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Prehistoric Art

Scientists Discover World's Oldest Hand Stencil

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.09.2014 | Science

When scientists discovered beautiful hand stencils painted on the walls of an Indonesian cave back in the 1950s, they thought the artwork was about 10...

Cave Art Spotlights Prehistoric View of Cosmos

LiveScience | Miriam Kramer | Posted 06.28.2013 | Science

Some of the oldest art in the United States maps humanity's place in the cosmos, as aligned with an ancient religion. A team of scientists has uncove...

Colonizing Abstraction: MoMA's Inventing Abstraction Show Denies Its Ancient Global Origins

G. Roger Denson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Shouldn't the most authoritative of our cultural institutions, certainly those renown globally, be so sensitive as to represent the history of international art with the like mindedness of diplomats to mitigating the injuries historically wrought by political and cultural colonizations?

X-Rated Cave Art May Help Solve Migration Riddle

Posted 02.23.2012 | Science

By: Charles Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 02/22/2012 05:04 PM EST on LiveScience A stick figure man with a giant phallus dubbed "the ...

Cave Drawings Made By Prehistoric Toddlers

Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

It all started when a Cambridge archaeologist looked at a cave drawing in the French caverns at Rouffignac and thought "my 3 year old could do this." ...

Freedom, Satire & Toothpicks: Highlights This Week

Posted 06.30.2011 | Arts

Innovation, satire and fighting for what you believe it have been themes on HuffPost Arts this week. We questioned controversial trends: historic cari...

Werner Herzog's Unforgotten Dreams: Illuminating the Cave Paintings at Chauvet

Lisa Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lisa Adams

In a screening last month, I saw the unreleased Cave of Forgotten Dreams. There were literally six people in the audience, and Herzog allowed only us to see the mechanics behind the making of the film.