Art is the foundation of human civilization. Our modern society was shaped by a variety of arts, including, literature, music, dance, painting and sculpture.
Among Arts Painting and sculpture are the bedrock of the world of tangibles, homes, cars, furnitures, clothing. By sculpture, I mean the forming and understanding of the materials.
We have paintings and sculptures that date back between 35 and 40 thousand years. However, I prefer to begin with the cave paintings in Europe because at that time, people were still hunter-gatherers and hadn't developed agriculture. The painting are the beginning of human symbolic thinking, ( reported by MIT ) The figures are big and skillfully executed. They had to get their paints as far 100 miles.
The first settlement of human in the Mesopotamia