When you are delving into the history of art, nothing quite comes close to experiencing the earliest manifestations of human creativity. The subject of the British Museum’s current exhibition exemplifies a visual dialect that speaks through tens of thousands of years, transcending language, geography, culture and even biology (for its producers, although Homo sapiens, may have looked a little different from present-day humans). Ice Age Art: Arrival of the Modern Mind transports you into a world of ice, caves and woolly mammoths. Spanning 40,000 years – beginning during the final part of the last ...


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