18. A Theoretical Approach to Style in Levantine Rock Art

  1. Jo McDonald2 and
  2. Peter Veth3
  1. Inés Domingo Sanz

Published Online: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch18

A Companion to Rock Art

A Companion to Rock Art

How to Cite

Sanz, I. D. (2012) A Theoretical Approach to Style in Levantine Rock Art, in A Companion to Rock Art (eds J. McDonald and P. Veth), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118253892.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Rock Art Research and Management, University of Western Australia, Australia

  2. 3

    University of Western Australia, Australia

Author Information

  1. Flinders University, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 8 AUG 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444334241

Online ISBN: 9781118253892

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Keywords:

  • Levantine rock art, the theoretical approach to style;
  • style as a tool into temporal/social variation within Levantine rock art;
  • rock art studies, cultural identities through specific artistic productions;
  • prehistoric rock art, the graphic of past cultural, and sociocultural contexts;
  • societies with no written records, the visual, in transmission of information;
  • the existing gap, in motifs depicted and cultural concepts behind them;
  • rock art in context, cultural identities, territorial, humans and their activities;
  • Levantine, human figures from the Valltorta-Gasulla, through five stages;
  • stylistic differences, identities at different scales, in any art-fact;
  • Levantine art, exploring practices, behavioral changes, the cultural to art

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • What is Levantine Rock Art?

  • A Theoretical Approach to Style

  • Exploring Styles in Levantine Rock Art

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References