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Survey the history of art, from antiquity to the present, on a global scale. Programs reveal the role art and creative imagination have played in forging humanity, and introduce viewers to works of beauty, ingenuity and illumination across cultures.
The Lady of Brassempouy
This 25,000 year-old sculpture found in France represents the dawn of the idea of beauty.