Bhimbetaka Caves: Lines on Stone:
The reproduced image is an art.(Shatapatha Brahmana C 800BC)
Rock Paintings are found in India, Australia & South Africa. Indian Rock Art consisting of pictographs (Drawings and Paintings) & petroglyphs (Carvings) made by both prehistoric & historic. These could be considered the original seeds of the art of painting.
The Indian rock paintings are colorful and pigmented coloring seems to be the Indian contribution to the art of paintings. Pigments are made from powdered minerals, sometimes mixed with animal fats, consisted largely on earth tones.
Rock Paintings are expressions of basic human attitudes & emotions. Collectively they represent an ancient values and aspiration that human beings have cherished for all times.Read More