Painting is the most beautiful way to bring the imaginations and creativity of artists in front of the world. The art is as old as human civilizations, and the prehistoric rock paintings on cave walls and ceilings found in may parts of the world still continue to fascinate art lovers. During the medieval age, various forms of painting flourished in different parts of the world. Notable among them were Indian, Islamic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Western paintings. The Renaissance (14th to 17th century) in Europe is considered by many as the golden age of painting. Ethnicpaintings attempts to take you on an enlightening odyssey through the vibrant world of paintings. The site provides descriptive information on painting styles, media, tools, famous paintings and renowned artists across the globe. There is a wealth of well-researched and comprehensive articles on painting styles and movements, contemporary artists, and much more.