic has been used from ancient times as part of black ink . The main constituent is carbon soot from lamps or burnt plant material. Apart from water and gum arabic, the ancient Egyptian ink was made of not much else. Written on paper or papyrus , this ink has survived for over three thousand years.

Gum arabic is a key ingredient in traditional lithography and is used in printing, paint production, glue, cosmetics and various industrial applications, including viscosity control in inks and in textile industries. Nowadays less expensive materials compete with it for many of these roles.

Painting and...

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Date: 2017-12-05 05:10:32

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Claude Monet - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Claude Monet (14 November 1840 - 5 December 1926) was a French impressionist artist . One of his most famous paintings was called Water Lilies , which he repeated many times in various conditions.

Monet was born in Paris , France . [1] His father wanted him to help run the family's grocery business. However, Monet wanted to be an artist. When he was young he met the painter Eugène Boudin who...

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Date: 2017-12-06 07:07:41

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Banksy - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Banksy is a British street and graffiti artist . He likes to remain anonymous and not let people know his true identity. He often draws in high visibility public places such as on buildings or train stations . His paintings are often about politics , war and other important topics.

His satirical street art and mind-hurting pictures combine dark humour with graffiti . The graffiti is done with a...

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Date: 2017-12-17 18:06:26

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