Simon Schama looks at the formative role art and the creative imagination have played in the forging of humanity itself. Simon explores the remote origins of human creativity with the first known marks made some 80,000 years ago in South African caves - marks which were not dictated merely by humanity's physical needs.
Genre: History Documentary
Running Time: 60 minutes (approx)
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