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Traditional Symbolism and Early Representations of Art (Tuesdays, 11:30am-1:30pm)   NEW!

In early art everywhere in the world, six basic symbols were used. These stood for the single human. These symbols appear in all art from the earliest known pieces, to early 20th century art, collected by explorers and exploiters. Early cultures used these symbols to place themselves in relation to each other and to God. As time progressed, the symbols often lost their original meaning and thus changed. We will go over the original symbols, their ubiquity in pieces of art, worldwide, over a period of several thousand years, and from all continents, and we shall see that their use was so widespread that they seemed to imply a universal method of accounting for humanness.

Maximum Class Size : 40.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
636 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306
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