Original, Palaeolithic Tribute
By Canadian Artist, Frances Hallman-Chong
From earliest times, horses have captivated the human imagination. As long as 27,000 years ago, artists were depicting horses in numerous poses across the stone walls of caves. "Palaeolithic Tribute", created by fine artist and teacher, Frances Hallman-Chong, is inspired by these oldest known works of equine art. "Painted" with layers of crushed rock, this pony has been carved in the manner of solid stone. Richly hued with natural pigments, and glinting with minute fragments of crystal and mica, "Tribute" evokes memories of a distant time. Examine its pebbled surface patterns and watch the subtle shadows of ancient cave horses emerge...