By Claudio Cavatrunci
Pre-Columbian paintings is the visible arts of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean, North, valuable, and South Americas till the past due fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries, and the period of time marked by way of Christopher Columbus' arrival within the Americas.
Pre-Columbian paintings thrived through the Americas from no less than, 13,000 BCE to 1500 CE. Many Pre-Columbian cultures didn't have writing platforms, so visible artwork expressed cosmologies, global perspectives, faith, and philosophy of those cultures, in addition to serving as mnenomic devices.
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