Why do we create art? Must visit art destinations

The pursuit of things we don’t have to do simply to survive is part of what makes us humans. From art to religion, from storytelling to sport, it’s the “optional extras” in life that consume most of our attention, and perhaps define us as as a species This board is based on the article http://www.zayahworld.com/outdoor-ancient-art-destinations/ and about outdoor art destinations.
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Bodhisattva Padmapani Painting inside the Ajanta caves , India

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

animals and symbols, Twyfelfontein, Namibia

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Mural painting in Ajanta Caves

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Gwion gwion rock art

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Twyfelfontein rock art

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Petroglyphs on Newspaper Rock, Utah, USA.

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The Chaitya Griha prayer hall at Ajanta Caves

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Sculptures showing details of the ancient art

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Lascaux painting courtesy of Prof Saxx

"Lascaux painting" by Prof saxx - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA via Wikimedia Commons.

Easter Island ancient art

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Row of Moai statues

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Moai Ancient Art

With its round head, kneeling posture and beard, this moai is completely unique — and a complete mystery

Nazca Astronaut Man from Peru

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Bradshaw paintings

10 must-visit outdoor ancient art destinations, from Nazca Lines to Ajanta Caves - magnificent outdoor art created for reasons we can only speculate about.

Terracotta Army

Terracotta Warrior - Man and Horse by ehirota travel statue art ancient china antique xian terracotta warriors ehirota

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