July 26, 2016 Ryan Bahan Art A Journey to the Oldest Cave Paintings in the World July 26, 2016 Ryan Bahan Art Photo: Smithsonian. Discover the cave the holds an ancient secret: a 164,000 year old human painting. Smithsonian researchers detail the importance of this huge discovery here. Ryan Bahan Ryan Bahan Creative, Burlington, VT Hey! My name's Ryan, and I'm a creative media professional with a passion for digital storytelling. I use Squarespace to build and brand custom websites for businesses.