Designed to slip into a pocket, backpack, or purse, and written to deliver concise information, these new guides to the world's major artists are a handy reference tool for all art lovers. Open any page of these guides and you'll find a host of facts and illustrations clearly presented in eye-catching spreads. Compare and contrast details of artworks. Learn about the artist's life and times. Follow the evolution of a career. Discover where his or her works can be found today. Enhanced with glossaries, bibliographies, and maps, these perfect gallery and travel companions are printed on heavy, coated paper with a flexible cover that is durable enough to withstand repeated use. With this much information made accessible, Prestel's new "Art Guides are certain to be opened again and again.Duchting, Hajo is the author of 'Picasso Art Guide', published 2004 under ISBN 9783791330730 and ISBN 379133073X.