History

The Cusco painting in the XVI and XVII century and its influence in Lima and Quito

The Cusco painting is a cultural convention of full originality unparalleled in the history of pictorial art in Latin America, although the painting was developed in other Spanish colonial centers

The Pachamama deity on the Andes

1. What is Pachamama and what does it mean? The Pachamama or Mother Earth is a divinity that represents nature for many Andean peoples of South America. In Inca mythology,

Why there was no starvation neither malnutrition back in the Inca Period?

Starvation in the Inca Period | Why there was no starvation neither malnutrition back in the Inca Period? On the world there are seven geographical locations were the societies living

The origin and appellations of the name of Arequipa

Origin of Arequipa City name: Arequipa is located in the south of the country, in the mountains of the Andes desert, also known as: “The white city”, Due to its

The human body in religious painting in the Andes of Cusco

In many of the paintings covered in this article, the human body plays a secondary role in clothing, accoutrements, pose and other defining attributes of one’s identity. Indeed, as many