Chauvet Cave

Chauvet Cave

Vallon-Pont-d’Arc, Ardèche Gorge, France. c. 32,000-30,000 BCE. Paint on limestone.


The Chauvet-Pont d’Arc cave – official website

Virtual Tour


Bradshaw Foundation

The Cave Art Paintings of the Chauvet Cave


The New Yorker

First Impressions: What does the world’s oldest art say about us?


film: Cave of Forgotten Dreams (2010), directed by Werner Herzog

Cave of Forgotten Dreams – The Paintings