Interesting facts about paintings

A painting is the expression of ideas and emotions, with the creation of certain aesthetic qualities, in a two-dimensional visual language. The elements of this language—its shapes, lines, colours, tones, and textures—are used in various ways to produce sensations of volume, space, movement, and light on a flat surface. An artist’s decision to use a … Read more

Interesting facts about Lascaux

Lascaux (Lascaux Caves) is the setting of a complex of caves in the Dordogne region of southwestern France famous for its Paleolithic cave paintings. Lascaux’s cave paintings are famous because of their exceptional quality, size, sophistication and antiquity. Estimated to be more than 17,000 years old, the paintings consist primarily of large animals, once native … Read more