There are many uplifting events in the written history of mankind. There are also records of human suffering on a vast scale. The events, both good and bad, are not limited to any culture or location. Some of them were caused by natural disasters. Hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes have created a vast amount of human suffering. People have lost their homes, their livelihoods and their families in natural disasters. They have been forced to leave loved ones to find work or relocated when an area was no longer viable. Artists have depicted these tragedies in many different mediums. Paintings, sculptures and ceramics have all shown the sufferings of mankind.
Museums are the perfect place to discover the art of ancient man. They have some of the best displays of intact ceramic and pottery pieces...READ MORE
The continent of Antarctica is the only continent on Earth that does not have an easily accessible supply of clay. Deposits of this precious building...READ MORE
For those interested in the arts and crafts of ancient cultures, pre-Columbian art has its own followers. There are many different forms, and the name...READ MORE
Humans in ancient days were few and far between. They formed family groups that later became tribes. The various tribes had hunter-gatherer cultures. The men...READ MORE
Throughout the history of the world there have been titanic events that shaped the lives of people. Earthquakes have disrupted entire cultures and destroyed their...READ MORE
Cultures all across the globe have created their own unique brands of pottery and ceramics, but few people are able to afford originals for home...READ MORE