lunes, 16 de agosto de 2010

Stepping-Stones: A Journey through the Ice Age Caves of the Dordogne

Christine Desdemaines-Hugon (Author)
Ian Tattersall (Foreword)
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press (April 20, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6.1 x 1 inches

The cave art of France’s Dordogne region is world-famous for the mythology and beauty of its remarkable drawings and paintings. These ancient images of lively bison, horses, and mammoths, as well as symbols of all kinds, are fascinating touchstones in the development of human culture, demonstrating how far humankind has come and reminding us of the ties that bind us across the ages.

Over more than twenty-five years of teaching and research, Christine Desdemaines-Hugon has become an unrivaled expert in the cave art and artists of the Dordogne region. In her new book she combines her expertise in both art and archaeology to convey an intimate understanding of the “cave experience.” Her keen insights communicate not only the incomparable artistic value of these works but also the near-spiritual impact of viewing them for oneself...

Congreso Mundial de Arte del Pleistoceno 2010

Congreso de IFRAO
Tarascon-sur-Ariège and Foix, France
6 al 11 de Setiembre 2010

Este importante congreso de paleoarte se llevará a cabo en el corazón de la tradición de arte rupestre Franco Cantábrica, al pie de los Pirineos Franceses. Se espera que este evento se convierta en un acontecimiento mayor en la disciplina. Este evento será organizado por IFRAO en coordinación con las autoridades del gobierno Francés. Programas de campo van a incluir visitas privilegiadas a sitios paleolíticos con arte rupestre en Francia... Más información en castellano (ver documento adjunto).

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Entrevista a Jorge Oteiza. La prehistoria vasca

Vídeo YouTube (jmsuarez2, 15 de agosto de 2010) añadido a Paleo Vídeos > Prehistoria de España y Portugal > L.R.1.1