Art History Survey Art has a life cycle Youth/ primitive in appearance, often experimental with a linear character. Middle-age/ classical in appearance, it becomes more realistic and natural looking Old-age/ the style becomes very extreme and stylized. As we look at different styles from different periods try to discern which of these characteristics best fits the art of the period. The most famous and believed to be the oldest Figurine found Test • Prehistoric means: • The two Prehistoric periods we studied are: • How does life in Neolithic times differ from life in Paleolithic times? • How is Paleolithic Art different than Neolithic art? • What two functions did art serve in Prehistoric times? • How is Neolithic art similar to Modern art?