Ars longa, vita brevis (Art is long, life is short)
From the Aphorismi by Hippocrates.
Wandjina Rock Art, Kimberly region, Australia
Wandjina are the spirits of creation in Aboriginal mythology.
This is the world’s oldest unbroken spiritual art tradition dating back to around 15,000 – 17,000 yrs, possibly more (some suggest 50,000 years).