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How Art Made the World DVD 2PK
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Acclaimed Cambridge University lecturer Dr. Nigel Spivey takes viewers on a quest to comprehend mankind's unique capacity to understand and explain the world through artistic symbols. Far more than a survey of art history, HOW ART MADE THE WORLD explores the essential functions art served in early civilizations and, in some cases, still serves in modern society.

How Art Made the World: A Journey to the Origins of Creativity Book
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How Art Made the World is a fresh introduction to the history of art and, through the visual image, the history of mankind. Embarking with the motto "Everyone is an artist," art historian Nigel Spivey takes us on a quest to find out when and how we humans acquired and then exploited our unique capacity for symbolic representation.

How Art Made the World DVD & Book DVD & Softcover Book Save $5
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Acclaimed Cambridge University lecturer Dr. Nigel Spivey takes viewers on a quest to comprehend mankind's unique capacity to understand and explain the world through artistic symbols. Far more than a survey of art history, HOW ART MADE THE WORLD explores the essential functions art served in early civilizations and, in some cases, still serves in modern society.