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Allie Eby

Aubri, I like your points about the importance of each piece of prehistoric art to the people creating them. I think a big source of contention on this question is the proper definition of “abstract”. Many people define “abstract art” in the modern sense, as nonsensical or devoid of realism. However, the definition I was pulling from defined “abstract/abstraction” as depicting something non-real in a more general sense, such as a fictional creature. Using different definitions of abstraction, do you think your opinion would change at all? Why or why not?