Cave paintings consists of painted and engraved works on cave walls or ceilings. The earliest examples of those were seen at Aurignacian times which was almost 35,000 years ago. According to evidences, they did not produce them to decorate their living areas, it was possible to make them as communicational or religious purposes. The cave…
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Modern painters have been influenced by the Altamira cave paintings. After a visit, Pablo Picasso exclaimed "after Altamira, all is decadence". - Dopo Altamira, tutto è decadenza, esclamò Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973, incantato dinanzi allo spettacolo delle pitture rupestri nella grotta spagnola di Altamira. Molti pittori sono stati influenzati dalle opere delle grotte di Altamira.