What is the most interesting and mysterious work of art?

The prehistoric Cave Grotte Chauvet

The Birthplace of Art

In my humble opinion, one of the greatest discoveries of the past 25 years. Please, take a little moment and read the following story, you will not regret it.





Inside the heavily protected Chauvet cave in France


IT IS a cave so closely guarded that only three people know the code to the half-tonne reinforced door that seals its entrance, where cameras keep watch 24 hours a day.

For tens of thousands of years, time stopped in the cave nestled deep in a limestone cliff that hangs over the lush, meandering Ardeche River ( southern France), until it was discovered in 1994 by a group of cave experts.

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