A-Level: The relationship between wo/man and nature in 2D or 3D works

Venus of Willendorf
The name of this prehistoric sculpture refers to a Roman goddess—but what did she originally represent?

Venus of Willendorf

Lascaux, Hall of Bulls
Mysteries surround the cave paintings at Lascaux, but it’s clear our use of images has a long history.

Hall of Bulls, Lascaux

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve- detail
It’s the oldest story in the book, but Dürer made it new. Printed in multiple, his creation traveled far and wide.

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve

Edvard Munch, The Scream - detail
Munch sought to express internal emotions, providing a visual equivalent for a universal human experience.

Edvard Munch, The Scream

David Composing the Psalms, from the Paris Psalter, c. 900 C.E. 14-1/8 x 10-1/4" / 36 x 26 cm (Bibliothèque nationale de France) detail
Large and lavish, the images in this manuscript revived the classical style for medieval church use.

The Paris Psalter