Dec 10
Cuzco School
10 Dec, 2020. 0 Comments. current, past exhibition. Posted By: Gilon Gutkin
Cuzco School The Spanish, who aimed to convert the Incas to Catholicism during the Colonial period sent a group of religious artists to Cusco, Peru. These artists formed The Cusco School, a school for Quechua people and mestizos, teaching them drawing and oil painting in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The Cusco School of painting is one of the most uniquely South American styles of painting to come out of the Spanish colonies. The Cuzquena paintings are exclusively a form of religious art whose main purpose was didactic, often characterized by their lack of perspective, their predominance of…